Specialty Jazz Combos

Learn to groove with others under the guidance of the acclaimed faculty. Combos are 4 or more instrumentalists and vocalists who will explore focused repertoire on standards. All combos run for 8 weeks each term and students are allowed extra practice time outside of the weekly coaching sessions. Combos perform throughout the year.

Now creating combos for FALL 2017! (Combo placements will be confirmed in early September)

Jazz Standards Combos

Mon., 5:30pm-7pm


Mon., 7:15-8:45pm
Wed., 7:15-8:45pm
Wed., 7:30-9pm

Paul Rushka (Fall and Winter); Jillian Lebeck (Spring)
Miles Black
James Danderfer
Jodi Proznick

New Orleans Combo Mon., 5:30pm - 7:00pm James Danderfer
Composition Combo Mon., 7:15pm-8:45pm James Danderfer
Latin Jazz Combo Thur., 5:30pm-7:00pm James Danderfer
Junior Combo (For Ages 8-13) Sat., 9:00-10:30am (Winter and Spring terms only) Bill Clark 
Instructors: See above
Recommended for: Standards Combos: able to read music, but don't read lead sheets yet.
All Other Combos except Junior Combo: read lead sheets; some previous combo experience.
Dates and Times: 8-session course. 90 minutes weekly on Mon, Wed or Fri; See above for days and times. 
Oct 16 - Dec 11, 2017 (Concert Dec 13) /
Jan 15 - Mar 12, 2018 (Concert Mar 14) /
Apr 23 - Jun 18, 2018 (Concert Jun 20)
Fee: $325 per term
(registration fee may apply)
Minimum enrollment required
Mon. 5:30-7:00pm, with Jillian Lebeck
Wed. 7:15-8:45pm, with James Danderfer
Wed. 7:30-9:00pm, with Jodi Proznick

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