For over 20 years, Jazzschool has been dedicated to the study and performance of jazz and related styles of music from around the world.
Jazzschool is open year-round, offering classes and workshops on a quarterly basis, with dozens of options for instrumentalists and vocalists of all ages and skill levels.
Jazzschool Performance Ensembles
Jazzschool Performance Ensembles explore a wide range of styles including jazz (standards, hard-bop, post-bop, fusion), Latin jazz, Brazilian, blues, R&B, funk and Balkan (eastern European). Ensemble opportunities are available for instrumentalists and vocalists at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. A placement audition is required.
Jazzschool Instrumental Courses
Jazzschool Instrumental Courses offer an opportunity to study a specific instrument in a group setting. Courses are available for saxophone, harmonica, piano/keyboard, guitar, bass and drums/percussion, with instruction for beginners to advanced players.
Jazzschool Vocal Courses
Jazzschool Vocal Courses offer singers of all levels an opportunity to improve style and technique in a group setting. Performance courses are offered in jazz, Latin, blues, R&B and pop genres.
Jazzschool Young Musicians Program
The Jazzschool Young Musicians Program offers a range of courses for middle and high school students, with ensembles available for beginning, intermediate and advanced instrumentalists. A placement audition is required.
Jazzschool Workshops and Classes
For instrumentalists and vocalists who prefer a short-term commitment, Jazzschool Workshops and Classes provide intensive instruction in single sessions of two or three hours and in a series format, focusing on specific aspects of jazz
Note: Class size is limited in all Jazzschool offerings. Most courses are available on a first-come first-served basis. We encourage you to register early and guarantee your spot! You can enroll online or call 510.845.5373.