NYJA® Spring Jazz Intensives (April 22-26, 2024)
|Regular Meet Days
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
11:00 am-5:00 pm
|Early Spring, Late Spring
New York Jazz Academy® Jazz Intensives are NYC’s most popular jazz programs for jazz musicians, including both teens and adults. These unique music camps emphasize practical playing experience through a variety of classes, clinics, and performance activities for today’s jazz musician. Intensives include a completely immersive jazz experience that incorporates visits to major New York City jazz venues, including clubs, historical sites, and visits with influential players on the NYC jazz scene.
Each week features new curricular material, giving musicians the flexibility to attend as many weeks as they choose. All participants will be placed in performance ensembles that stress a combination of reading music, improvising and collaborative music- making. Participants will leave the program with a significantly greater understanding of harmony, melody, and jazz styles.