New Works Mardi Gras Show at The Royal Room
Feb
28
7:00 pm19:00

New Works Mardi Gras Show at The Royal Room

  • The Royal Room

On Tuesday, February 28th the New Works Ensemble celebrates the great music of New Orleans, and Mardis Gras, with a special open rehearsal and performance at The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave S).
 

  • Open rehearsal will begin at 6:00pm (student call time 5:30pm)
  • Performance begins shortly after 7:00pm
  • Done by 8:00pm


Royal Room Show: Mary Lou Williams Ensemble and Quincy Jones Ensemble
Mar
5
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: Mary Lou Williams Ensemble and Quincy Jones Ensemble

  • Royal Room

Big Band Ensembles Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table. 

Mary Lou Williams Ensemble performs at 5:00 pm, call time 4:15 pm

Quincy Jones Ensemble performs at 5:45 pm, call time 5:15 pm

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

 

Royal Room Show: Louis Armstrong Ensemble and Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble
Mar
12
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: Louis Armstrong Ensemble and Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble

  • The Royal Room

Big Band Ensembles Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table.

Louis Armstrong Ensemble performs at 5:00 pm, call time 4:15 pm

 Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble performs at 5:45 pm, call time 5:15 pm

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

Mar
16
6:00 pm18:00

Soundtrack for the Future Gala

  • The Triple Door

Celebrating the power and future of music with you.

Save the Date - Thursday, March 16, 2017

Be our guest at The Triple Door for a magical night of music, food and wine.
Proceeds benefit Seattle JazzED students.

Gala Details
Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm, pre-show cocktail hour 6:00pm
The Triple Door, 216 Union St, Seattle

Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble
Mar
19
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble

  • Seattle JazzED

Big Band Ensembles Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table. 

Student sound check at 4:00 pm

New Works Ensemble performs at 5:00 pm

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

New Student Open House!
Mar
26
2:00 pm14:00

New Student Open House!

  • Seattle JazzED

Did you see JazzED at your school assembly and want to play music with us?

Thinking about doing the FREE Summer Jazz Prep Camp?

Come to the New Student Open House on Sunday, March 26th to meet the teachers and try out instruments. Drop in anytime between 2-4pm. There will be pizza!

We're looking to meet students going into 4th, 5th and 6th grade who want to be a part of JazzED! Learn about our easy financial aid program and free instrument loans. Be part of one of the most exciting youth programs in Seattle!

Royal Room Show: Benny Goodman Ensemble & Intro Ensemble
Mar
26
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: Benny Goodman Ensemble & Intro Ensemble

  • The Royal Room

Big Band Ensembles Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table. 

Intro Ensemble performs at 5:00 pm, call time 4:15 pm

Benny Goodman performs at 5:45 pm, call time 5:15 pm

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

Royal Room Show: Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Ensemble and Count Basie Esemble
Apr
2
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Ensemble and Count Basie Esemble

  • The Royal Room

Big Band Ensembles Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table. 

Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Ensemble performs at 5:00 pm, call time 4:15 pm

 Count Basie Ensemble performs at 5:45 pm, call time 5:15 pm

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

Royal Room Show: All-Star Combos
Apr
24
5:00 pm17:00

Royal Room Show: All-Star Combos

  • The Royal Room

All-Star Combos Royal Room performance!
Free and open to the public

Reservations are encouraged. Call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920 to reserve a table.

More details coming soon. Combo performance order to be determined.

*Performance times subject to slight change. Student families please check emails for final performance updates.

May
21
11:00 am11:00

Seattle JazzED Jamobree at Town Hall

  • Town Hall Seattle

JazzED Jamboree

11am-3pm Families, please check emails to find out exact performance time.

Bands that will be performing are:

Louis Armstrong Ensemble
Mary Lou Williams Ensemble
Count Basie Ensemble
Benny Goodman Ensemble
Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble
Quincy Jones Ensemble
New Works Ensemble
Girls Ellington Project
Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Ensemble
Introductory Ensembles

*Stay tuned for opportunities to get more involved with the Jamboree.


*FREE* Carmen Bradford Vocal Clinic
Feb
18
1:00 pm13:00

*FREE* Carmen Bradford Vocal Clinic

  • MLK FAME Community Center

FREE Clinic with CARMEN BRADFORD and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

Join SRJO and award-winning jazz vocalist CARMEN BRADFORD for a free vocal clinic! This clinic is for aspiring middle and high school singers who are new to jazz singing. This clinic is not for advanced students.

Ms. Bradford will hear a small number of singers perform. All are welcome to attend the clinic as observers/participants.

To sign up for the clinic, please email info@srjo.org with your name, school and grade.

If you would like to be considered as one of the singers to present a performance to Ms. Bradford at the clinic, please also include the piece you would like to sing, and if you have performed this piece previously. Depending on registrations, it’s possible that not all singers will be able to perform.

Questions or want more information?  Contact SRJO at info@srjo.org or call 206.523.6159.

*FREE* Master Class with Emmet Cohen Trio
Feb
12
10:30 am10:30

*FREE* Master Class with Emmet Cohen Trio

  • Seattle JazzED

Join us for a FREE master class!

