Lord, Please Protect Black Men by Eli Yamin

Lord, please protect black men   Who have carried our cross in America for too long   Who watch birds   Who design and build bridges   Who inventĀ    Who teach   Who raise children   Who write music   Who play the saxophone, trumpet, piano, drums, tuba, bass, and violin.   Lord, please […]

Jazz Power Initiative 15th Anniversary Celebration

It’s amazing to see this dream come this far–Jazz Power Initiative, the non profit I co-founded in 2003 with Clifford Carlson, is turning 15 years old. Jazz Power is one feisty teenager, let me tell you. Based in upper Manhattan, our uptown programs in Harlem and Washington Heights are thriving with 30 teens receiving scholarships […]