Education Programs

Committed to educating future generations of musicians and audiences, the Vail Jazz Workshop, Vail Jazz Goes to School, and Jammin’ Jazz Kids provide age-appropriate instruction for tykes to teens.

Vail Jazz education programs are made possible through the generosity of our community. Consider donating to support music education today!


A dozen of the country’s most dedicated, gifted, and promising high school jazz musicians participate in the 10-day Workshop.

Jammin' Jazz Kids

A free interactive program that teach youngsters the fundamentals of jazz and the art of improvisation.

Jazz Goes to School

Jazz education for 4th and 5th graders from top jazz musicians/educators. Celebrating 25 years!

Upcoming Performances

Hey, jazz lovers, music is coming your way! Maybe you’re in the mood for toe-tapping, finger-snapping, head-bopping, and savoring some of your favorite musicians from the comfort of your home. Vail Jazz has you covered! Live performances will resume this summer from June 30 – Sept 5, and we continue our virtual performances – Jazz Interludes!

Perpetuating Jazz with a Focus on Young Musicians


Workshop Alumni


VJGTS students annually


years and counting


alum Grammy nominations


Jazz Educators

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