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The Jazzschool

Jazzschool Community Music School

jazzschool community music school

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

 

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