GIVE TO THE JAZZ HOUSE KiDS RELIEF FUND

While the physical doors to JAZZ HOUSE KiDS may be closed for now, our doors have been swinging open online every day of the week. Please make a gift to help the JAZZ HOUSE rebuild its foundation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure we can continue PLAYING THROUGH THE CHANGES.

ANSWERING THE CALL TO ONLINE PROGRAMMING

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PEOPLE REACHED

HANG @ HOME ONLINE SERIES

Log on, listen and learn! Join our weekly Listening Parties hosted by Christian McBride and Melissa Walker and Masterclasses with great guest artists including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Helen Sung, Marcus Printup, Alvester Garnett, Cecile McLorin Salvant …

FRIDAY NIGHT
LISTENING PARTY

JOiN US for JAZZ HOUSE KiDS’ Hang @ Home Friday Night Listening Party for a round table of talented musicians and experts in the jazz world.

DRUM ROLL PLEASE!

  • Hosts: Melissa Walker + Christian McBride
  • Featuring: Eric Harland, Carl Allen + Cindy Blackman
  • Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
  • Time: 8:00 pm

SUNDAY REBROADCAST
LISTENING PARTY

Every Sunday, we will rebroadcast on our Live Stream page one of our Hang @ Home Listening Parties.

PART 2: THE SINGER + THE SONG

  • Featuring: KURT ELLING, WILL DOWNING + VUYO SOTASHE
  • Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020
  • Time: 4:00 pm

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MASTERCLASS SERIES

With a rotating focus, each week we present a notable artist and educator taking our students into their musical world. Space is limited as we will have participants from around the globe for these one-of-a-kind, virtual, interactive jazz masterclasses.

LATIN MUSIC MASTERCLASS

  • Featuring: ZACCAI CURTIS
  • Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 pm
Latin Music Masterclass with Zaccai Curtis

JAZZ EDUCATION PROGRAMS ONLINE

Enroll today! Our virtual classrooms are open for learning.

SUMMER PROGRAMMING

JAZZ IN JUNE

Write your first tune! Produce! Get your repertoire together! Each workshop session is designed to give students a jump in their musicianship on and off the bandstand.

  • Dates: JUNE 1 – JUNE 25, 2020
  • Where: All online classes are held from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET
  • Ages: 10 – 18,  All Levels
Jazz in June Summer Program
2020 Summer Program - Jazz in July

SUMMER PROGRAMMING

JAZZ IN JULY

Each day comprises of an in-depth musical focus giving students a deep dive into the technical aspects of their instrument, a chance to sharpen their improvisational tools, develop as a composer, and participate in a virtual big band.

  • Dates: July 13 – August 7, 2020
  • When: All online classes, Morning and Afternoon Sessions
  • Ages: 10 – 18,  All Levels

SUMMER PROGRAMMING

ADULT CLASSES

TAKE YOUR MUSICIANSHIP TO THE NEXT LEVEL! JAZZ HOUSE KiDS will offer four exciting new online weekly classes for adult musicians.

  • Dates: June 8 – July 30, 2020
  • Where: All online classes are held from 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM ET
Adult Summer Classes Online
WEEKDAY LARGE ENSEMBLES

WEEKLY ONLINE
CLASSES

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS mentors, educates, and inspires all of its students to be their best selves, not only in the realm of music, but in life in general. In effort to preserve this positivity, we have transitioned all of our JAZZ HOUSE classes to online classes.

VIDEOS

Open the video vault for an in-depth look at everything we do @ JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.

SUPPORT

Give An Instrument, Build A Musician.

Through our Give An Instrument, Build a Musician Fund, we place instruments in the hands of kids sitting on the sidelines and enable them to join their school bands. In fact, we provide more than $50,000 in instruments to students annually, as well as master classes to further boost their abilities and interest.

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NEWS ROOM

Check out the most recent issue of JAZZ HOUSE KiDSOn the Sunny Side of the Street, our latest news releases and press coverage.

  • FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear friends and families, Welcome to this week’s On the Sunny Side of the Street Vol. 9!

“JAZZ HOUSE is deserving and worthy of support from all who wish to see an actual movement in the direction of excellence for our young people. Count me in that number.”

 

– Wynton Marsalis; Managing and Artistic Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center

 

WHERE WE WORK

Working at the Jazz House

@ THE JAZZ HOUSE

Our JAZZ HOUSE music studio in Montclair serves a diverse group of students ages 8 to 18, from 45 communities across New Jersey.

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS working in schools

IN SCHOOLS

Our programs in underserved communities help bridge the gap in music education and place students on a level playing field.

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS working in the community

IN THE COMMUNITY

We know that music creates bonds and builds communities. That’s why everything we do is suffused with jazz.

OUR PEOPLE

Meet the team at JAZZ HOUSE KiDS

TEACHERS

Meet the accomplished musicians who lead ensembles, classes and big bands at JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS staff

OUR TEAM

Meet the tremendous band of professionals who keep the Jazz House humming each and every day.

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS leadership team

LEADERSHIP

Meet the dedicated and innovative leadership behind the doors of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS