JazzU Student Resources


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This invaluable resource has been put together by the JazzU faculty to help students navigate the JazzU program. In it, you will find important dates, musical knowledge, practice tips, and a detailed outline of our expectations and assessment process. Click on the banner to download.


Some of the JazzU faculty use Wikispaces to help you communicate, stay organized, and share resources with our teaching artists and with each other. Click on the banner to visit the JazzU Wikispaces page. You will receive an invitation via email to get logged in. If you have any questions about using wikispaces, ask your instructor or contact Andy (andy@jazzstl.org)


2016-17 JazzU Calendar

2016-17 JazzU Calendar


Listening Resources

JazzU teaching artist Bob DeBoo has created Spotify playlists based on the “Musicians and Recordings” (page 2.0) section of the JazzU Student Handbook. Click on the instrument to listen:

Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Baritone Sax, Trumpet

Web Sites

All About Jazz – jazz history timeline and many other jazz resources.

DownBeat magazine – links to other jazz sites, artist interviews, bios, etc.

Jazz Education Network – A membership organization for jazz fans, musicians and educators.  Site features include forums and Network with an Expert.

Jazz Standards – jazz history, artist bios, a bookstore, and info on hundreds of jazz standards.

NPR: Jazz – link to jazz stories, interviews, reviews and programs from National Public Radio.

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz – education programs, an international student competition, a jazz resource library and more.

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