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New York Jazz Academy Summer Course

City: ニ ュ ー ヨ ー ク

New York is a favorite of all jazz musicians.Get your favorite New York jazz this year!

A popular jazz class in New York.Learn the essence of sparkling jazz through lessons, classes, workshops, ensembles and more.
from March 2024th to May 7st
New York Jazz Academy Summer Course held regularly in the summer.Learn what is essential as a jazz musician from all formats and angles, including classes, lessons, workshops, master classes and performances. A different curriculum is set for each week, and even if you participate for 1 weeks in a row, it is devised so that you can constantly learn something new.During the program, there will be visits to famous jazz spots in New York and jazz players who are active on the front lines.Both are valuable opportunities to get a glimpse of today's New York jazz scene.During the period, all participants will belong to the ensemble group.Through the ensemble, we will improve our ability to read music and our sense of improvisation, and practically accumulate the experience of making music in a group.By the end of the course, you will surely find that you have a deeper understanding of harmony, melody, and jazz style.The instructors are all talented and experienced professionals, led by Javier Arau, a program director and jazz saxophone player at the New York Jazz Academy.In the past, we have invited trumpet player Chris Rogers, trombone player Mike Fahi, guitarist Dave Allen, pianist Adam Birnbaum, bassist Ike Sturm and Dave Ambrogio, and drummer Pete Zimmer. did.Anyone can apply for participation and receive detailed guidance according to their level.This year will be an unforgettable day at the home of jazz.
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■ Workshop period ■

from March 2024th to May 7st
Phase 1: July 2024-7, 1
Phase 2: July 2024-7, 8
Phase 3: July 2024-7, 15
Phase 4: July 2024-7, 22
Phase 5: July 2024-7, 29
Phase 6: July 2024-8, 5
Phase 7: July 2024-8, 12
8th term: 2024 August 8nd-August 19th
Phase 9: July 2024-8, 26

■ Courses held ■

* All musical instruments and vocals can participate, but please contact the And Vision Counselor in advance for special musical instruments.

■ Number of lessons ■

Generally, lessons are about 3 to 5 times a week.You will also learn a lot about jazz, including group ensembles, improvisational workshops, and theory.
* The number of hours may change depending on the level, number of students, and major of the professor and students.

■ Audition ■


■ Workshop venue ■

Community centers, churches, schools, etc. in Manhattan

■ Workshop schedule ■

The course schedule will be announced locally.Please check on-site for details.

<General schedule example>
Day 1: Depart from Japan and arrive at your accommodation
Day 2: Start of training
Last day of the course: End of the course
The day after the last day of the course: Depart locally to the airport
The day after the last day of the course: Arrival in Japan

<Example of general daily schedule>
11:00 Jazz theory class
12:00 Improvisation and various jazz styles
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Master class and rehearsal
15:00 Ensemble rehearsal
17:00 Normal end time (with optional jam session etc.)
* This is an example of the schedule.Please note that it is subject to change due to local circumstances.

■ Pieces / Number of pieces ■

Private lessons are free songs
For groups, sensei decides songs and so on.The secretariat will provide sheet music.

■ Practice room ■

The practice room can be used for an additional fee.However, since the training is conducted all day long, it is almost impossible to secure individual practice time.

■ Concert Opportunity ■

As a general rule, there is a performance opportunity for everyone to participate on the last day of every week.In addition, depending on the level, there are opportunities to perform at concerts at jazz clubs.However, the final decision on the appearance will be made by the instructor.

■ Accommodation ■

Homestay (single room).With meal (morning)
* Brooklyn and Queens districts in New York City.
*It is also possible to change to the Manhattan area for an additional fee.

■ Accommodation period ■

Check-in: The day before the start date of the course
Check-out: The day after the end of the course
* Extended nights and previous nights are possible
*You can stay for up to 7 nights at the same rate.

