Eli Yamin is a jazz and blues pianist, producer and educator. He co-founded The Jazz Drama Program, which creates, records and licenses original jazz musicals for children to perform for children. He is head of instruction at the Middle School Jazz Academy and training specialist at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Eli has completed three world tours as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. Department of State and has performed and taught at the Obama White House. His most recent recordings are You Can’t Buy Swing with his jazz quartet and Nora’s Ark, the jazz musical with his jazz quintet and the Grammy award winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Eli is constantly blown away by the power of jazz and blues music to uplift, inspire and unite people of all ages and backgrounds.