A World of Afro-Latin Percussion
The Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam series opens up with Jazz Power Initiative’s 2023 Community Artist-In-Residence percussionist Annette A. Aguilar & Stringbeans, presenting “A World of Afro-Latin Percussion.” The “jam” will be held Wednesday, October 18, 2023 7-9 PM at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center and Saturday, October 21, 2023 4-6 PM at National Jazz Museum in Harlem. This program highlights Afro, Latin jazz and Brazilian percussion, and features special guest, percussionist Warren Smith on 10/18. Additional artists include percussionists Renato Thoms and Joel Guzman (10/18), drummer Benny Koonyevsky, pianist Nicole Denner, pianist/vocalist Ariacne Trujillo Durand, vocalist Deborah Resto, flutist Karen Joseph, violinist/trombonist Eddie Venegas, violinist Rob Thomas (10/21), and bassist/cellist Jennifer Vincent.
Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam is produced by Jazz Power Initiative, a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 2003, is made possible in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; the Howard Gilman Foundation; the Hispanic Federation; the National Jazz Museum in Harlem; Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center with Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York and the New York City Department of Youth & Community Development; the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, and our individual donors. Thank you for your support!