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Hello and welcome!

Rob Ewing

It is my distinct pleasure to share the dozens of fun and engaging courses and workshops offered at the Jazzschool Community Music School this Spring quarter.

Ensembles offered run the gamut from the Beginning Jazz Ensemble, through several sections of Jazz Standards for Gigs, and specialized groups like the McCoy Tyner Ensemble, the Sun Ra Ensemble and the New Orleans and Louisiana “World Groove Ensemble.”

Instrumental courses are offered for pianists, drummers, bassists, guitarists and horn players covering technical fundamentals and jazz and related styles.

Learn more about our many vocal courses and young musicians courses.

We are also now taking registration for our summer camps and intensives for youth and

Many one-day and short-term workshops are also offered, with amazing visiting artists
including Ami Molinelli, Matthew Charles Heulitt, Norbert Stachel, Taylor Eigsti, Larry Vuckovich, Dann Zinn, Mike Zilber, Fay Victor and many others.

I’m proud of what we’re able to offer to the Bay Area music community as we approach 19 years in operation in Berkeley! I hope you will consider participating in one or more of our courses and workshops this Spring, and I encourage you to contact me or any of our staff members with any questions you may have about the programs offered this term.



Rob Ewing
Jazzschool Community Music School

The Word

“It’s the only place that I know of that offers such high level jazz ensembles for middle/high school students. Last year, my school music program was not challenging enough for me and so I loved being involved in the High School Jazz Ensemble!”

— Jazzschool Student