2015 Straight Ahead Jazz Camp
featuring saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator, Bobby Watson
What is Straight Ahead Jazz Camp?
Now in it's 7th year, Straight Ahead Jazz Camp, designed for college students and up, offers five days of innovative, hands-on sessions led by professional jazz musicians and expert clinicians who will educate, challenge, and inspire musicians, educators, and music lovers of all skill levels. TThe 2014 SAJC features artist in residence, Bobby Watson.
2014 Camp Highlights
- Workshops and presentations by renown professional musicians and music educators including Orbert Davis, Jose Diaz, Mwata Boden, Willie Pickens, Jarrad Harris, Dr. Larry Scripp, and more!
- Improvisation master classes for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced players
- Jam sessions for campers
- Luncheon and live jazz performance at Buddy Guy's Legends
- 35 CPDU’s are available for Chicago Public School teachers
2015 clincians and schedule available soon!
When is SAJC 2015?
Straight Ahead Jazz Camp will be held July 6-10, 2015.
What is the schedule?
We are putting the final touches on an amazing week of jazz education! Check back for the full schedule soon.
Who should attend?
Straight Ahead Jazz Camp is designed for college students and up. All skill levels are welcome!
Where does SAJC 2015 take place?
The camp will be held at Columbia College Music Center, located at 1014 S. Michigan Avenue.
What are the tutition/fees for SAJC 2015?
*NEW!! Non-member registration fees include a 1-year membership to the Jazz Institute of Chicago at the Educator Level.
When can I register for SAJC 2014?
Registration will open soon! To receive information about the camp, sign up for our SAJC contact list today!