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The World-Leader In Jazz Education

July 3 - 19, 2020

Combos • Theory • Master Classes • Jam Sessions

Enjoy 60 hours of combos, concerts, special clinics, jam sessions, 50+ faculty and hundreds of participants from all over the world!
Jamey Aebersold's Summer Jazz Workshops on YouTube
Jamey Aebersold's Summer Jazz Workshops on YouTube
Jamey Aebersold's Summer Jazz Workshops on YouTube
2019 Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops Registraiton

2019 Registration is Open!

CalendarDecember 27, 2018
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2019 Is Approaching … Don’t Miss Out!

You can now register for the 2019 Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops at the University of Louisville!

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2019 Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops Announcement

2019 Jazz Workshops … Coda!

CalendarDecember 27, 2018
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Well, guess what? Last year around this time my health was failing fast. I had zero energy. After various tests, my doctor couldn’t seem to figure out what was wrong with me. So, I announced that 2018 would be the last SJW camp. Then, we found out I had two blocked arteries and very quickly had a double bypass operation. Hooray for modern medicine! After recuperating I realized I really didn’t want to stop the jazz workshops. So, now I’m saying I will do one more in 2019 at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

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David Liebman at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops
Special Guest 2017: David Liebman

Special Guest 2018: David Liebman

CalendarMarch 8, 2018
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We are proud to welcome David Liebman to Session “A” of the 2018 Summer Jazz Workshops.

Saxophonist David Liebman will be with us for the first week of the 2018 Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Mr. Liebman is both a Grammy Nominee and an NEA Jazz Master. Along with countless other awards, he has been a special guest of the workshops for many years. Read the full article …

We welcome all ages, abilities, and instruments!

Middle / High School Students • College Students / College Prep • Adults of All Ages• Hobbyists • Professionals • Retired & Ready to Jam!
All Ages
All Ages.
In 2018, the youngest participant was 11 and our oldest 88. There will be someone else your age. There is nothing to be afraid of!
All Abilities
All Abilities.
Everyone will have a placement audition upon arrival. We place everyone in groups with other musicians at their same level to get the best instruction.
All Instruments
All Instruments.
We welcome all instruments including vocalists. Additionally, we welcome accordion, recorder, harmonica, melodica, bassoon ... just about anything!

    Call with ANY questions!
    (10am-4pm Eastern Time M-F)

    2020 Workshop Dates

    Choose from 2 Weeks of Jazz:
    • July 5th thru July 10th
    • July 12th thru July 17th
    2-Day Workshops
    • July 4th & 5th
      “Anyone Can Improvise!” w/Jamey!
    • July 4th & 5th
      “Guitar/Bass/Drum” Workshop
    • July 11th & 12th
      “Guitar/Bass/Drum” Workshop
    NEW Mini-Workshops
    • July 3rd thru 5th
      Jazz Piano Workshop
    • July 3rd thru 5th
      Vocal Workshop
    • July 10th thru 12th
      Brazilian/Latin Jazz
    • July 17th thru 19th
      Big Band Workshop