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A Week With Us Could Change Your Life!

CalendarFebruary 17, 2017
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NEA Jazz Master and Jazz Educator, Jamey Aebersold

Hear it from those who have experienced it.

If you are thinking of attending the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops, now is the time! With a week-long tuition of $595, we might be the most affordable jazz workshops in the world offering a full week of:

  • 40 hours of hands-on rehearsals, jam sessions, classes and lectures
  • 20 faculty concerts

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Aebersold: A Jazz Icon’s Journey

CalendarFebruary 10, 2017
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From Left: JB Dyas, David Baker, Jamey Aebersold, Rufus Reid, Dan Haerle

Jamey Aebersold is an enigma.

A jazz musician and educator of the first order—having produced 133 play-along recordings while overseeing the preeminent summer jazz camp for decades—he still runs havoc on the basketball court. He is also a staunch political activist, especially regarding the issues of smoking and gun control. And he’s funny, in The Far Side kind of way.

Moreover, Aebersold is a true philanthropist, having donated myriad jazz education materials to needy schools around the world. He has sponsored scholarships for deserving music students, and made contributions to the University of Louisville, home to the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program.

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All Ages … Even Adults? YES!

CalendarJanuary 25, 2017
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Participants jam on the main stage.

Our workshops really are for all ages.

Most summer jazz workshops are geared exclusively towards high school and college students. While our workshops are the perfect place for high school students, college prep and college students, we offer something other workshops don’t … a place for adults to either begin or continue their study of jazz.

Here are some interesting facts:

  • About 2/3 of our participants are over 21 (21-88 years of age … yes 88!)
  • About 1/3 of our participants are under 21 (14-21 years of age)

I’m 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 … 80 … is there really a place for me?

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2017 Registration Is In Full Swing

CalendarJanuary 19, 2017
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Jim Rotondi, trumpet w/Rufus Reid on bass.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of the 2017 Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops.

If you are thinking of attending the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops in 2017, now is the time! With a week-long tuition of only $595, we are one of the most affordable jazz workshops in the world. You will be surrounded by musicians from all over the world, all ages and backgrounds, and all immersing themselves in jazz and jazz improvisation. Our program(s) include:

  • More than 40 hours of hands-on rehearsals, jam sessions, classes and lectures
  • More than 20 faculty concerts

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2017 Summer Jazz Workshop Teaser Video #1

CalendarJanuary 17, 2017
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Catch all the action!

We are so excited to release these teaser videos about the Summer Jazz Workshops. In 2016, we were able to capture some amazing footage of our participants, faculty, and special guests thanks to an amazing job by Doug Normington at Normco Multi-Media. Doug was an absolute professional not only behind the camera, but orchestrating interviews and the resulting highlight reels will be viewed years to come. When Doug wasn’t busy filming during his 2 weeks at the workshops, he was participating as a Vibes player!

We feel these videos are an exciting representation of what you can expect when you attend the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops!

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    2017 Workshop Dates

    Choose from 2 Weeks of Jazz:
    • July 2nd thru July 7th
    • July 9th thru July 14th
    2-Day Workshops
    • July 1st & 2nd
      “Anyone Can Improvise!” w/Jamey!
    • July 1st & 2nd
    • July 8th & 9th
      “Guitar/Bass/Drum” Workshop