Summer Jazz Academy


We are proud to sponsor the first Cincinnati Public Schools "Summer Jazz Academy" on June 12-15 and 19-22, 2017 at Taft High School in Cincinnati !!!

There is no cost to the students, but enrollment is limited to Cincinnati, Covington and Newport students who just completed 6th thru 11th grade.

All eight days will have the same 10am-3pm format, with Masters classes in all primary instruments, jazz history and full band practice every day. Seven Masters classes will be taught both weeks, Monday thru Thursday, 10-11:30am in drums, bass, piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone and saxophone. Dr Isidore Rudnick, FIne Arts Curriculum Manager for the Cincinnati Public Schools, will be director of the academy.

Please contact Dr Rudnick directly at with any questions you may have or to sign up students.

Our confirmed Masters class teachers as of April 25, 2017 are below. We will update this as we confirm teachers.

Drums - Philip PaulArt Gore

Trombone - Bill Gemmer, Marc Fields

Saxophone - Randy Villars, Garin Webb

Trumpet - Scott Belck, Hank Mautner, Wade Baker

Bass - Aaron Jacobs, Wade Baker

Guitar - Ted KarasScotty Anderson, Brandon Scott Coleman, Wade Baker

 Piano - Erwin Stuckey