Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

                 
California Jazz Conservatory
2040 Addison Street
Berkeley CA 94704  
510-845-5373

VISION

The California Jazz Conservatory aspires to be an internationally recognized preeminent music conservatory dedicated to the study and performance of jazz and related styles of music from throughout the world. The institution educates future genera­tions to sustain the jazz art form.

MISSION

The California Jazz Conservatory is a music conservatory provid­ing a dynamic community of students, artists, educators, scholars and audiences with a forum to study, perform, teach, research, appreciate and enjoy jazz and related styles of music from throughout the world. Comprising two distinct education programs, the California Jazz Conservatory, a postsecondary degree-granting program, and the Jazzschool Community Music School, a non-degree-granting community education program, the institution honors the contributions of past masters and promotes artistic innovation, bring­ing together a diverse music community to de­velop practical skills, acquire artistic sensibility, realize creative potential and find artistic voice.
https://cjc.edu/

Upcoming Events:
Wednesday, April 3 2019 7:30 PM
Jazz in the Neighborhood presents the Kasey Knudsen Sextet with Kasey Knudsen, saxophone; Henry Hung, trumpet; Rob Ewing, trombone; Dahveed Behroozi, piano; Miles Wick, bass; andEric Garland, drums. Knudsen is a San Francisco based saxophonist, composer, and educator. She earned her BA in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music in 2001. Since relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area, Knudsen has been commissioned by the Jazzschool's Emerging Artist Series to write and perform new work as well as for Intersection For The Arts and the De Young Museum. She leads her own trio and sextet and co-leads the Schimscheimer Family Trio.  More...

Wednesday, April 17 2019 7:30 PM
Jazz in the Neighborhood presents the Amendola Trio with Karl Evangelista & Jason Hoopes. The trio is the sound of three as one: Scott Amendola playing drums/percussion/electronics; Karl Evangelista on guitar; and Jason Hoopes, electric bass. Playing music written by all members, they explore the song to the sound. Together they have a unique connection that brings the music to interesting places. Never the same twice.  More...