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Jazz at Lincoln Center's Swing University

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Prepare to get jazzed up: These music-filled courses will teach you all you need to know about this uniquely American art form.

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center's Swing University
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center's Swing University
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center's Swing University
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center's Swing University

Jazz 101 Course

$226 $169 25% off

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  • Registration for one in eight-week Jazz 101 course with Ben Young at Irene Diamond Education Center at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
  • Classes meet over the course of eight Wednesdays from 6:30–8:30 PM:
    – September 18, 2013
    – September 25, 2013
    – October 2, 2013
    – October 9, 2013
    – October 16, 2013
    – October 30, 2013
    – November 6, 2013
    – November 13, 2013

What we love

  • For those new to the most American form of music, Jazz 101, taught over eight two-hour sessions, provides an overview of everything from chord progressions to improvisation. Expect plenty of irresistible audio clips to help you learn.
  • The course provides a solid foundation in the art form, and a springboard to continue deepening your knowledge and appreciation of jazz.
  • The director of Columbia University’s renowned alternative programming radio station WKCR, instructor Ben Young boasts an encyclopedic knowledge of jazz, as well as the professional perspective of a sound engineer and record producer.
  • JazzTimes called Swing University “more fun than getting your MBA.”

What to know

  • Redeem by: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Must be redeemed on each class date; classes cannot be made up
  • Purchaser names will be provided to the vendor for class registration purposes
  • Print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your first class along with valid ID displaying the purchaser’s name
  • Valid only for the dates and time selected at the time of purchase and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Irene Diamond Education Center is located at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall (5th Floor), Broadway at 60th Street
  • If there are any name changes, please contact Customer Support
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Prices include all applicable service fees

    Third photo credit: Courtesy of the Frank Driggs Collection.

About Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Swing University

Classic jazz is the most American of musical styles. And there's nowhere better to learn about bebop, sax solos and swing than at one of the country’s preeminent institutions devoted to the art form. Swing University, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s educational arm, offers an array of programs year-round at its home at the Irene Diamond Education Center at Frederick P. Rose Hall.

The organization produces a year-round series of concerts with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis and a glittering array of guest artists. Other efforts include weekly national radio programs, TV broadcasts, recordings, an annual high-school jazz band competition, as well as concerts for children.

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