Jazz WaHi has been awarded grants from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) and Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp. (UMEZ) in support of the 2022 WASHINGTON HEIGHTS JAZZ FESTIVAL (in November at Le Chéile NYC and Kismat) AND the MELTING POT JAZZ SERIES (Wednesdays in June at the St. Frances Cabrini Shrine)!Big thanks to these two great organizations for helping to bring the Arts to the denizens of Manhattan!
(Note - all times Eastern)
Every Monday. 4:00 - 5:15 (weather permitting)WaHi Weekly Jazz Jam at Bennett ParkFt. Washington Ave. between w. 183 & 185.
Every Tuesday. 7:30 - 10:00
WaHi Weekly Jazz Jam at Kismat
603 Ft. Washington Ave. at w. 187.
The Jazz Vocal SeriesMay 2: Louise Rogers
June 6: Lauren Kinhan
see Vocal Series page for details
Jazz WaHi is happy to announce the lineup for this year's MELTING POT JAZZ Series,
Wednesdays in June, 6:30, on the lawn at the St. Frances Cabrini Shrine, 701 Ft. Washington Ave. in Washington Heights!June 1: Klezmer music by Isle of KlezbosJune 8: Afro-Cuban music and dance by the Max Pollak GroupJune 15: NOLA Gumbo by The Gotham KingsJune 22: Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz EnsembleJune 29: Brazilian Jazz by Liz RosaThese are all free, family-friendly concerts!
Melting Pot Jazz: Celebrating the Immigrants' Influence on Jazz in America is made possible in part with funding from UMEZ Arts Engagement, a regrant program supported by the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and administered by LMCC.
Thursday, November 3 – Sunday, November 6, 2022
The 5th Annual Washington Heights Jazz Festival
Jazz WaHi is happy to announce the winner of the 2022 Jazz Composition Competition: Jason Yeager!
Jason will premiere his commissioned piece, inspired by literary masterpieces of Upper Manhattan, at the 5th Annual Washington Heights Jazz Festival on November 5. Don't miss it!
Congratulations to Jason.
And thank you to all those who submitted work - it's heartening to know there's so much good jazz being created!!
In other news: CABRINI WINES AND SPIRITS is now the Official Wine Store of Jazz WaHi!Please consider shopping there for your wines and spirits (and tell them Jazz WaHi sent you).www.cabriniwines.com
And.... PANACEA BREAD (www.facebook.com/Panaceabread) is now the Official Bread of Jazz WaHi! Delicious bread freshly baked for youby two wonderful Washington Heights musicians, Alec Castro and Jhoey Garay! Order some today!
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