The Lesson Bank

On August 10th, SacJEF launched its latest program, called The Lesson Bank. Created and curated by music educators with more than 100 years of combined teaching experience, The Lesson Bank features short, accessible online lessons, to help students and teachers with the ins and outs of performance, instrument technique, music theory, ear training, and improvisation

Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation - Spreading the Joy of Jazz

Traditional jazz is contagious – its rhythms, melodic swirls and distinctive solos energize everyone who listens. It’s only natural for musicians and their fans to share great jazz with their children and grandchildren, and encourage upcoming generations to play “trad jazz” themselves. That in a nutshell is the mission of the Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation: to support young musicians as they learn to master traditional jazz. Not only will they enjoy the music themselves, one day they will pass the upbeat sounds of America’s original art form to future generations.

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Youth Jazz Day – 2019

By Patti Jones | November 11, 2019

Youth Jazz Day features four outstanding youth bands: Syncopating Sea-Monkeys, TNT, Jazz Raptors, and Tower Bridge Trad.  Special feature of the day will be the presentation of the 2019-20 SacJEF Music Lessons Awards. Location: Sacramento Elks Lodge #6, 6446 Riverside Blvd at Florin Rd, Sacramento. Cost: Admission free to all students 18 and under. Everyone … Read more

Up Close & Personal Fundraiser

By Patti Jones | September 9, 2019

The 11th annual Up Close & Personal fundraiser will feature clarinetist Dave Bennett, accompanied by Jason Wanner on piano, Ron Jones on drums and Shelley Denny on bass. Tickets for this event sell out quickly – for more info contact pjones@sacjef.org All proceeds from this event support the Teagarden Jazz Festival for Young Musicians in … Read more

Race for the Arts

By Erin Treadwell | August 5, 2019

SacJEF is participating in this year’s Race for the Arts! This will be a fun way to promote the Foundation to the greater Arts community, and we need a minimum of 10 people to agree to walk all or part of the route in order to receive the entry discount. Race Day is Saturday, August 24th.  Entry fee … Read more

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