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Spring Jazz Intensives

at New York Jazz Academy - Midtown

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Midtown, Manhattan
149 W 46 St
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10036
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 12

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New York Jazz Academy® Jazz Intensives are NYC’s most popular jazz programs for jazz musicians, including both teens and adults. These unique music camps emphasize practical playing experience through a variety of classes, clinics, and performance activities for today’s jazz musician. Intensives include a completely immersive jazz experience that incorporates visits to major New York City jazz venues, including clubs, historical sites, and visits with influential players on the NYC jazz scene.

Each week features new curricular material, giving musicians the flexibility to attend as many weeks as they choose. All participants will be placed in performance ensembles 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.

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All cancellations must be made in writing.  Cancellations are never accepted over the phone. If you cancel more than thirty (30) days before the first day of any workshop or course, New York Jazz Academy will retain $25 of your tuition payment. You will receive a refund of any additional tuition you have paid for that workshop. If you cancel twenty-nine (29) days or less before the start of any workshop or course, you will forfeit your entire tuition for that workshop. You will not get a refund. However, a friend or family member may attend the workshop in your place, or you may donate your spot as a scholarship to a financial need student. There is no refund for no-shows or withdrawals after the class begins. For transfers made thirty (30) days or more before the first day of a workshop or course, students will be charged a transfer fee of $25. No transfers are allowed less than thirty (30) days before the first day of a workshop or course. 

PLEASE NOTE: New York Jazz Academy is not responsible for providing make-ups or issuing refunds, credits or transfers for days or entire workshops/courses/private lessons missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond the Academy's control. Students will receive a full tuition refund only in the event that New York Jazz Academy cancels the workshop, course, or private lesson.


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New York Jazz Academy, NYC’s fastest-growing music school, welcomes artists of all ages and skill levels to join us in the pursuit of excellence in jazz. With locations thriving in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, NYJA has built an extensive network of some of the best jazz musicians...

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