Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

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LADAMA

LADAMA
Four sisters in song, rhythm and spirit

Harnessing music from their respective countries of origin –Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the United States, the group utilizes traditional and non-traditional instruments from across the Americas, but with a modern twist.
Singer Kiran Ahluwalia

Kiran Ahluwalia

KIRAN AHLUWALIA

A modern exponent of the great vocal traditions of India and Pakistan, her original compositions embody the essence of Indian music while embracing influences from Malian and Western blues, rock, R & B and nuances of jazz.
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Jobs

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Now entering our 15th anniversary year, FirstWorks has grown steadily since our founding in 2004. Discover current career opportunities where you can have an impact on creating access and engagement with the arts, and bettering the lives of children across Rhode Island.

Jazz Brunch with Urban Bush Women

JAZZ BRUNCH WITH URBAN BUSH WOMEN

Join us and members of Urban Bush Women as we wrap up their FirstWorks residency with a specialty brunch menu created by the culinary team at the Dorrance. Enjoy a mouth-watering buffet, relaxed conversation & soul-nourishing live jazz performed by Rhode Island’s own Travis Colby Band. ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED.
Wynton Marsalis

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

Wynton Marsalis is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, musical icon and a master big-band leader in the tradition of Duke Ellington .

Jazz at Lincoln Center JAZZ & DEMOCRACY

2016 ARTS LEARNING: JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER

Professional Development and All-school Assembly. Great opportunity for Social Studies, History and Music teachers! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD FLYER
Musicians from Jazz at Lincoln Center seated with their instruments

Jazz at Lincoln Center

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER
with FirstWorks Arts Learning

As the newest installment of their multi-year partnership with FirstWorks, this year’s Jazz and Civil Rights residency focuses on Jazz as an instrument of Social Change, and concludes with a public performance and Second Line march to the PVDFest parade.