Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

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UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program For Uptown Artists And Arts Orgs

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and the launch of UMEZ Arts Engagement. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: 2016 Annual Benefit Concert Hosted By The National Jazz Museum In Harlem

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By Rudy Collins

On Tuesday, June 14th, at the  2016 Annual Benefit Concert hosted by The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Legendary drummer extraordinaire Roy Haynes. Continue Reading →

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NJM In Harlem Benefit Concert Honors Roy Haynes

Roy HaynesOn Tuesday, June 14, 2016 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) will host its 2016 Annual Benefit Concert honoring legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes with the Legends of Jazz Award. Continue Reading →

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Nat’l Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Gala 2016

national museum of jazz in harlemThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) has announced that legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes will be honored with the Legends of Jazz Award, and President & CEO of The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Kenneth J. Knuckles, Esq with the Jazz and Community Leadership Award at its 2016 Annual Benefit Concert to be held on Tuesday, June 14 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. Continue Reading →

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