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Website UPDATE:

Last updated on Monday July 29, 2019.

  • 2019 KC Area Youth Jazz Season: It was a great first season! More...
  • Announcement: CONCERT at 424 Lounge on Saturday, July 20 was great.
  • Announcement: Post-Production process of album is underway.
  • New Media Page: Find videos + photos. (visit link)

NEWSLETTER + MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

2020 Season Auditions are now OPEN: Spread the word!

2019 Charlie Parker Celebration Student Music Boot Camp Guidebook:

 

repertoire

YOUTH JAZZ prepares and presents a varied repertoire of masterworks and commissioned original compositions for recordings and a variety of performances where music is of central consideration.

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studio

Through a strategic business alliance, YOUTH JAZZ Fellows rehearse and record in Kansas City at the premier professional recording complex in the Midwest USA: BRC Audio Productions.

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education

YOUTH JAZZ provides participating students with an artist experience in jazz ensemble performance, along with interaction with established artists, music industry experts, and noted educators.

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YOUTH JAZZ IS A SPRING AND SUMMER ONLY PROGRAM

YOUTH JAZZ is a private applied music education and performance firm specializing in teaching the art of jazz ensemble performance and the craft of jazz improvisation to a select group of KC area youth artists.
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YOUTH JAZZ is comprised of student musicians who are among the top jazz artists of their generation. Members are determined by a rigorous audition process before the start of each annual performance season. 
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YOUTH JAZZ repertoire consists of creatively arranged versions of existing jazz masterworks and commissioned original compositions that are performed and recorded.
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Photograph: "The Scout" by Duane Hallock.
Photograph: "The Scout" by Duane Hallock.

2019 Products

Join our other Supporters! YOUTH JAZZ produces three products each season that support the program. Get involved today. Community members can also get involved with YOUTH JAZZ as chair sponsors, volunteers, consultants or business affiliates.