Expertly lead by renowned jazz educators and performers, the New York Jazz Workshop School of Music helps musicians of varying skill levels gain unmatched jazz knowledge and develop professional techniques through workshops, performances, summer intensive programs, and more. Weekly workshops offered include:


Beginner to Intermediate Level -

Jazz Improvisation and Theory with Saxophonist and NYJW co-founder Marc Mommaas

Blues to Jazz Standards with one of the country’s foremost woodwind artists, Tim Price

Rhythmic Foundations with renown New York jazz guitarist Miles Okazaki

Let’s Sing with jazz vocalist Olivia Foschi


Intermediate Level - 

Afro-Latin Improv with Grammy winner Doug Beavers

Bebop with double bass musician and composer, Andrea Veneziani

Jazz Standards with jazz guitarist Kenny Wessel

Funk Fusion with double bass musician and composer Andrea Veneziani


Intermediate to Advanced Level -

Big Band with New York trumpeter Ron Horton and Grammy winner Doug Beavers

Guitar Ensemble with jazz guitarist Kenny Wessel

Woodwind Ensemble with John Sergenian, Bart Platteau, and Marc Mommaas

Jazz Vocal with renowned jazz vocalist Fay Victor


Advanced Level - 

Polyrhythm and Mixed Meter with saxophonist and NYJW cofounder Marc Mommas

From Bebop to Hard-Bop with Mark Sherman, winner of “Rising Star Vibes” Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll 2007-2010

Modern Jazz Ensemble with double bass musician and composer Andrea Veneziani


Whether you’re new to jazz or a serious musician, the New York Jazz Workshop has classes for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Take your playing to the next level in the world capital of jazz at the New York Jazz Workshop School of Music!