Jazz Arts Academy at The Basie
Online Registration NOT available for Audition-Based Programs or Special Workshops.
Other ways to Register: Fax, Mail, In Person or Call 732-224-8778 x125
OPEN TO ALL YOUNG MUSICIANS
WINTER SEMESTER: 10 WEEKS, JAN. 12-MAR. 16
ORIENTATION & PLACEMENT: JAN. 12 SUNDAYS, 4-6PM OR 5:30-7:30PM
AGES: 13-19 FEE: $335 (+$10 registration fee)*
*Includes course materials, study guides and sheet music. Needs-based tuition assistance and scholarship programs are available.
INSTRUCTORS: JOE MUCCIOLI, BRUCE WILLIAMS AND PETER LAURANCE
Gain valuable experience in Jazz Combos and Big Hands! Learn all about the jazz greats from the past... including Count Basie!
• Fun Jazz Ensembles
• Personalized Instruction
• Music Theory & Improvisation
• Listening Sessions
• World-Renowned Faculty
• Visiting Guest Clinicians Specializing in Each Instrument
• Meet New Jazz Players From All Over The Region
Call to register: 732-224-8778 x125
About Our Faculty:
Bruce Williams, a powerful alto saxophonist has performed, toured, and recorded with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, The World Saxophone Quartet, the Roy Hargrove Big Band, RH Factor, and the Red Bank Jazz Orchestra to name a few. His music is filled with spirit, soul, intellect, groove, and freedom. A noted jazz educator and mentor to young jazz musicians, Bruce has served at the New School, Princeton University, and William Paterson University as well as Ohio State, Bard College, the Paris Conservatory and the NJPAC Jazz for Teens Program.
Peter Laurance (Education Associate) is an accomplished saxophonist and educator. He is a graduate of Rutgers University where he studied saxophone with Ralph Bowen and composition with Conrad Herwig. Peter has performed with Paquito D’Rivera, Tom “Bones” Malone, and Mike Smith.
Joe Muccioli (Education Program Director) is an internationally known conductor, producer, orchestrator and musicologist. Muccioli is co-founder and artistic director of Jazz Arts Project, Inc. and its flagship ensemble the Red Bank Jazz Orchestra. He is conductor and music director for actor/entertainer Joe Piscopo, and has conducted major symphonies and jazz orchestras throughout the world, including the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, and the BBC Big Band. Joe has worked with hundreds of musical artists and entertainers and has himself been featured on TV and radio.
Your Support of the Jazz Arts Academy can Change a Child’s Life The Jazz Arts Academy is dedicated to providing high quality educational opportunities for all with a focus on underserved and at risk students. We offer needs-based scholarships to those who are unable to afford the program. Please consider a tax-deductable donation towards a full or partial tuition fee for one or more talented students!