Jazz Musicale: “Back to School Summer Jazz Camp”

9th grade & Up: High School, Collegiate, Adults of All Ages

Instrumentalists and Vocalists, Novis to Pro!

– Only $165 per camper –

Please note that we can’t guarentee the correct T-Shirt size for any campers who register after July 17, 2019.  All T-Shirt orders have already been place and we will have limited extra shirts / sizes.  Thank you for your understanding.

Camp: Tuesday -Thursday

July 23 -25, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Concert: Pro Faculty & Camp Students

Friday July 26, 2019 (11:00 am to 12:00 pm)

A fun and informative 3-day summer jazz camp for instrumentalists and vocalists, 9th grade through adult ages, from basic skill levels to pro. Excellent back-to-school prep for students with band and vocal courses in the fall, for music instructors seeking helpful stylistic tools for teaching jazz, and for adults to advance their skills in performing jazz, from the novice to pro levels.

Camp Faculty: camp attendees will work with four highly regarded pro artists who are seasoned educators known for their comfortable nurturing approach in mentoring and their experience in teaching students of all ages and skill levels at jazz camps and in award winning jazz programs, secondary to collegiate.

The Camp: focus is on useful foundational ‘basics’ in how to interpret jazz stylistically when playing or singing the music in a solo and ensemble setting. Campers also benefit from each other’s broad experiences shared in the camp clinics and group performance in a relaxed atmosphere.

Camp topics include: an overview of historic jazz music and of pioneering music artists, review of practical useful music theory, how to interpret the music in a jazz style, how to improvise in a solo, good intonation, playing in an ensemble, and more.

Vocalists: will also learn about scatting, foundational singing technique, stage presence, song repertoire, stylistic phrasing, mic technique, selecting singing keys, counting off their song, and more.

Camper’s Skill Level

Instrumentalists: basic reading of music and proficient playing of one’s instrument.

Vocalists: good singing quality, reading music is not essential to attend.

Things to Remember

Campers bring: Instrument (excluding piano) , accompanying cases, cables, reeds, stands, drums sticks, etc, music stand.

Lunch: Campers bring bag lunch Tuesday, Wednesday, Pizza provided Thursday.  Snacks, water provided each day.  

Concert, June 26 – 11:00am to 12:00pm: Camp attendees will get a chance to perform prepared music with the pro faculty, demonstrating their gained skills to family, friends, the community at large in a FREE CONCERT!


Friday Musicale Jazz Campis sponsored in part by the Warburton Music Productsand by the Shirley Pinner Warner Memorial Scholarship. Friday Musicale 11am Community Concert is sponsored in part by a JAZZ2UGrant from Jazz Educators Network and the Herb Albert Foundation.        

The jazz camp and Friday concert are presented at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204.PH: 904-355-7584

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Hotel Suggestion for Out of Town Campers?  

Hyatt Place St. John’s Town Center 

 Approx. 15 minutes drive to and from Friday Musicale.  Located in the popular St. John’s Town Center – convenient for shopping and restauarants.  

Call Carrie Howard-Tawney at 904-641-7200 or email her at carrie.tawney@hyatt.com

Mr. Donald Zentz

Director of Jazz
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

Mr. J.B. Scott

Director of Jazz , University of North Florida
Associate Professor of Jazz Trumpet, Dir. JE1

Ms. Lisa Kelly

Award Winning Professional Jazz Vocalist
Private Instructor, Artist/Clinician

Mr. Jeff Phillips

Faculty Harrison SOTA, Professional Artist,
Walt Disney World pianist

Take your jazz skills to the next level!

• Improvisation
• Jazz History
• Music Theory
• Ensembles
• Jazz Fundamentals

• Master Classes
• Jazz Repertoire
• Performance Prep
• Stylistic Interpretation
• Camp T-Shirt!


Summer Jazz Camp 2019

Camper Information

Address *
What grade will Camper be in Fall 2019 *
T-shirt Size *

Parent / Guardian Information (for High school students only)

Address same as above?
Camper Medical Information (for Highschool Students)

Must be someone other than Parent

Driver Pick up Information

For students who are not driving themselves, only registered names listed in the Parent/Guardian, Emergency Contact, and Carpool Information Fields will be allowed to pick up campers from Camp. In order for an individual to pick up campers from Camp, we must have written permission from the Parent/Guardian and said individual will may have to show a picture ID. This form serves as written permission for picking up students after camp each day.

Media Release:
I hereby authorize the photographing/filming of myself/my student. We will not release names of any camp attendees. I agree that Friday Musicale may use such photographs/films of me/my student with or without his/her name for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.

In addition, I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written and electronic copy, wherein my/my student’s likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photographs/films. I also agree that such photographs/films shall be the property of Friday Musicale.

Media Release Agreement *

Waiver & Other Agreements

In consideration of the cultural and educational benefits which I/my student will receive as a result of the Friday Musicale, I hereby agree to hold Friday Musicale, all of its directors, officers, administrators, and employees, blameless for any bodily injury and/or property damage which might be incurred by me/my student as a result of the aforementioned activities. I authorize Friday Musicale and/or its representatives to arrange for any necessary emergency treatment.

Friday Musicale provides equal opportunity to all without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.

I acknowledge that my registration is not complete or binding until the Friday Musicale staff has reviewed the registration requirements and processed the registration fee.

I acknowledge that refunds will not be given for missed days due to illness or absence for any reason. Even if I/my student is unable to attend camp for a single day, once registration is complete or payment has been processed, refunds will not be given for any reason.

By completing this form and adding my electronic signature, I agree to all requirements of this form.