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Jazz Arts Academy 
Spring Session Showcase Concert

Jazz Arts Project Presents

“Bands, Bagels and the Blues”

With special guest Jazz trumpet artist; Freddie Hendrix

Sunday, June 11 at The Vogel- Red Bank NJ 


Tickets: $15

* Free admission for students under 18


Get ready for a delectable, edible, audible treat!  Live jazz and delicious bagels at the highly anticipated event, "Bands, Bagels and the Blues."  This concert promises to be a captivating student showcase that will have you grooving and savoring every moment. Mark your calendars and get ready to indulge in a musical feast starting at noon on Sunday, June 11, 2023.


"Bagels and Bands" is not just a concert; it's a nosh, a celebration of talent, community, and great music. 


Whether you're a supportive friend, a proud family member, or simply looking for a delightful way to spend your Sunday lunch time, this event promises to leave you inspired, satisfied, and entertained. Don't miss your chance to witness these talented teen musicians, the rising stars of the local jazz scene, and savor the irresistible taste of freshly baked bagels and coffee!

The Jazz Arts Academy is a year-round comprehensive jazz studies program presented by the non-profit Jazz Arts Project, Inc. in a strategic arts partnership with the Count Basie Center for the Arts. The program provides mostly high school students aged 13 - 18 with a ‘centralized jazz scene’ – a place where they can supplement their school music program, meet new players from the region, and gain valuable skills and experience. Young musicians learn from an all-star, all-pro faculty.  This program offers expert musical mentoring with performance ensembles, improvisation training, general musicianship, coaching, special workshops, masterclasses with visiting artists, and jam sessions in addition to jazz repertory and discussions about the history of jazz. Most students experience profound personal growth in a fun, safe, and nurturing professional atmosphere. 

We depend on support from individuals, businesses and corporations to keep our invigorating programs running. With your help, we can continue to inspire, educate and motivate our students and the public, allowing them to explore their full potential throught the power of jazz music.  Please consider making an additional contribution in any amount so that we may continue to honor our mission.  

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