Workshop | 4 Sundays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 11 am – 2 pm PT (In-person workshop/jam)
Women’s History Month: Workshop/Jam Series with Jean Fineberg
IN-PERSON WORKSHOP/JAM This season, in lieu of our annual Women’s Jazz & Blues Camp, we are offering a four-part workshop and jam series.
Class | 2 Sections
Beginning Jazz Ensemble
Put theory into practice by learning jazz standards while developing improvisation and ensemble skills.
Class | 5 Sections
Develop performance skills in the piano, bass, and drums trio format.
Class | 4 Sections
Jazz Standards for Gigs
Develop the skills and repertoire needed for typical jazz gigs through the study and performance of common jazz styles, including swing, bossa nova, jazz waltz, and ballads.
Class | 3 Sections
Music of the Masters
Dig into the music of John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, and other jazz masters.
Class | Wednesdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm 4/5 – 5/31 (9 weeks) Performance Date: 6/7
Join this electrifying ensemble and explore the exciting world of jazz fusion performance!
Class | Thursdays 6:30 – 8 pm 4/6 – 6/1 (9 weeks) Performance Date: 6/8
Hard Bop Ensemble
Study and perform music melding bebop with R&B, gospel, and the blues as developed by mid-century masters including Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Jimmy Smith, and others.
Class | Mondays 6:30 – 8 pm 4/3 – 6/5 (9 weeks) no class 5/29 Performance Date: 6/12
Jazz Ensemble – The Music of Thelonious Monk
An ensemble focused on the compositions of the great pianist/composer Thelonious Monk, many of which have come to be considered jazz standards.
Class | Mondays 8:15 – 9:45 pm 4/3 – 6/5 (9 weeks) no class 5/29 Performance Date: 6/12
Jazz Ensemble – The Music of John Coltrane
An ensemble for experienced players focusing on the music of John Coltrane, with repertoire drawn from all periods of Coltrane’s career. Mondays 8:15 – 9:45 pm4/3 – 6/5 (9 weeks) no class 5/29Performance Date: 6/12Howard Wiley, $380 (in-person) Ensembles take place IN-PERSON at the California Jazz Conservatory. All ensembles require a placement audition.
Download this season’s Jazzschool catalog here, but for the most up-to-date information, and to register, please review the classes, workshops, and ensembles listed in this section of the website.