Summer Jazz Seminars Information Page

In person, Summer 2022! Starting June 27th, featuring Ted Nash!

Come and study with our fantastic jazz department staff and get a head start on learning the art of improv, section playing, and transcribing through playing in combos, big bands, and classroom activites!

We will also be having a special compositional workshop with New York jazz saxophonist Ted Nash during the first two weeks of the six week Jazz Seminar! Ted Nash will be on Zoom during the first week, while the second week will be in person.

June 27th, 2022 through August 4th, 2022.

MTWTH 1-3:30 PM.

Tuesday, June 28th, everyone will meet at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Due to the Monday July 4th Holiday, some advanced students should expect to rehearse on Friday, July 8th.

Look for Music 132A, 132B, & 133 in the sbcc course catalog.

Experienced jazz players will dig the advanced jazz combos.

All ages and grade levels welcome, although at least one year of experience preferred!

For college age students, please go here for information on how to register: SBCC Registration

For younger students (high school, junior high, or younger) please see the dual enrollment section below in the FAQs.

Students registering after Sunday, June 26th will need to contact Andrew Martinez for a special add code.

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Frequently asked questions:

How to enroll a student age 12 or younger?
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How to enroll a student who has completed 8th grade this year and is age 13 or older?
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How to enroll a student who has completed 9th, 10th or 11th grade this year?
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Where do I go if I have further questions about dual enrollment?
Please checkout the Official SBCC Dual Enrollment site here

What will I be doing in the Summer Jazz Seminar?
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I have vacation plans but still want to participate.
We pride ourselves on hosting an inclusive program. Vacation plans are usually not an issue. Please notify Andrew Martinez if you have any questions.

Why are there so many course numbers listed on the Dual Enrollment Approval Form?
If it is your first time attending the Jazz Seminar, you only need to enroll in Mus 132A (CRN 80674).

The extra courses are on the forn because the state does not allow students to repeat a course. So if you wanted to come back next year and there was only one course on the form, you would have to go all the way back to your school with a different course number and get another signature. By listing all the courses on one form, repeat students don't have to remember the exact course number they've enrolled in previous years, and it saves parents the trouble of making multiple trips to the student's school and the SBCC Admissions office.

I brought the completed forms to the Admissions and Records office at SBCC but they gave me more paperwork to complete.
Contact Andrew Martinez immediately!
Occasionally there are new employees at the counseling desk who are unaware that our jazz students below the 9th grade do not require additional interviews or paperwork. If you are being asked to complete additional requirements beyond a Admissions Application High School Dual Enrollment form, and Parent Consent Form ask to speak to the Supervisor of Admissions.

I have exceeded the maximum number of repeats for this class.
This problem has been fixed. The solution is to enroll in Music 132B (CRN# 80473) instead of Mus 132 or 133.