Jazz Power Initiative Presents: Now’s the Time for Jazz Diplomacy

Jazz Power Initiative Presents: Ari Roland Quartet with Ari Roland, Chris Byars, Zaid Nasser, Keith Balla.

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam is proud to present the Ari Roland Quartet with Ari Roland, bass, Zaid Nasser, saxophone, Chris Byars, saxophone, and Keith Balla, drums. Ari Roland is a born and raised New Yorker, Juilliard alumni, who was mentored by legends such as Lou Donaldson, Barry Harris and Betty Carter. He has traveled around the world to Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East, on 150 tours, spreading his message of unity through jazz music. We are thrilled to have him bring his program, “Now’s the Time for Jazz Diplomacy,” to our Intergenerational Jazz Power stages, join us!

Ari Roland Quartet

Ari Roland, bass
Chris Byars, saxophone
Zaid Nasser, saxophone
Keith Balla, drums

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!

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