Wednesday
Apr202016

Past Performance: HATCHed Performance Series

May 7th at 8pm

LOCATION: The Works Studio, 131 West 24th Street, 4th Floor, New York City.

Come see Jazz Roots perform once again in the HATCH Presenting Series! Founded by Jennifer Muller in 1997, this series is presented three times a year and allows choreographers the chance to present new works to audiences. Don't miss this special intimate performance by Jazz Roots of Ellie's Love Theme/Shaft!

 

 

Tuesday
Mar292016

PAST PERFORMANCE- New York Jazz Choreography Project- April 9th and 10th

 

April 9th at 7pm and April 10th at 4pm
LOCATION: Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance
Jazz Roots will be performing BLACKBIRD.
This piece has not been performed recently by Jazz Roots, and it's a very special piece. The lead dancer never touches the floor. Don't miss this!

 

 

Tuesday
Feb232016

Past Performance: Songbirds 2- A Celebration of African-American Women in Theater- March 10th

Jazz Roots Dance will be performing new, never-before-seen choreography to "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "This Joint is Jumpin'" to live music!

For tickets, call 212-237-8764.

in this beautiful celebration of African American female performers. Following last year's successful performance of "Songbirds of Civil Rights", this educational concert at John Jay College will honor many great women such as: Gertrude Jeannette, Lorraine Hansberry, Ruby Dee, Carmen De Lavallade, Katherine Dunham, Toni Morrison, Barbara Ann Teer, Alice Walker, Marjorie Moon, Dr. Josephine English, Micki Grant, and Josephine Premis.

Among the performers are Jazz Roots Dance, JJAY’s M.C. Ms. Yvonne Purdie, Tony winner Micki Grant, NEA’s Jazz Master 2012 Jimmy Owens, jazz-pianist-Composer Bertha Hope, producer-director-actress Alice Spivak, opera-singer-actress Hermine Bartee, playwright Sabura Rashid, producer-director Dr. Woodie King Jr., performer-storyteller Ashekia Hall, actor Brian Hurley and Columbia Records-MGM Recording Artist/TV Performer Angeline Butler.
Musical support includes, Music Director-Pianist Kiyoko Yamaoka, Guitarist Tomas Janzon, Percussionist Sylvia Cuenca and Bassist Saadi Zain.

TICKETS: Call 212-237-8764.
Gen’l Admission $20, Seniors $15, Students Outside JJAY $10
JJAY STUDENTS: FREE

Tuesday
Feb232016

Past Performance- Artists in Flight Showcase- February 20th

Jazz Roots is performing "Take 5" as a part of the first Artists in Flight Showcase. Produced by Catherine Mancuso, this showcase features various styles of jazz from both emerging and up-and-coming choreographers all over New York. Don't miss this great evening of dance!

Performances are at TADA Youth Theater, 15 West 28th Street, at 4:30 and 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the links below:

1 ticket - http://bit.ly/1SOOp2U
2 tickets - http://bit.ly/22ZJHUl
3 tickets - http://bit.ly/1l6BcEM
4 tickets- http://bit.ly/1PXRpr1
5 tickets - http://bit.ly/1PCV6jb
6 tickets -http://bit.ly/1PbOWWH
7 tickets - http://bit.ly/1P1g40Q
8 tickets - http://bit.ly/1W8659u
9 tickets - http://bit.ly/1Q5K36K
10 tickets - http://bit.ly/1OrfV0V

Wednesday
Dec232015

Past Performance- Luigi... A Benefit-Tribute Concert- December 28th

Come see us perform "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" to live music! Featuring many incredible Broadway Artists, including Tony winners Melba Moore and Donna McKechnie. To order your tickets, simply click this link:
Http://Www.symphonyspace.org/…/Luigi-A-Benefit-Tribute-Conc… or call 212-864-5400

Wednesday
Dec232015

Past Performance- Jason Samuels Smith And Jazz Roots- November 7th

Come see us perform at Southampton Cultural Center with Jason Samuels Smith! The performance is one night only, located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY, at 6:00pm, following a jazz and tap styles workshop from 3-5pm.

Wednesday
Oct282015

Past Performance - 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee- September 28th

Come see us perform at City Center, honoring Academy Award Winner Shirley Maclaine as she receives the Rolex Dance Award! The evening will also feature performances by groups such as the Big Apple Circus, American Ballet Theatre, New York Sond and Dance Company, and Arthur Murray Dance Center.

Tuesday
Mar242015

Past Performance - The April Jazz Project - April 25th and 26th

Come see us in The April Jazz Project with Jazz Choreography Enterprises on April 25th and 26th! The performance will be held at the Peridance Capezio Center's Salvatore Capezio Theater, located at 126 East 13th Street, New York, NY.   We'll be performing a popular piece from our longer work Jazz on the West Side!

Tuesday
Mar242015

Past Performance - The Choreographer's Canvas - Sunday April 26th at 6pm

Come see us in the 8th Annual Choreographer's Canvas! It will be held at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center (MMAC) on Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at 6:00pm.   MMAC is located at 248 West 60th Street, New York, NY.

Friday
Mar132015

Past Performance - Black History Month/Black Women Jazz Singers Celebration - March 19th

We'll be performing two brand new works created specifically for this event!  Come see us on March 19th at John Jay College as we celebrate Black History Month/Black Women Jazz Singers Celebration!