New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensive

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Smash Studios, 307 West 36th Street 18th Floor, New York, NY

The NYJA® Summer Jazz Intensives are NYC’s most popular summer jazz programs for jazz musicians, including both teens and adults. These unique summer jazz music camps emphasize practical playing experience through a variety of classes, clinics, and performance activities for today’s jazz musician. The 2024 NYJA® Summer Jazz Intensives include a completely immersive jazz experience, tailored both to online learners and those wishing to gather for in-person experiences. Each week features new curricular material, giving musicians the flexibility to attend as many weeks as they choose. All participants will be placed in classes that stress a combination of reading music, improvising and collaborative music-making. Participants will leave the program with a significantly greater understanding of harmony, melody, and jazz styles. If you would like to apply for summer 2024, we are currently accepting applications. Please read through the entire NYJA® Summer Jazz Intensives page below to learn all about our exciting summer programs, with both in-person and online options!