Jazz Camp registration now open

Sign up now for 2012 Stanford Jazz Workshop summer jazz immersion programs and evening classes!

  • Jazz Camp is for musicians aged 12 – 17, and provides a fun, encouraging environment in which to explore jazz improvisation and to make lots of new friends. Week 1: July 15 – July 20. Week 2: July 22 – 27.
  • Jazz Residency is for adults, and gives emerging professionals a chance to work with the greatest jazz artists of our time. Week 3: July 20 – August 3.
  • Evening Summer Classes provide a fun and relaxing way to improve your chops and increase your knowledge of jazz. June 18 – July 13.

Click on the links above to find out more, and click on the Register button above to sign up immediately.

SJF alumna up for GRAMMY® on The Mosaic Project

Several Stanford Jazz Festival artists are up for GRAMMY® awards for their participation on Terri Lyne Carrington’s new CD, The Mosaic Project, on Concord Records. SJF alumna on the disc include pianist Geri Allen, trumpeter/flugelhorn player Ingrid Jensen, vocalist Gretchen Parlato, and clarinetist/saxophonist Anat Cohen, all of whom contributed beautiful parts to the fascinating arrangements on this excellent album. Other great musicians among the all-female personnel on this fine recording include Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Nona Hendryx, Cassandra Wilson, Esperanza Spalding, Helen Sung, and Tineke Postma, in addition to Terri Lyne herself on drums.

The Mosaic Project is nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Find out more about it by clicking here.

Stanford Jazz Festival artists get GRAMMY® nominations

Congratulations to jazz pianists Fred Hersch and Gerald Clayton, who each have albums nominated for GRAMMY® awards in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category. In addition to the nomination for Alone at the Vanguard, Fred has been nominated for Best Jazz Solo for his solo on “Work,” also from Alone at the Vanguard. Gerald’s CD is called Bond: the Paris Sessions. Both pianists performed at the 2010 Stanford Jazz Festival.

Click here to go to the official Fred Hersch website.

Click here to go to the official Gerald Clayton website.