The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music

Street 55 West 13th Street, 5th floor
City New York
State NY
Postal 10011
Country United States
Category Collegiate Jazz Program
No jazzstudents 290
Tot students 290
Degrees bach Combined BA/BFA, Certificate in Creative Arts Therapies
Degrees grad n/a
Faculty Ahmed Abdullah (composer/trumpeter/writer), Junko Arita (vocalist), Jane Ira Bloom (saxophonist/composer/producer), Richard Boukas (guitarist/vocalist), Joanne Brackeen (pianist/composer), Cecil Bridgewater (trumpeter/composer), Brian Camelio (guitarist/composer), Jeff Carney (bassist), Joe Chambers (drummer/vibist), Haim Cotton (pianist), Andrew Cyrille (drummer/composer), Gerard D’Angelo (pianist/arranger), Garry Dial (pianist/composer), Armen Donelian (pianist/composer/author), Mark Dresser (bassist/composer), Mario Escalera (woodwinds/composer), Chico Freeman (saxophonist/composer/producer), Ray Gallon (Pianist), Hal Galper (pianist/composer/publisher/author), George Garzone (saxophonist/composer), Dave Glasser (saxophonist), Daniel Greenblatt (saxophonist), Chico Hamilton (drummer/composer/bandleader/producer), Billy Harper (saxophonist), Richard Harper (keyboards/vocals/brasswinds), Adam Holzman (keyboardist), Satoshi Inoue (guitarist/author), Sonia Jacobsen (saxophonist/composer/producer), Christopher Johnson (liberal arts), Vic Juris (guitarist), Michael Karn (saxophonist), Bill Kirchner (woodwinds/composer/author), Janet Lawson (vocalist), Lee Ann Ledgerwood (pianist/composer), Amy London (vocalist), David Lopato (pianist/composer), Arun Luthra (saxophonist), Ed MacEachen (guitarist), Junior Mance (pianist), Abdou Mboup (percussionist), Andy McKee (bassist), Andy Milne (pianist/composer), Kirk Nurock (Composer/pianist/arranger/conductor), Jimmy Owens (trumpeter/composer), Velibor Pedevski (concert coordinator/ record producer/ Jazz historian), Charli Persip (drummer), Ron Petrides (composer/guitarist), Benny Powell (trombonist/composer), Ted Rosenthal (Pianist/Composer), Robert Sadin (conductor/arranger/composer), Bobby Sanabria (Percussionist/Drummer), David Schnitter (Saxophonist), Rich Shemaria (Pianist/Composer), Jim Snidero (Saxophonist), Joan Stiles (Pianist), Rory Stuart (Guitarist/ Composer), Francesca Tanksley (Pianist/Composer), Charles Tolliver (Trumpeter/ Composers/ Arranger/ Producer), Elina Vassiltchikova (Vocalist), Johannes Weidenmueller (Bassist), Doug Weiss (Bassist), Buster Williams (Bassist), Reggie Workman (Bassist/Composer), Rachel Z (pianist), Peter Zak (Pianist), Amir Ziv (Drummer/Composer/Bandleader)
Alumns Lucian Ban, Miri Ben-Ari, Peter Bernstein, Walter Blanding, Jr., Avashi Cohen, Jesse Davis, John Ellis, Rebecca Coupe Franks, Robert Glasper, Aaron Goldberg, Larry Goldings, Roy Hargrove, Susie Ibarra, Ali Jackson, Ori Kaplan, Gregoire Maret, Virginia Mayhew, Carlos McKinney, Brad Meldhau, Shedrick Mitchell, Vickie Natalie, Bilal Oliver, John Popper, Jaz Sawyer, Alex Skolnick, E.J. Strickland, Marcus Strickland, Manuel Valera, Sam Yahel.
Jazzbands Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Ensemble,Blues Ensemble, Brazilian Jazz Ensemble, Brazilian, Charles Mingus Ensemble, Chick Corea Ensemble, Coltrane Ensemble, Duke Ellington Ensemble, Electric Miles Ensemble, Futuristic Concepts of Music, Herbie Hancock Ensemble, Music of the Fringe, Ornette Coleman Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Progressive World Music Ensemble, Garzone’s Triadic Chromatic Approach, Standards: The Art of the Ballad, Standards: The American Song Tradition, Super Trios Ensemble, Theolonius Monk Ensemble, Wayne Shorter Ensemble, Gospel Choir, John Coltrane Ensemble
Description The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music offers talented musicians an exceptional opportunity to train with professional artists from New York City's illustrious jazz community. Students develop their individual creative voices as they work to meet the high standards set by our faculty. Our teaching model is based on the tradition of artist as mentor and is implemented by accomplished career musicians with significant links to the history and evolution of jazz, blues, pop, and new genres. Our students gain expertise unique to conservatory training, infused with the generative spirit and vigor of jazz and contemporary music.
Tuition instate 32,860
Tuition outstate 32,860
Deadline fall 2011-01-01
Deadline spring 2011-09-15
Primary contact title Office of Admissions
Primary contact phone 212/229-5896 ext. 4589
Primary contact fax 212-229-8936
Primary contact email [email protected]
Jazz contact phone 212/229-5896 x4589
Jazz contact email [email protected]
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