Only sign up if you want the best jazz experience in the greater Seattle area
— Julie, JazzED Parent

Summer Music Camps 2019 - Registration opens Friday, March 15.

SUMMER JAZZ PREP CAMP - FREE OPTION // Thursday, June 27 - Wednesday, July 3
Kickstart your summer by learning to play an instrument! Sliding scale tuition with instant free tuition option. Just enter code WAIVER on the registration check-out page. No experience required. Open to students going into grades 4-8. Sign up and more info HERE. 

SUMMER JAZZ AMBASSADORS - CHOOSE FROM 2 SESSIONS
Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 19
Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 9

Build your confidence and skills at this high-energy summer music camp. Play music from a broad base of genres: Funk, Fusion, Soul, Salsa, Samba, Afro-Beat, Reggae and more. You'll love the motivation of working with other passionate students under the direction of Ricardo Luna and Freddy Gonzalez. Students going into grades 10-12 can earn service hours as Leaders-in-Training. Grades 6-12, all instruments. Sign up and more info HERE

SUMMER SECOND LINE PROJECT - NEW! // Monday, July 22 - Saturday, July 27
Inspired by the long time New Orleans second line tradition, we are forming a NEW summer second line group. You’ll learn 3-4 new songs by memory to perform in the Seafair Torchlight Parade in downtown Seattle. This music is super fun and festive. LOUD and PROUD. Grades 6-12, with at least one school year on your instrument. Sign up and more info HERE

SUMMER VOCAL INSTITUTE // Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16
Join renowned jazz musicians and educators Johnaye Kendrick and Eric Verlinde for a fun and inspiring week devoted to vocals and jazz. You'll learn to sing in a new way, drawing inspiration from the great American song book, with a focus on singing freely and improvising in a supportive learning environment. Open to male and female vocalists in grades 7-12. No prior vocal jazz or vocal improvisation experience required. Sign up and more info HERE

SUMMER ADVANCED INSTITUTE // Monday, August 19 - Friday, August 23
Learn to approach jazz with a holistic understanding of its history and development. Expect to work closely with faculty Riley Mulherkar, Roxy Coss and Marina Albero in small ensembles, masterclasses, and group discussion. You'll hone your leadership skills and expand your love for the many styles of Jazz - New Orleans, Jazz Age, Swing, Bebop, and Free. Grades 10-12, grade 9 by audition. Sign up and more info HERE


Academic Year 2018-2019

MARCH 16, 2019 // FREE JAM SESSION - *NEW* LOCATION...
Drop into a free jam session at The Royal Room. Beginners and advanced players welcome Every youth jam session is curated by the JazzED Messengers, a house band made up of professional musicians and educators. Grades 6-12. Sign up and more info HERE. 

BIG BAND ENSEMBLES - CLOSED
Play and perform in a jazz ensemble with acclaimed teachers like Clarence Acox, Darin Faul, Mark Taylor, Kelly Clingan and more. Rehearse weekly January - May 2018. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 5-12, with at least one year experience. 
Sign up and more info HERE.

CREATIVE ORCHESTRA PROJECT - ENROLLING LIMITED SPOTS - please inquire
Open to all instruments (Viola, bassoon, French horn, etc.) Explore multi-genre and new compositions with director Wayne Horvitz. Rehearse weekly January - May, 2018. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 6-12. 
More info HERE. To join, please email robert@seattlejazzed.org.

JAZZED DRUMLINE PROJECT - ENROLLING LIMITED SPOTS - please inquire
You’ll be a part of building a groove-based, second line style, funky drumline directed by Tony Sodano (assistant director of the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline). Rehearse Wednesdays, January - May. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 7-12.
More info HERE. To join, please email robert@seattlejazzed.org.

NINA SIMONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE - ENROLLING LIMITED SPOTS - please inquire
Explore the crossroads of America’s roots music by learning jazz through a gospel lense. (It's not just for girls; boys welcome!) Rehearse Saturdays, January - May. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 7-12.
More info HERE. To join, please email robert@seattlejazzed.org.

JAZZ PREP ENSEMBLES FOR BEGINNERS - CLOSED
Have you dabbled in church music, piano lessons, or drumming?  Do you love to sing? In a Jazz Prep Ensemble you will learn how to play an instrument or sing, perform, read music and set yourself up for a life of musical success.  You choose from flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, upright bass, guitar, drums, piano or vocals. Tuition is sliding scale, free instrument loans available. Beginners, grades 4-8. 
Sign up and more info HERE


Seattle JazzED tuition is sliding scale. 

At Seattle JazzED, we believe music education should be affordable to all families, regardless of financial circumstances. You select the tuition amount that works for you. Each program page lists sliding scale payment options. Contact us if you have any questions about tuition. We are here to help so don't be shy!