Past Performance - Saturday August 9th - 11am to 1pm ARTsEastNY Summer Saturdaze 

Come see Jazz Roots perform at the ARTsEastNY Summer Saturdaze "All About Jazz"  Day at the East New York Farmers Market!  The show takes place on closed off block (Schenck Ave. between Livonia and New Lots Aves).  We will be performing Take 5, Down into Muddy Water, and Ellie's Love Theme/Shaft.

Past Performance - June 25, 2014 at 7:30 pm - NYC10 at Dixon Place

Come see Jazz Roots perform "Shaft Medley" at NYC10 on Wednesday June 25th at 7:30pm! The performance will be held at Dixon Place, located at 161A Chrystie Street b/w Rivington & Delancey, New York, NY.

Click here for more information and here to get your tickets



Past Performance - June 1st at 7pm AND June 8th at 7pm - "Two Companies, One Heart" 

Come enjoy "TWO COMPANIES, ONE HEART," an evening of performance with Jazz Roots Dance Company and Silva Dance Company!   

The performances are Sunday June 1st at 7pm AND Sunday June 8th at 7pm. The performance will be held at Dixon Place, located at 161A Chrystie Street b/w Rivington & Delancey, New York, NY.

Tickets are available here or though Dixon Place

Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook Event, and share with your friends! And keep reading for more information about both Jazz Roots Dance Company and Silva Dance Company!


Founded by world-renowned Jazz Dance icon Sue Samuels, Jazz Roots Dance Company is one of the only Classic Jazz Dance Companies in the world today. Their viewer friendly, cohesive repertoire showcases the exciting rhythms and distinctive styles of this true American art form and the dancers move the spirit of the audience by echoing every nuance of the music with their bodies.  Every show is a wonderful, flowing journey through a variety of moods, feelings and rhythms that leaves you energized and wanting more!

Founded by renowned dancers Leandro Santos Silva and Janete Silva, the Silva Dance Company provides a masterful look into the art of Brazilian Dance. Borrowing from capoeira and Afro-Brazilian dance traditions, as well as contemporary and modern techniques, the Silva Dance Company offers an evolution in dance – a fusion of distinctly beautiful and rich art cultures. Pieces showcase the grace and fluidity of motion now common in western theater, while interweaving the inherent artistry of Brazil, a palpable rhythmic spirituality that captivates and compels audiences.


Past Performance - May 2, 2014 - Choreographers Canvas

Come see Jazz Roots perform "The Swing is the Thing" and "Down into Muddy Water"at the Choreographer's Canvas at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center on May 2nd!  Click here for tickets and find the event on facebook! For more general information about Choreographers Canvas, click here.




Past Performance - April 12 & 13, 2014 - New York Jazz Choreography Project

Come enjoy Jazz Roots perform "Take 5" at the New York Jazz Choreography Project on Saturday April 12th at 8:30pm and Sunday April 13th at 4:00pm.  Performances are at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at the Peridance Capezio Center, 126 East 13th Street in Manhattan. Click here for more information!

Past Performance - April 5, 2014 - NYC Dance Arts Dance Festival

Come see Jazz Roots perform"Take 5" on Saturday April 5th, 8;00pm!  It will be at the 133rd Street Arts Center,  located at 308 W133rd Street.  For more information and tickets, click here.



PAST PERFORMANCE - February 16th 2014 - A Kaleidoscope of Classic Styles!

Come and see Jazz Roots perform a "Kaleidoscope of Classic Styles" on February 16th, 2014.  This will be a studio performance at Broadway Dance Center, 322 West 45th Street, NY 10036, featuring NEW WORKS in the Classic Jazz Dance styles of Luigi, Matt Mattox, JoJo Smith and Bob Fosse.  Come at 6.30pm for wine and cheese.  Showtime is 7pm. Suggested donation $20.  Come and see brand new works created by today's current choreographers in the old classic styles.


PAST PERFORMANCE - February 9, 2014 - The New York Jazz Choreography Project at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Come see Jazz Roots Dance perform "The Swing is the Thing" and "Fly Me to the Moon."  This New York Jazz Choreography Project event takes place at the Second Sunday Performance Series at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.  

The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is located at 331 East 70th Street, and the performance begin at 2 p.m. For more information, please click here.


PAST PERFORMANCE - October 20 - Broadway Dance Center, 6:30pm

Come and support Jazz Roots Dance Company and enjoy a great show!

Special guest performers include Janete Silva and The Silva Dance Company, Germaine Salsberg’s “Les Femmes” Tap Group, and other surprise guests!

It's a FUNdraising evening, and any amount is appreciated.  Couldn't come to the show? Please click here to make a donation.


PAST PERFORMANCE - October 19, 8:30pm, New York Jazz Choreography Project

Jazz Roots will perform "The Emerald Forest" at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at the Peridance Capezio Center: 126 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003. Click HERE for more information and tickets.