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 It’s just been the best musical year of my life. Peter W., guitar

 

New York Jazz Academy® is a place you can nurture your passion for music and learn to express yourself through the language of jazz. NYJA offers courses of study for everyone, from singers to instrumentalists, at every level. Take a moment and explore all we have to offer. From private study to large ensembles, we provide a non-competitive place to learn – egos are checked at the door. Here you can enhance and hone your skills, take risks and grow into the best musician you can be. NYJA is comprised of hundreds of students local to NYC, in addition to 1,000+ worldwide, including musicians from 35+ states and 70+ countries. You’ll be in great company here!
 

Instrumental Programs and Workshops for All Levels

Whether you are an advanced player or a beginner, New York Jazz Academy® programs offer an opportunity for you to work with mentors and other like-minded musicians in an effort to take it to the next level. All NYJA teachers are active musicians on the NYC scene and are leaders in the world of jazz performance and instruction.

Vocal Programs and Workshops for All Levels

Whether you are a professional vocalist or a complete beginner, New York Jazz Academy® offers an opportunity for you to work with mentors and other like-minded vocalists and take it to the next level. Our teachers are active vocalists on the NYC scene and are leaders in the world of jazz performance and instruction.

Online Instruction

Online music studies are now a reality with New York Jazz Academy®! All you need to get started is a webcam, broadband internet connection, and a Skype account. If you are ready to start online jazz classes or online private music lessons you can start any time. NYJA Online features rolling admission.

Summer Jazz Intensives

New York Jazz Academy® Summer Jazz Intensives are NYC’s most popular summer jazz programs for jazz musicians, including both teens and adults. These unique summer music camps emphasize practical playing experience through a variety of classes, clinics, and performance activities for today’s jazz musician. NYJA Summer Jazz Intensives include a completely immersive jazz experience that incorporates visits to major New York City jazz venues, including clubs and historical sites, along with visits with influential players on the NYC jazz scene.

 

Winter/Spring/Custom Jazz Intensives

New York Jazz Academy® Winter/Spring/Custom Jazz Intensives are an offshoot of NYJA’s popular summer 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. NYJA Jazz Intensives include a completely immersive jazz experience that incorporates visits to major New York City jazz venues, including clubs and historical sites, along with visits with influential players on the NYC jazz scene.

 

Vocal Jazz Intensives

Do you love to sing? Are you craving an environment that is made just for you, your vocal interests and goals? New York Jazz Academy® Vocal Jazz Intensives offer a completely immersive experience for vocalists to delve into jazz training over a short-form, 2-day period.

Jelly Jamz

Jelly Jamz, the early childhood division of New York Jazz Academy®, introduces jazz music to young children, ages 6 months to 4 years. The dynamic Jelly Jamz curriculum draws upon classic and modern jazz, original songs, and traditional folk and world music while encouraging musical development through improvisation and the integration of song, dance, rhythm and movement.

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