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It is with great sadness that we are officially canceling the 2020 Summer Jazz Workshops at the University of Louisville. This is not a decision that I am making lightly. With 54 straight years behind me, this is not the way I thought this year would go. However, we are living in uncertain times and the heath and safety of the world is far more important and we certainly do not want to endanger our summer jazz family.

In the continued interest of our collective health and safety, the School of Music is canceling all on-site activities, including camps, institutes, performances, and other events through June 30, 2020 including the Summer Jazz Workshops.

Our workshops are known for attracting musicians of all ages from all around the world and I hope everyone is taking care of themselves and each other. Do not let what’s happening get you down. Get on social media, share ideas, play music, and most of all improvise! Music is good for the soul.

We will begin issuing refunds for those of you who are registered.

Stay healthy!

Jamey Aebersold
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
Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops Bb B Flat Blues

Jamey Aebersold on the Bb Blues

CalendarMarch 13, 2020
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Jamey gives a brief discussion on the blues and how the Summer Jazz Workshops can help you learn to improvise!

Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops

Jamey Aebersold Talks Auditions

CalendarMarch 13, 2020
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As the Summer Jazz Workshops are fast approaching, Jamey takes a moment to discuss the auditions for placement.

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