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Best Jazz Camps For Teens?

Asked 2014-01-27T23:16:44.0Z by DeadGuy1,206
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My son is 14 and has been playing piano in his high school jazz band for about a year. He reads well, and is getting into jazz. My wife thinks we should send him to a summer jazz camp. Anyone have good recommendations?


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Reply — Posted 2014-01-28T16:38:59.0Z
Jeff E13,406
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I've never been to a jazz camp,but the two I hear the most about are the Stanford Jazz program and the Jamey Aebersold camps.  Both have great reputations for having great programming, and professional instructors.


Reply — Posted 2014-01-29T19:36:12.0Z
Stan W1,561
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I found this list for a bunch of jazz camps...

The Berklee program is supposed to be great. I've also heard great things about the interlochen Camp, but It's not as jazz focused I think.


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