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JAZZ HOUSE MONTCLAIR YOUTH JAZZ CLASSES

JAZZ House Montclair WINTER PROGRAMS

The JAZZ HOUSE MONTCLAIR welcomes new instrumental and vocal students of all levels and abilities, from beginners to pre-professionals headed to the nation’s top college music programs. Program offerings include award-winning ensembles, masterclasses, GRAMMY Award-winning guest artists, jam sessions, and more!

JAZZ HOUSE NYC WINTER PROGRAMS

Open to all Trinity Youth, JAZZ HOUSE NYC, part of Trinity Youth Afterschool, will expand access to free musical training and jazz education in small and large group ensembles; improvisation; novice programs for beginners, which will include use of a new instrument; jazz vocals and African drumming.

JAZZ HOUSE @ Trinity Instrumental Jazz Academy

Together, we can be an instrument for change!

We’ve been swinging to the beat for 20 years! For two decades, we have used the uniquely American art form of jazz to provide world-class access, learning, career development and community building. To meet our growing needs, consider a year-end gift to help us impact more lives for the better.

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THE 2023 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL

NEWS ROOM

Christian McBride at the 2023 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL DOWNTOWN JAMBOREE

2023 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST: It’s a Wrap!

OUR THANKS TO YOU… One for the Record Books: Our Largest Crowd Ever! That’s a wrap! Whether you braved the elements in person, stayed home and watched the livestream or listened on WBGO HD2, the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL Downtown Jamboree was simply EPIC. 17,000 + Saturday’s festival set a new attendance record, drawing an impressive 17,200 music fans along the ½ mile stretch of Bloomfield Avenue, from Fullerton Avenue to Lackawanna Plaza. The festival also boasted close to 200 vendors presented by Rao’s Homemade, a Family Jazz Discovery Zone presented

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Bobby Watson - Jazz Icon

JAZZ ICON: BOBBY WATSON

About Bobby Watson Prolific saxophonist, composer, and educator Bobby Watson sits among the pantheon of jazz greats. As a bandleader, Watson has released numerous highly acclaimed albums, including Love Remains,

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“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

WHAT WE DO

Access

Access

We remove barriers and create opportunities for everyone to access instruments and practice spaces, enjoy performance and mentorship programs, and participate in unparalleled live jazz experiences.
Learning @ JAZZ HOUSE

Learning

Our year-round programming nurtures a love for jazz and centers jazz as intervention, empowering students ages 8 to 19, at every level of experience, to rise and improvise.

Career Development

Career Development

Through jazz, we prepare young people to become community leaders and global citizens, empowering them to find their voice both on and off the stage.
JAZZ HOUSE KiDS working in the community

Community Building

We foster communities of informed listeners, uplift marginalized voices, and create meaningful connections among emerging musicians, working artists, master practitioners, and lovers of jazz.