10:30am - 12:00pm Sunday, Feb 12 at JazzED.
Grades 6-12, all instruments welcome.

The Emmet Cohen Trio is a dynamic young group from New York City, poised with a strong command of the entire jazz narrative. Emmet is joined by two of the greatest young musicians in jazz— Russell Hall & Kyle Poole—  both under the age of 25, and recent graduates of Juilliard, they've toured the world with everyone from Wynton Marsalis to Joey Alexander. Join them for a Sunday morning master class and interactive talk explaining hidden secrets behind improvisation, listening, swinging. It might even turn into a jam session— anything's possible!

You must RSVP to britt@seattlejazzed.org to reserve your place.

Learn more about Emmet Cohen >

Watch a video: Emmet Cohen Trio Plays Monk >

Parent Coffee Meet-up at Big Band Ensemble Rehearsals
Jan
29
1:00 pm13:00

Parent Coffee Meet-up at Big Band Ensemble Rehearsals

  • Seattle JazzED

JazzED families are invited to join us anytime between 1pm and 5pm for a coffee meet-up during your student’s rehearsal.

What to expect-

  • Bring a baked good to share (only if you can, it's not required!)
  • We provide the coffee
  • Meet other JazzED families
  • Listen in on a rehearsal
  • Get a chance to check in with JazzED staff if you have any questions or concerns.

Dizzy Gillespie Coffee starts at 1pm
Benny Goodman Coffee starts at 2pm
Quincy Jones Coffee starts at 4pm
Count Basie Coffee starts at 6pm

 

Parent Coffee Meet-up at Big Band Ensemble Rehearsals
Jan
28
1:00 pm13:00

Parent Coffee Meet-up at Big Band Ensemble Rehearsals

  • Seattle JazzED

JazzED families are invited to join us anytime between 1pm and 5pm for a coffee meet-up during your student’s rehearsal.

What to expect-

  • Bring a baked good to share (only if you can, it's not required!)
  • We provide the coffee
  • Meet other JazzED families
  • Listen in on a rehearsal
  • Get a chance to check in with JazzED staff if you have any questions or concerns.

Louis Armstrong Coffee starts at 1pm
Mary Lou Williams Coffee starts at 2pm
Ella Fitzgerald Coffee starts at 4pm

 

Dec
22
7:00 pm19:00

Home for the Holidays Concert!

  • The Royal Room

First ever JazzED alumni 'Home For the Holidays' show at The Royal Room. If you're an alumni coming home in December, we'll be in touch!

Details:

  • Rehearsal: Wed Dec 21, 4pm-7pm @ JazzED
  • Gig: Thurs Dec 22, 7pm-8pm @ Royal Room

STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO!

 

Dec
16
5:00 pm17:00

Let's Jam Friday: Open Jam Session with Simon Rowe, of SF Conservatory Jazz

  • Seattle JazzED

Guest curator: Simon Rowe, Director of Roots, Jazz and American Music at San Francisco Conservatory

All ages welcome.

SCHEDULE
5:00 - 6:00 PM: Info session + pizza with Simon Rowe from SF Conservatory
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Jam Session with Simon Rowe curating
*This jam is extra special. In addition to our guest Simon Rowe, a top secret surprise awaits all who attend. I'm sworn to secrecy but it's going to be amazing. One clue: it rhymes with 'Jamazon'...Come right at 5pm so you don't miss out...

LOCATION
MLK FAME Community Center, 3201 E Republican St, Seattle WA 98112

COST
$5 to help pay for pizza. You can bring cash, check or pay your $5 online ahead of time by clicking here.

Nov
20
1:00 pm13:00

Big Band Ensembles: High School Placement Day

  • Seattle JazzED

All students will be placed in a Big Band Ensemble by JazzED teachers based on their playing and sight-reading abilities in a group setting. Attendance at Placement Day is mandatory for Big Band Ensemble participation.

There is a $25 Placement Day Fee. If the fee is a financial burden, please use the code WAIVER at registration check-out to waive the fee.

Nov
19
1:00 pm13:00

Big Band Ensembles: Middle School Placement Day

  • Seattle JazzED

All students will be placed in a Big Band Ensemble by JazzED teachers based on their playing and sight-reading abilities in a group setting. Attendance at Placement Day is mandatory for Big Band Ensemble participation.

There is a $25 Placement Day Fee. If the fee is a financial burden, please use the code WAIVER at registration check-out to waive the fee.

Nov
13
9:30 am09:30

Girls Jazz Day - Enroll Now!

  • Seattle JazzED
Photo by Daniel Berman for KUOW

One day.  100% dedicated to girls who play jazz.

Girls Jazz Day 2016 is going to be awesome.

Join us for one day, 100% dedicated to girls who play jazz. You'll learn new songs in an all-girl band with an awesome female band director. Then our guest artist, famed NYC drummer Allison Miller, will share her knowledge of jazz and the industry with you, along with tips and tricks for improving your musicianship. The day will end with a fun group mini-concert for your friends and family (and cake!). The vibe will be friendly, supportive and safe for taking musical risks. Don't miss it!

Open to female and female-identified student musicians in grades 6-12.

Click here for details, schedule and registration >>