YOUTH JAZZ REPERTOIRE

In addition to performing modern jazz masterworks by composers like Charlie Parker, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Watson and Gil Evans among many others, YOUTH JAZZ Fellows perform music written specifically for them.

YOUTH JAZZ Artistic Director will select and approach composer-in-residence candidates based upon the programming goals of the organization.

Composers are welcome to apply for a YOUTH JAZZ residency by sending a letter of request for consideration, a short bio, a website link and a sample of work.

Composers are compensated professionals.

NOTE: Professional-level composers only, please.

YOUTH JAZZ COMPOSERS


Following are talented composers who will write music for YOUTH JAZZ:

YOUTH JAZZ BUSINESS

YOUTH JAZZ Artistic Director will select and approach music industry experts as mentor candidates to consult during the season based upon the programming goals of the organization.

Entrepreneurs are welcome to apply for a YOUTH JAZZ Expert consultancy by sending a letter of inquiry for consideration, a short bio, a website link and a sample of work.

Consultants serving as YOUTH JAZZ Experts are compensated professionals.

NOTE: Professional-level entrepreneurs only, please.

YOUTH JAZZ EXPERTS

Following are current industry professionals who will conduct mentoring sessions with YOUTH JAZZ:

CONSULTANCY GUIDELINES

YOUTH JAZZ Resident Composers are consultant guest artists and do not work with KCAYJ Fellows on a regular weekly basis each season. However, a particular composer residency may involve the composer giving a workshop to KCAYJ Fellows by live video stream or by coming to KC.

YOUTH JAZZ Music Industry Experts are professional consultants and do not work with KCAYJ Fellows on a regular weekly basis each season. However, a particular consultancy may involve the professional consultant giving a workshop to KCAYJ Fellows by live video stream or by coming to KC.


*More information:

YOUTH JAZZ Consultants Guidelines are found here.

YOUTH JAZZ Fellows Guidelines are found here.

YOUTH JAZZ Terms and Conditions are found here.