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Your child will play jazz with other kids who have the same passion. It’s an amazing experience that opens up new possibilities.
— JazzED Parent
 

ALL-STAR COMBO DESCRIPTIONS
Combos have 15 coaching sessions (averaging two monthly) during the school year.
Final performance: The Royal Room, Wednesday May 29, 2019 (7:00pm-9:00pm, load-in at 6:30pm).

Dmitri Matheny’s Combos

  • LIL HARDIN COMBO with Dmitri Matheny
    Open to grades 7-9
    Spots open: 2 horns (brass or woodwind)

    Every other Friday, 5:00-6:30 PM
    Dates: Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16 & 30, Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17

  • HANK MOBLEY COMBO with Dmitri Matheny
    Open to grades 10-12
    Spots open: None

    Every other Friday, 6:30-8:00 PM
    Dates: Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16 & 30, Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17

David Marriott, Jr.’s Combos

  • GERI ALLEN COMPOSER’S WORKSHOP with David Marriott, Jr.
    Open to grades 8-12
    Spots open: 3 any instrument

    Explore freedom of expression and work on music composition with us. This group will write for other JazzED student groups.
    Every other Friday, 5:00-6:30 PM
    Dates: Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16, & 30, Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17

  • J.J. JOHNSON TROMBONE CHOIR with David Marriott, Jr.
    Open to grades 6-12
    Spots open: 3 trombone

    This trombone-only choir will celebrate J.J. Johnson’s arranging and playing abilities.
    Every other Friday, 6:30-8:00 PM
    Dates: Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16 & 30, Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17

Kareem Kandi’s Combos

  • HORACE SILVER COMBO with Kareem Kandi
    Open to grades 7-9
    Spots open: None

    Every other Friday, 5:00-6:30 PM
    Dates: Oct 12 & 26, Nov 9, Dec 7, Jan 4 & 18, Feb 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24

  • HERBIE HANCOCK COMBO with Kareem Kandi
    Open to grades 10-12
    Spots open: None

    Every other Friday, 6:30-8:00 PM
    Dates: Oct 12 & 26, Nov 9, Dec 7, Jan 4 & 18, Feb 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24

Freddy Gonzalez’s Combo

  • PAQUITO D’RIVERA COMBO with Freddy Gonzalez
    Open to grades 8-12
    Spots open: 2 brass

    Afro-Cuban jazz, with leanings toward BeBop is what we’re about in this Latin Ensemble.
    Every other Friday, 6:30-8:00 PM
    Dates: Oct 12 & 26, Nov 9, Dec 7, Jan 4 & 18, Feb 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24


LOCATION
Coaching happens at the MLK FAME Community Center at 3201 E Republican St in the Madison Valley neighborhood.

SLIDING SCALE TUITION
We are committed to this program being financially accessible for ALL families. You select the tuition amount that works for you. Your tuition payment helps cover the cost of renting class space and paying our educators a fair wage, as well as classroom supplies, sheet music, etc.

  • $650, do not enter any code

  • $525, enter code FIVETWENTYFIVE

  • $400, enter code FOURHUNDRED

  • $275, enter code TWOSEVENTYFIVE

You will have the option of entering a sliding scale tuition code on the registration check-out page. Be sure to select the payment plan option if you want to break your payments up. Please note you will also have the option of paying your chosen amount in full if you prefer  

If you'd like to pay a different sliding scale amount than the options here, fill out our easy online form, and we'll send you a custom tuition code. 

Have questions about how this works? Contact us and we'll get right back to you!

REGISTRATION
Read through the combo descriptions. Choose the combo you want to be a part of. Be sure you can make the coaching dates. Combo spots are first come, first served. If you go to register for a combo and don't see your instrument listed, we're full on that instrument and you'll need to pick a different combo. Email kelly@seattlejazzed.org for assistance. 

Please review our cancellation policy


The community that JazzED is creating spans schools and neighborhoods, bringing together people who might not otherwise meet.
— JazzED Parent
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