Jazz Night School

Making music together is magical. Come join us!

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Online Classes

Rhythm Training, Secret Edge of Solfege, Language of Chord Symbols...

New Students

Jazz Night School provides innovative music education designed for adults. Enjoy quality instruction for all skill levels - fun, supportive, and judgement-free. Whether you are a curious beginner or a seasoned performer, we have a place for you.

New Students

How to Register

Explore courses through our Join menu above and register from your chosen offering page: Online Classes, Combos, Big Bands, Vocal Ensemble, Private Instruction.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Thank you to everyone who has participated in person during COVID. Your diligence and cooperation has helped keep this a safe place for us all to gather.

COVID vaccinations and masks are no longer required to participate in person at Jazz Night School.

While masks are no longer required, we support anyone's need or desire to continue use of masks while at Jazz Night School.

We will continue to monitor and follow local and state COVID-19 protocols.

Beginning Classes and Combos go better together!

Students are saying:

I really love having online classes, I am taking Jared Hall's class and I'm learning a lot even if we are not together in-person.

I have been amazed that I found an avenue to play an instrument that I love and took up very late in life (55) with instructors and people who are encouraging and fun. 

Cindy Goodwin

 Jazz Night School combines great teaching with a real sense of community. I'll be playing music here for many years to come. Thanks JNS!

Jazz Night School is fulfilling a long-held dream to become a better player.

Warren Wilson

Playing music that I love with other people gives me such joy. I'm gaining confidence, improving my skills, and having fun doing it!

It is great to share my passion with others and work on a creative endeavor through Jazz Night School. I appreciate the positive energy, making new friends with the same interest and finding new avenues to play together.

Marianne Gonterman

Jazz for Hire

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Learning to Make Music

Play together, learn together.

Learning to make music, like many abilities people acquire, depends on “doing”. Jazz Night School has proven this with all our performance-based learning experiences within combos, vocals, and big bands. That’s great because we can learn in the company of others - even more fun and rewarding.

Is that all it takes?

Growing musicianship however requires development of core areas which require individual work. In fact, the amount of solitary time invested and the quality of effort dedicated to developing these primary components of music making directly determine the state of our musicianship... more here.

Jay Thomas Ensemble at KNKX

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