Welcome to the New York Jazz Workshop 12th Jazz Music Summer Intensive.
From June until the end of 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 Jazz Music Intensive Summer 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 it 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 2020 we are featuring Kenny Wessel, Marc Mommaas, Mark Sherman, Tony Moreno, Darrell Green, Fay Victor, Olivia Foschi, Jocelyn Medina, Loire Cotler, Amina Figarova, Frank Kimbrough, Doug Beavers, Darius Jones, Dave Stryker, Nate Radley, Jacob Sacks, Vitor Goncalvez, Vanderlei Pereira, and more is in the works.

This year we are offering 4-day and 3-day intensives in NYC and one 6 day intensive in Italy, 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 pre-teens jazz music summer camp and teens jazz summer camp please click Kids Jazz Music Programs

For the third time in addition to 11 adult and 4 Teens Jazz Summer programs in New York City we are also offering a jazz improvisation intensive in ITALY. Each summer intensive can be taken alone or in combination with other intensives and private lessons. With prices ranging from $345 to $900 we have something for everyone.

Summer Series 2020 Faculty Duration Regular Rate ONLINE Rate
June 7 to June 13 – Improvisation workshop in Italy Marc Mommaas, Kenny Wessel, Jeroen Vierdag and Fay Victor
July 23-26: Jazz Improvisation Marc Mommaas, Frank Kimbrough, Tony Moreno, Darrel Green 4 Days $685 $540
July 27-29 Brazilian workshop Vitor Gonçalves & Vanderlei Pereira 3 Days $545 $360
July 30-Aug 2: Jazz Guitar Kenny Wessel & Dave Stryker 4 Days $685 $540
Aug 3-5: Country – Jazz – Blues Guitar Intensive Nate Radley 3 Days $385 $240
August 6-9: Bebop to Harbop Improv intensive Mark Sherman & Joseph 3 Days $545 $360
Aug 10-12: Piano/Keyboards Intensive Amina Figarova, Frank Kimbrough, Jacob Sacks 3 Days $545 $360
August 13-16: Vocal for Beginners – Intermediate Olivia Foschi, Jocelyn Medina, Guest Loire Cotler (Konnakol) 4 Days $685 $540
August 20 – 23: Vocal – Intermediate/Advanced Michelle Walker, Jocelyn Medina, Olivia Foschi 4 Days $685 $540
August 24-27: Jazz Improv Intensive Darius Jones & Vito Lesczak 4 Days $685 $540
August 28: DAVID LIEBMAN saxophone masterclass NEA Master David Liebman Saxophone Masterclass 1 Day $189 $150
August 27-28: Composition – Beginners/Intermediate Marc Mommaas & Doug Beavers 2 Days $385 $240


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 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, there will be musicians from all over the world looking to learn, explore and make connections. You will be making connections that last a lifetime. For the specific 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 Intensive Series is for musicians, 17 and up, who have a desire to improve and learn.. 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 $240
3 Day ONLINE intensive, starting at $360
4 Day ONLINE intensive, starting at $540

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. Applying early also gives you access to “early bird rates”.