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Summer Jazz Intensives

New York Jazz Academy »
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Start date: Mon, Jun 29 10:00am - 4:00pm (45 sessions)
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Mon, Jun 29: 10:00am - 04:00pm
Tue, Jun 30: 10:00am - 04:00pm
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Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan
263 W 86th St
At West End Ave
New York, New York 10024
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Class Information

  • Class Level: All levels
  • Age Requirements: 13 and older
  • Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this jazz music class:

Students will get a chance to learn all styles of jazz on virtually any instrument, including piano, guitar, drums, voice, saxophone, trumpet and more.

Week long immersion camp, M-F, 10am-4pm. Open for all instruments, ages 14-adults. International students are welcome to attend on visitor or work visas. 

Summer Jazz Intensives faculty features many of the finest jazz musicians and educators in New York City, including Tom Dempsey, Dave Ambrosio, Pete Zimmer, Adam Birnbaum, Dan Kaufman, Michael Webster, Alex Nguyen, Dan Blankinship, Tammy Scheffer, and Kelly Ash, among others.

These unique summer music camps emphasize practical playing experience through a variety of classes, clinics, and performance activities for today’s jazz musician. For the first time, this summer’s intensives will include a completely immersive jazz experience that incorporates visits to major New York City jazz venues, including clubs, historical sites, and visits with influential players on the NYC jazz scene.Each week features new curricular material, giving musicians the flexibility to attend as many weeks as they choose. All participants will be placed in performance ensembles that stress a combination of reading music, improvising and collaborative music- making. Participants will leave the program with a significantly greater understanding of harmony, melody, and jazz styles.

Day Schedule
10:00am Jazz Theory Classes
11:00am Sectional Workshops (Rhythm Section/Melodic/etc.)
12:00pm Daily Private Lessons
12:30pm Lunch + Jam Sessions
1:00pm Ensemble Rehearsals
3:00pm Guest Artist Master classes
4:00pm Regular Dismissal
7:00pm Optional evening jam/hang

Required Materials: Piano, bass amp, guitar amp, drum set and music stands are provided. Guitarists and bassists should bring cables.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing.  Cancellations are never accepted over the phone. If you cancel more than thirty (30) days before the first day of any workshop or course, New York Jazz Academy will retain $25 of your tuition payment. You will receive a refund of any additional tuition you have paid for that workshop. If you cancel twenty-nine (29) days or less before the start of any workshop or course, you will forfeit your entire tuition for that workshop. You will not get a refund. However, a friend or family member may attend the workshop in your place, or you may donate your spot as a scholarship to a financial need student. There is no refund for no-shows or withdrawals after the class begins. For transfers made thirty (30) days or more before the first day of a workshop or course, students will be charged a transfer fee of $25. No transfers are allowed less than thirty (30) days before the first day of a workshop or course. 

PLEASE NOTE: New York Jazz Academy is not responsible for providing make-ups or issuing refunds, credits or transfers for days or entire workshops/courses/private lessons missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond the Academy's control. Students will receive a full tuition refund only in the event that New York Jazz Academy cancels the workshop, course, or private lesson.

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All 9 weeks

Mon, Jun 29 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Jun 30 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Jul 01 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Jul 02 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Jul 03 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Jul 06 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Jul 07 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Jul 08 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Jul 09 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Jul 10 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Jul 13 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Jul 14 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Jul 15 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Jul 16 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Jul 17 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Jul 20 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Jul 21 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Jul 22 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Jul 23 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Jul 24 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Jul 27 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Jul 28 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Jul 29 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Jul 30 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Jul 31 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Aug 03 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Aug 04 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Aug 05 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Aug 06 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Aug 07 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Aug 10 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Aug 11 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Aug 12 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Aug 13 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Aug 14 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Aug 17 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Aug 18 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Aug 19 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Aug 20 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Aug 21 10:00am - 4:00pm
Mon, Aug 24 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue, Aug 25 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wed, Aug 26 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thu, Aug 27 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri, Aug 28 10:00am - 4:00pm

Upper West Side, Manhattan
263 W 86th St
At West End Ave
New York, New York 10024



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New York Jazz Academy
Upper West Side, Manhattan
263 W 86th St
At West End Ave
New York, New York 10024

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School: New York Jazz Academy

New York Jazz Academy is the fastest-growing music school in New York City. We offer the highest quality music instruction to New York City students of all ages. Recognizing the lack of opportunity among many NYC students to play in school jazz ensembles, the New York Jazz Academy offers low-cost weekly...

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