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We Got That Swing!

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

WE GOT THAT SWING! jazz event brings together some of the most gifted young musicians and singers from across the city in performance with legends. Hosted by Lee Hogans, Harlem School of the Arts’ Chief Education Officer, and Eli Yamin, Jazz Power Initiative’s Managing and Artistic Director, this special collaboration is part of JPI’s ongoing series Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam and includes participation by violinist Curtis Stewart, the newly appointed Artistic Director of the American Composers Orchestra and HSA Alum, Bob Stewart, the world-renowned tuba player and educator, the LaGuardia High School of Music & Arts and Performing Arts, and Harlem Samba - a Brazilian percussion ensemble modeled after the samba school baterias of the Rio de Janeiro carnival. The program honors America’s greatest composer and bandleader, Duke Ellington on his birthday, Saturday, April 29th, and takes place in Harlem School of the Arts, Dorothy Maynor Hall, with a performance from 1:00pm-2:30pm. A workshop, led by Eli Yamin, and Bob Stewart, will take place at 11:00am, prior to the concert.


April 29
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm