The New York Edition Grammy Week - 2018

The Grammy's 60th Anniversary

To celebrate The Grammy’s 60th Anniversary historic return to New York City and to fill a void for jazz events during the festivities, we are delighted to debut a magnetic 2-day experience highlighted by a one-of-a-kind jam session featuring jazz legends, along with the emerging artists and change agents of the genre.

Event Information

DAY 1 - JANUARY 24, 2018
EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

BRIDGING THE GAP

A dynamic panel discussion on the relationship between Jazz
historians and Jazz artists of the future

Invited Speakers: Esperanza Spalding, Wynton Marsalis,
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY ON JAZZ

An interactive experience featuring today’s innovative musicians.  Will discuss Esperanza’s album that she recorded live in 24 hours and have the students use Christian’s Stretch Music App.

Invited SpeakersEsperanza Spalding, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

CELEBRATION OF JAZZ DINNER

INVITED HOSTS:
Harry Connick Jr.  & Rachelle Ferrell

Private Pre-Grammy Celebration of Jazz Dinner boasting gourmet food, signature spirits and a curated catalogue of music highlighting past and present Grammy nominated jazz artists.
* Special Live Performance by Joey Alexander (invited)

DAY 2 - JANUARY 25, 2018

THE JAM SESSION

INVITED HOSTS:
Robert Glasper  & Don Cheadle

Jazz Is…In Session will culminate in a magical melding of sight and sound, as we experience unique live performance pairings between our illustrious legends who paved the way and the new generation of musicians that are forging innovative paths.  The Jam Session will take place in a unique, curated NYC venue designed for a modern interactive experience between artists and guests.
* A charitable donation will be made to a charter or public school that serves historically disadvantaged students.

INVITED SPEAKERS & HOSTS

*subject to change based on availability

CONTACT

For more information regarding the event get in touch!

Contact us:

info@jazzisinsession.com

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