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The All District Jazz Academy

Members of the Jazz Academy performing in Downtown Los Angeles.

The ensemble was created in the Spring of 2010 to represent the Los Angeles School District, its students, and teachers in the Annual Playboy Jazz Festival held at the Hollywood Bowl. The ensemble has also performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival Press Release Event, The Centreal Avenue Jazz Festival, and various district events. 

Student audition for limited chairs in the ensemble. Students are recommended by their home school program teachers. The instrumentation of the group consist of, but not limited to, Alto and Tenor Saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, Drum Set, Bass (electric and/or acoustic), guitar and Vocals.

Beyond the Bell Music and Entertainment Education in partnership with KJZZ, and the Jazz Educator's Network presented Los Angeles' first Jazz Flash Mob at Union Station on April 30th, 2014, International Jazz Day. Over 50 student and professional musicians, such as Ndugu Chancler, fill the halls of the station with Kenny Burrell's Chitlins Con Carne.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected].