Come and Join Us! [Music education providers click here]
We help you:
- Build confidence as an improvising musician
- Explore the most popular rhythms used in jazz, funk, pop & rock bands
- Play melodies, grooves, hooks and riffs by ear (without notation)
- Compose and improvise new musical ideas
- Become a stronger, more interactive band member
ALL instruments welcome (not just Western or jazz). Singers welcome.
Opportunities to prepare for NYJC’s top-flight Summer Schools
Meet and connect with others your age with similar interests and talents
NYJC Workshops through the year
Split into groups of around 10 with similar playing level to you.
Each group has their own friendly expert tutor.
Six Sundays, 10 am to 6 pm, October 2017 to June 2018 (gaps for Christmas and Easter holidays).
4 sessions in the day in your group: learning tunes, improvising, arranging, creating new ideas.
Subsidised costs and bursaries for those who might not afford full price
Connecting you to other jazz tuition support and playing opportunities in your area
Young musicians aged 8 to 18.
With some ability on your instrument (but no grades necessary)
Players from other music traditions who want to develop their improvisation skills
Want to see some concerts from our London bands? Click through to our YouTube page:
Are we in your area??
Our list of regions is growing by the year but we know we’ve got a long way to go! Some people travel more than 100 miles to attend (it’s worth it because you get a long day once you’re there). Check out if we’re near you:
NYJC Regional Workshops happen because we are supported by:
The Arts Council England
Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation
to whom we are profoundly grateful!