CCJA Develops Jazz Programs for Teens –Â A unique non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to creatively express themselves through the language of jazz.
CCJA gives young musicians life-changing musical experiences, while being mentored by the region’s most sought-after authentic professional jazz musicians, who help them reach whatever level of mastery they desire, while feeling connected and supported as they explore their artistic selves.
Our students participate in small ensembles, big bands, vocal ensembles, jazz instruction camps,Â clinics, performances, and jazz workshops, where they are supported in both their personal and artistic growth as they:
- Learn to improvise and play many different styles of jazz and jazz-relatedÂ music
- Create meaningful experiences together as a group
- Play with mentorsÂ who have played withÂ many of the jazz masters as well as near-peer mentors
- Connect to the jazz/music community and make lasting friendships
Browse our programs and seeÂ where you canÂ jump in andÂ connect!
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