News Room

Welcome to the JAZZ HOUSE KiDS News Room, a resource for members of the news media. Below, please find the latest news, press releases, images, media guidelines, and information about how to get in touch with members of the Public Relations team.

On The Sunny Side of The Street


Introducing our new e-newsletter, “JAZZ HOUSE KiDS on the Sunny Side of the Street.” Here we’ll highlight some of the ways we’ve adjusted to remote learning, our amazing students and faculty and all the special programming we have planned, both online and, looking forward in the calendar, when we can all get together and play music.

Stay healthy and keep on swinging!


Looking for information about a events, education program, or JAZZ HOUSE KiDS announcement? Brows through our press releases by date.


Find and read important messages from JAZZ HOUSE KiDS about current events that may affect our students, events and community.


Browse the JAZZ HOUSE KiDS archives and find articles on past events, concerts, educational programs and community work.


Review the annual impact report to see how our programs provide for the community, along with a message from JAZZ HOUSE KiDS president Melissa Walker.

Be An Instrument for Change


Part Time Full Charge Bookkeeper

Details at a glance  On-site Location  Part time – (25 hours) 4-Year Degree and experience required Position Summary JAZZ HOUSE KIDS is seeking a Full Charge Bookkeeper to support Finance

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Ray Charles - Soul Jazz playlist on Spotify

Spotify #9 Soul Jazz 1

Got soul?  We asked our JAZZ HOUSE Artistic Director, and 7-time GRAMMY-winning bassist, CHRISTIAN McBRIDE to curate this week’s playlist on SOUL JAZZ.  He had a hard time narrowing it down, and only got

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Angelique Kidjo - International Jazz Day Spotify Playlist

Spotify #8 International Jazz Day

TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! Happy International Jazz Day!  In 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz

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2021 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS spring internship positions

2021 Summer Internship Positions

We currently work remotely, due to COVID-19, and will reevaluate in-office and on-site programming this summer. 2021 Summer Description JAZZ HOUSE KiDS is a nationally recognized and award-winning nonprofit music education and

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Herbie Hancock spotify playlist

Spotify #7 Herbie Hancock

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HERBIE HANCOCK! Legendary jazz pianist and composer HERBIE HANCOCK has been on the forefront of jazz and popular music for more than 60 years. His music is rooted in blues

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Womens History Month Spotify playlist

Spotify #6 CHiCA POWER II

MORE CHiCA POWER® FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Earlier this month, we celebrated Women’s History Month with the music of our own talented JAZZ HOUSE female instructors + guest artists who have mentored and inspired

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Youth Jazz Classes

Spotify #5 CHiCA Power

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WITH CHiCA POWER! March comes in like a lion ushering in Women’s History Month!  To celebrate, we had to go no further than the music of our own

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Black History Spotify playlist

Spotify #4 Black History Month

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH MUSIC with a NEW JAZZ HOUSE Spotify Playlist!  Jazz has its roots in the African-American experience, and in honor of Black History Month, we asked our long-time JAZZ

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Christian McBride


START YOUR DAY SWiNGING! JAZZ HOUSE Spotify Playlist #2: CHRISTIAN McBRIDE Take a listen to our new playlist featuring our very own JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Artistic Director, six-time GRAMMY Award-winning

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Jazz House Kids on Spotify

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS on Spotify

Have you heard?  Introducing our very first JAZZ HOUSE Spotify Playlist! CHRISTIAN McBRIDE curates a special playlist for us ahead of his upcoming performance with acclaimed trumpeter WYNTON MARSALIS at the RALPH PUCCI 5th Annual Jazz

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