- Jade Simmons – Pianist
Known for her musical creativity and electrifying stage presence, pianist Jade Simmons is committed to expanding the boundaries of Classical music. Chosen as Concert Artist Guild’s New Music/New Places Fellow, Jade offers a diverse mix of repertoire from the classics to the cutting edge, all presented with her unique communicative powers. The Washington Post branded her “A clear, powerful pianist with a magnetic personality…worth seeing any time.”
- Jaleel Shaw Quartet
Jaleel Shaw sees his experiences of growing up in Philadelphia, attending the Berklee School of Music, and breaking out on the New York Jazz scene as all essential to shaping his music.
- Jamaica Farewell
One of the winners of the 2007 New York International Fringe Festival, JAMAICA, FAREWELL is Debra Ehrhardt’s true story of her life growing up in Jamaica and how she achieved her lifelong dream of coming to America by smuggling a million dollars in cash from Kingston, Jamaica, to Miami in exchange for a businessman’s help in getting a visa.
- Jazz Forum Series: Saxophonist Alex Foster
Jazz Saxophonist Alex Foster performs in the 17th installment of the York College Jazz Forum Series.
- Jazz Workshop
The York College Jazz Workshop is the student jazz ensemble at York College/CUNY in Jamaica, Queens. The ensemble is a two-credit class and performs periodically throughout the semester
- Jazzy Brass - The Christmas Party
Special Presentation Series
- Keisha Williams
Keisha Williams has been singing gospel in front of audiences for 22 years and has been mesmerizing people with her soulful voice.
- Kenny Barron Trio
Jazz Live Series
- La edad de la ciruela/ The Age of the Prune
Teatro IATI presents a play by Aristides Vargas.
- L'Aprile Concentrate
Hailed by the New York Times as a “flash of beauty and inspiration”, Dr. April Lynn James is a lyric mezzo-soprano with a PhD in Music from Harvard University.