News Room


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.

Weekly Newsletter

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!

PRESS RELEASES

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.

IMPORTANT MESSAGES

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.

IN THE NEWS

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.

2018-2019 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Annual Impact Report

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.

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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! As we start the summer season, as always, we have an exciting look at what we’ve been doing to......

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. 8! Here’s where we take an exciting look at what we’ve been doing to help our community stay connected, creative......

[May 15, 2020, Montclair, NJ] – For more than 17 years, JAZZ HOUSE KiDS has delivered programming that engages and excites students, promotes harmony and collaboration and builds musicianship.  This summer promises to be no different with two offerings, eight weeks and 100 hours of programming …......

LATIN MUSIC MASTERCLASS with ZACCAI CURTIS Zaccai Curtis will be doing a masterclass on Latin Music for May 13th. Afro-Cuban Jazz. How it fits into American Classical Music(jazz) history and what to practice in order to feel comfortable in a “Latin Jazz” setting. Key points......

Rhythm Section – Hang @ Home Listening Party Rebroadcast. Featuring: Christian McBride with Tain, Rick Carlisle, Mark Whitfield. Sunday, May 10 4pm ET Your Favorite Rhythm Section Talks Their Favorite Rhythm Section A panel of the coolest rhythm section players, JEFF “TAIN” WATTS, MARK WHITFIELD......

Blues Masterclass with DAVE STRYKER This week’s rotating masterclass was the led by world-renowned jazz guitarist, composer and educator, DAVE STRYKER! In this unique masterclass, Dave used the Blues as a springboard moving to more advanced concepts. The class was open not only to guitarists,......

Take a listen to the talented JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Ambassadors’ rendition of Chick Corea’s “Bud Powell.”  This ensemble is one of 17 weekly classes conducted entirely online with student from 35+ school districts. Even though we temporarily closed the physical doors to our JAZZ HOUSE in......

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. 7! Coming to you a little later than usual, but as always, we have an exciting look at what we’ve......

Trumpet Talk We re-watch together Trumpet Talk, where our faculty and friends get together to talk trumpet records, solos, musicians, and of course who could play the highest and fastest. Hosted by Christian McBride who kept everyone on their best behavior! Featuring: Christian McBride, Marcus......

Meet Mychal O’Connor, our talented JAZZ HOUSE Summer Workshop alum who recently relocated to beautiful Hawaii with his family.  He is attending community college and still studies with his JAZZ HOUSE KiDS instructor, Radam Schwartz.  Mychal is working on composing, and here’s his piece, Jumping for Joy.  He also submitted this......