Jazz Power Youth Showcase: Nora’s Ark
Join us at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem for Jazz Power Initiative’s Youth Workhshop Showcase Performance of Nora’s Ark, a jazz musical written by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson. The show includes contributions from Mickey Davidson (choreography), Eli Yamin (musical director), and Brian Fender (theatre specialist). Featuring students ages 11-19 from Jazz Power Youth Workshop: Mark McGowan, trumpet, Chris Byars, saxophone and flute, Adi Meyerson, bass and Dave Gibson, drums.
About the Artist
Eli Yamin is a jazz and blues pianist, composer, singer, producer and educator. Raised in the bands of jazz masters Walter Perkins, Illinois Jacquet and Barry Harris, his joyful and imaginative piano playing have taken him around the world with his own groups as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. Department of State and led him to perform and teach at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City and President Obama’s White House. Yamin co-founded and serves as Managing and Artistic Director Jazz Power Initiative, a non-profit organization that transforms lives through jazz arts education.