■ Japanese interpreter / local support ■

▽ Local support
And Vision Local staff with telephone support (telephone only)

▽ Japanese interpreter during lessons
For private lessons, a Japanese interpreter can be arranged at an additional charge.
* Interpretation arrangements for group lessons are not possible.

■ Airport transfer ■

Round-trip airport transfer included (New York)

■ Qualifications ■

nothing in special
* Please send the sound source recorded with MP3 in advance to divide the level of the group lesson.

■ Professors ■

New York Jazz Academy faculty and guests, etc.
*All sensei are New York Jazz Academy professors/current jazz musicians or guest instructors who are currently active in New York at the same level.

The following is an example of past sensei.

▽ Course director
Javier Arau
(American jazz saxophone player / conductor / composer)

▽ Saxophone / Woodwind instrument
Michael Webster
(American jazz saxophone player / composer)

Daniel Bennett
(American jazz saxophone player)

David Engelhard
(American jazz saxophone player / composer)

Peck Allmond
(American multi-instrumentalist)

▽ Vocal
Tammy Shepher
(American singer / composer)

Aubrey Johnson
(Former lecturer at Berklee College of Music, USA)

▽ Guitar
Tom Dempsey
(American jazz guitar)

▽ Base
Giacomo Tagriavia
(American bassist)

* You can also participate in musical instruments not listed above.However, please check with your And Vision Counselor in advance.

■ Qualifications ■

Nothing in particular
* Please send us the pre-recorded sound source to divide the level of the group lesson.

■ Price ■

1 period: 586,270 yen (593,070 yen including tax)
2 periods (continuous): 850,800 yen (857,600 yen including tax)
3 periods (continuous): 1,127,810 yen (1,134,610 yen including tax)
4 periods (continuous): 1,357,420 yen (1,364,220 yen including tax)
5 periods (continuous): 1,641,910 yen (1,648,710 yen including tax)
6 periods (continuous): 1,926,400 yen (1,933,200 yen including tax)
7 periods (continuous): 2,210,900 yen (2,217,700 yen including tax)
8 periods (continuous): 2,495,390 yen (2,502,190 yen including tax)
9 periods (continuous): 2,779,890 yen (2,786,690 yen including tax)

■ What is included in the price ■

Course fee (tuition fee, attendance fee, concert appearance participation fee, concert viewing fee, certificate of completion, etc.), local accommodation arrangement fee, homestay accommodation fee (single room: practice possible), food fee (morning), airport transfer fee, local Support service fee during your stay (telephone only), overseas international remittance fee, overseas international remittance bank receipt fee, pre-departure support service fee, set discount

■ Clarify some of the items not included in the price ■

Airfare, practice room fee, Japanese translation fee, overseas travel accident insurance fee, city travel fee, telephone fee, all personal expenses during free time, etc.

■ Price / Schedule Supplement ■

● Please contact an And Vision Counselor as you may be able to take classes even during the period you have set.
● Depending on the local situation of the new corona infection, online lessons may be offered.Please note that if the course is offered, the fee will be charged excluding accommodation fees.The cancellation policy is based on the terms and conditions.

■ Application deadline ■

First deadline: February 2024, 4, 1, Second deadline: March 2024 5, Third deadline: up to capacity
● Even before the application deadline, the deadline will be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.
● Even after the application deadline, you may be able to apply if there is a vacancy in the course, so please contact the And Vision Counselor.


* If you have an attendant, you will be charged a separate fee such as accommodation.Attendance fees may vary depending on the age of the student.
* If you are a minor, you will generally need to be accompanied, but please contact us.
* Please contact us if you are a group led by sensei.
* Separately, we can arrange a local language school (affiliated school) free of charge.
* Private lessons or group lessons can be arranged separately.
* Please contact an And Vision Counselor for paid rental of musical instruments.
* In addition to the above, please feel free to contact the And Vision Counselor for anything.
* This information is as of December 2023, 10.Information may change depending on the year and local circumstances, so please contact the And Vision Counselor for the latest information.
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