Last updated on Monday July 15, 2019.
- 2019 KC Area Youth Jazz Clinicians: Alto saxophonists Houston M. Smith and Morgan Faw and drummer Gary Kerkezou from Berklee College of Music / Thanks so much for spending the time with KC Area Youth Jazz! We all appreciated it and the Fellows were very motivated after meeting you and hearing all of you play! More...
- Announcement: CONCERT at 424 Lounge on Saturday, July 20. Spread the word. It's FREE.
- Announcement: WE ARE RECORDING on Sunday, July 21.
- Shed Update #1 - Work solo changes.
- Shed Update #2 - Use MIDI mockups for individual practice.
- Check Google Drive Folders for updates.
- New Media Page: Find videos + photos. (visit link)
NEWSLETTER AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
2020 Season Auditions are now OPEN: Spread the word!
(1) The 2019 KC Area Youth Jazz Fellows are preparing the music for their debut commercial album on the ARC record label.
(2) Catch them performing the music in concert on July 20th at the great new KC area jazz venue, "424 Lounge" (website).
(3) KC Area Youth Jazz Fellows have been invited to New York City by The New School Jazz Department (website) during the 2020 KC Area Youth Jazz Season!
(4) KCAYJ is a no participation fee spring and summer only program - yes, it's FREE.
(5) KC Area Youth Jazz Fellows perform commissioned original music written for them.
(6) We are looking for the top jazz players in grades 9-12 to work with in this opportunity.
YOUTH JAZZ IS A SPRING AND SUMMER ONLY PROGRAM
Join other 2019 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.