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Look For Alumni & Faculty At Jazz Fest

NOCCA Alumni at the Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent
In addition to highlighting many of the jazz artists who have studied at NOCCA, the Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent will feature two special Alumni jam sessions.
The NOCCA Allstar Alumni Jazz Jam: The Ellis Marsalis’ Legacy
April 26: will feature Jason …

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NOCCA Jazz Student Selected as a Member of The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is proud to announce that NOCCA/Benjamin Franklin 11th grade student Royal Mitchell has been selected to the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a program of Carnegie Hall and its Weill Music Institute.
 
Following a residency …

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NOCCA Photo of the Day: Alumni Joey Peebles visits NOCCA for a master class.

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Khris Royal, jazz alumni, to perform at Joy Theatre January 22

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NOCCA Jazz Instrumental Student Receives Finalist Award In National Competition

NOCCA Senior John Michael Bradford Heads To Miami To Compete For Presidential Scholar In The Arts

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Jazz Instrumental student and NOCCA Academic Studio senior, John Michael Bradford was notified by the National YoungArts Foundation that he has been chosen …

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NOCCA Music Students Perform At Bicentennial

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Jazz Big Band Performs Original Composition For Bicentennial

NOCCA Jazz Big Band will be performing a portion of the new original jazz suite, Battle of New Orleans composed by long-time NOCCA music faculty member and composer Mike Rihner on January 8, 2015 as part of the Chalmette National Historic Park Service’s official 200th commemoration …

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NOCCA Jazz Instrumental Student Only Student From State of Louisiana Chosen By Grammy Foundation

NOCCA Senior John Michael Bradford To Participate In The Prestigious
Grammy Camp® -Jazz Session Program
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Jazz Instrumental student and NOCCA Academic Studio senior, John Michael Bradford was notified by the Grammy Foundation®  that he has been chosen as one of …

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NOCCA Jazz Instrumental Student Receives Finalist Award In National Competition

NOCCA Senior John Michael Bradford Heads To Miami To Compete For Presidential Scholar In The Arts
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Jazz Instrumental student and NOCCA Academic Studio senior, John Michael Bradford was notified by the National YoungArts Foundation that he has been chosen …

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NOCCA alum Jeremy Marx releases EP

NOCCA alum Jeremy Marx releases EP with “Sentry” a rock band founded at New England conservatory. Upon having released their 3rd EP this month, they are now relocating to New Orleans to take part in the thriving local music community.
 
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