NEW!! Attracting the top talent from the tri-state area, these ensembles now have their own dedicated day to help serious jazz musicians advance their musicianship. This college preparatory track provides expansive instruction through the award-winning performance and touring Jazz House Big Band, our Ambassadors small ensembles, plus an improv class focusing on theory, transcription and language. Students will play a wide array of music and perform in a series of concerts and competitions, including Inside the Jazz Note®, hosted by Artistic Chair, Christian McBride.
AMBASSADORS + IMPROV
NEW!! This award-winning performance and touring ensemble is comprised of Jazz House Kids’ top improvisers. Students will receive expansive instruction on small ensemble performance plus an improv class focusing on theory, transcription and language. Performances at regional and possibly national competitions, festivals and concerts.