All Jazz-A-Ma Tazz programs meet the state and federal standards for arts education as well as the requirements of the NYC-Department of Education's Blueprint for the Arts (Music), as well as federal and state standards for the arts.
Our methodologies are based on the "best practices" of youth development and designed to engage the participation of each individual based on his/her unique abilities. Recognizing the disparate resources available to the schools and community groups it serves, Jazz-A-Ma-Tazz designed its music education programs to provide results independent of costly instruments or supplies.
Non-music Students: Students with little or no exposure to music can benefit from an introduction to the fundamentals of music. Programs include interactive school assembly performances, residencies, and workshops for students of all ages and abilities. Programs can be tailored to any venue or student group, both general and special education K-12.
For Music Students: Programs include master classes, residencies, and clinics. Students learn not only the fundamentals of jazz and basic technique but the importance of developing their own musical styles.