All of the instructors are so generous and highly skilled.
– Monique A., vocalist

Finally a place for vocalists! New York Jazz Academy® allows musicians to take their vocal chops to new levels by offering a range of courses, from vocal groups and ensembles, private lessons, jazz intensives, and more, all in an effort to collaborate and share ideas with other musicians. Classes are led by Carolyn Leonhart, Sirintip, Vicki Burns, and Tammy Scheffer, among others. Other courses include small ensembles, jazz foundations, theory and notation classes, improv workshops, and online classes. NYJA® vocalists see opportunities to work with a NYJA® mentor and also with other jazz musicians, including world-class accompanists and rhythm section players, taking their music to new heights of expression and feeling. NYJA® vocalists often have the opportunity to perform in some of the most iconic NY music venues. Singers have performed recently at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Smalls Jazz Club, Smoke Jazz Club, Club Bonafide, and more.

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