Learn and have fun
at Jazz Night School
at Jazz Night School
View our online presentation of this winter's Jazz Night School combos! Passcode: 6j!2$x$v
The performance recording runs three hours and begins with 11 minutes of pre-concert music from Monk and Coltrane. Live Online Combos, Online Recording Combos, and student compositions from Jovino Santos Neto's online class Beyond Scales & Modes are all featured.
Jazz Night School is a vibrant and welcoming community-based nonprofit music education program that is home to hundreds of like-minded learners. Our school offers great opportunities to meet other dedicated jazz students and artists. Whatever your skill level, beginning, intermediate, or advanced, we have a place for you.New Students
Spring 2021 begins April 3rd
Whether you've played trumpet for 20 years or just started learning the bass, we provide live online classes, combos, and lessons that will accelerate your progress. Do you find yourself with more time to practice and want to learn new skills, connect with others, and have fun? Now’s the time to pursue your music dreams.
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.
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.
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.
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.