16 Apr

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THE LICK Infographic (aka “All I Really Need to Know About JAZZ I Learned From THE LICK”) »

Turns out a video we made a while back, “The Lick In All 12 Keys,” has a following.

15 Apr

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28 Mar

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NYJA Late Spring Semester 2018 At-A-Glance (registration is now open!) »

NYJA Late Spring Semester 2018 At-A-Glance
New York Jazz Academy® Late Spring Semester 2018 registration is now open! Feel free to download a PDF of our semester at-a-glance, or read for mo

10 Feb

NYJA Summer Jazz Intensives Featured in DownBeat Magazine »

March 2018 DownBeat Magazine Issue Spotlights NYJA Summer Jazz Intensives
Now entering our 10th year, New York Jazz Academy® has received a new spotlight in DownBeat Magazine, the country&#

07 Feb

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New Film Documentary on NYJA Released »

New Film Documentary on NYJA Released
The filmmaker Marcela Rivera stopped by New York Jazz Academy in Manhattan in Summer 2017 and filmed students and teachers for a single day.

31 Jan

NYJA Early Spring Semester 2018 At-A-Glance (registration is now open!) »

NYJA Early Spring Semester 2018 At-A-Glance
New York Jazz Academy® Early Spring Semester 2018 registration is now open! Feel free to download a PDF of our semester at-a-glance, or read for

31 Jan

NYJA Vocal Jazz Intensives Announced for April 2018 »

Do you love to sing? Are you craving an environment that is made just for you, your vocal interests and goals? NYJA Vocal Jazz Intensives offer a completely immersive experience for vocali

31 Jan

Jazz Lesson: Bebop Leading Tones in Sequence »

Much of bebop jazz vocabulary stems from the fusion of major and minor tonalities with a healthy dose of chromaticism.

30 Jan

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Milestone reached! NYJA Video lesson reaches 100,000+ views on YouTube »

A nice milestone reached! A New York Jazz Academy® video lesson reached 100,000+ views on YouTube this week. Thank you to all who have taken time to learn from the lesson on Bebop scales.

28 Nov

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NYJA Donates to Musicians in Haiti »

NYJA Donates to Musicians in Haiti
This past Saturday, New York Jazz Academy® director Javier Arau joined with Experience Ayiti, a Bronx-based non-profit, and donated a vanload of musical e