Welcome to the New York Jazz Workshop 13th Summer Jazz Intensive.
From July through August, a plethora of music classes and workshops for all vocalists and instrumentalists.


Since 2008 the New York Jazz Workshop has been providing excellence in music education. If you are a musician and/or a singer looking to improve your musicianship, you are in the right place. The New York Jazz Workshop’s 12th Summer Jazz Intensive series is going to be an incredible experience for both participants and teachers alike. Our program has been built on the wealth of knowledge that we have accumulated during our first years and is based on the expertise and vibrant personalities of our incredible team.

Our jazz summer intensive faculty includes musicians that are not only amazing educators, but caring and sharing human beings. In 2021 we are featuring Kenny Wessel, Marc Mommaas, Mark Sherman, Tony Moreno, Darrell Green, Fay Victor, Olivia Foschi, Jocelyn Medina, Loire Cotler, Amina Figarova, Darius Jones, Dave Stryker, Nate Radley, Jacob Sacks, Vitor Goncalvez, Vanderlei Pereira, and more in the works.

This year we are offering 4-day, 3-day and 2-day intensives in NYC on different topics, some are instrument specific, some are for all instruments, and others are for vocalists. All the intensives listed below are for adults (17 to 115 y.o)

KIDS: for information about our children jazz music camps for teens jazz summer camp please click Kids Jazz Music Programs

Each summer jazz intensive can be taken alone or in combination with other intensives and private lessons. With prices ranging from $280 to $560 we have something for everyone.

4 & 3 day hybrid and online intensives


Summer Series 2020 Faculty Duration Hybrid (H)
or Online onlu (O)
ITALY / will resume in 2022
June 6 to June 12 – Improvisation workshop in Italy Marc Mommaas, Kenny Wessel, Jeroen Vierdag and Fay Victor 7 days Live
July 29-Aug 1: Jazz improvisation 1 Marc Mommaas, Tony Moreno. 4 Days H $560
Aug 2-4:  Piano interm/adv. Amina Figarova, Jacob Sax 3 Days H $360
Aug 5-8: Brazilian 1 Vitor Goncalvez, Vanderlei Pereira 4 Days H $560
Aug 9-11: Guitar 1 Kenny Wessel, Nate Radley 3 Days H $360
August 12-15: Vocal Jocelyn Medina, Michel Walker 4 Days O $560
Aug 16-18: Saxophone Madness TBA 3 Days O $360
August 19-22: Jazz improvisation 2 Marc Mommaas, Mark Sherman 4 Days H $560
August 21 – 25: Rhythm for all Michelle Walker, Jocelyn Medina, Olivia Foschi 3 Days O $360
August 26-29: Brazilian 2 Darius Jones & Vito Lesczak 4 Days H $560
August 30-Sept 1: Guitar 2 NEA Master David Liebman Saxophone Masterclass 3 Days H $360


2 day online intensives


2 day online only
Summer Series 2020
Faculty SUMMER 2021 Duration Hybrid (H)
or Online onlu (O)
Composition TBA 2 Days O $280
Theory Crash Course TBA 2 Days O $280
Guitar for beginners TBA 2 Days O $280
Piano for beginners TBA 2 Days O $280
Guitar as second instrument TBA 2 Days O $280
Piano as second instrument TBA 2 Days O $280



Ask about our special package discounts—Participants enrolling in multiple summer intensives will receive a 20% discount on each additional workshop of equal or lesser value.

What is Hybrid?

We offer both Hybrid and Online only intensives. With a Hybrid intensive you as a student have a choice of either participating live at our beautiful studio, or online through zoom. Because of current Covid restrictions we take a max. of 5 live participants. The total max. of live and online students is 10 participants.

What To Expect

When you join us for one or more of our intensives, you can expect to become a member of our tightly knit community. Additionally, you will interact with musicians from all over the world looking to learn, explore, and make connections. You will be making connections that last a lifetime. For the specifics of each intensive see the respective detailed description. A typical day will be as follows:

11:00am – 1:00pm: Morning Sessions
Online Break
3:00pm – 5:00pm: Afternoon Sessions


Who Is It For?

The New York Jazz Workshop Summer Jazz Intensive Series is for musicians, 17 and up, who have a desire to improve and learn. Therefore, some of our intensives are better suited to intermediate and advanced musicians with a minimum of a few years on their instrument; other summer intensives, such as the beginner vocal and choir, are open to everyone. More details can be found on the respective summer intensive pages.



2 Day ONLINE intensive, starting at $280
3 Day ONLINE intensive, starting at $420
4 Day ONLINE intensive, starting at $560

For more information about tuition, see each individual workshop page as well as the “Summer Packages” section of our site or contact us for more information.

How to Apply

Please fill out a registration form and we will get back to you with more details. Upon acceptance, you will be required to send a down-payment of $100 for each summer intensive that you have reserved. You can also pay in full if that is your preference.

Application deadline:
The number of participants is limited which guarantees a highly personal and enriching experience, so to maximize your chances of being accepted you should apply early. In addition, applying early also gives you access to “early bird rates”.