Category for Jazz

Let’s Start Celebrating Our 40th!

Film Screening and Panel Discussion
August 7 | 7:00 PM
NOCCA |Lupin Hall
Screening of Jazz Dreams II, a documentary about Jazz education in New Orleans that chronicles the early careers and education of Courtney Bryan, Jason Marsalis and Irvin Mayfield. Bryan was a student at the camp …

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In town for his jazz fest break, NOCCA alum Martin Masakowski visits with Music Department Chair Michael Pellera and provides masterclass.

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NOCCA Jazz Students Celebrate With An Evening of Original Jazz and Classical Pieces

 
NOCCA Jazz Students Celebrate With An Evening of Original Jazz and Classical Pieces
Wednesday-March 19, 7:00 PM
NOCCA-Nims Black Box Theatre
Free & Open To The Public
 
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) proudly presents an annual celebration of Original Jazz and Classical Pieces from NOCCA students on …

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NOCCA Alumni Part of Tysson Project

New Orleans bandleader John Michael Rouchell first gained notice back in 2008 byresponding to a dare; each week throughout the year, he wrote, recorded and posted online a new song for fans and friends to comment on and review.
In the ensuing years, the songwriter slowly gained a …

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Jazz Student Returns From GRAMMY Camp

NOCCA Jazz Student Returns From GRAMMY Camp
 
Jeffery Miller One of Thirty-Two Students Chosen
Nation-Wide To Perform
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to share the news:  NOCCA Jazz student Jeffery Miller (12th grade student also attending Benjamin Franklin High) recently returned from …

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Jazz Student Nominated For US Presidential Scholar

NOCCA Jazz Student Nominated For United States Presidential Scholar
 
Program Established To Recognize Most Distinguished Graduating High School Seniors Who Score Exceptionally On ACT or SAT
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to share the news that NOCCA Jazz student Elise Gonzalez (12th …

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NOCCA Jazz Alum wins Grammy

Roomful of Teeth, featuring NOCCA Alum, Virginia Warnken, was very honored and grateful to receive a GRAMMY Award in the Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance Category. For more information on the winners, click HERE.
 

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The New Yorker Highlights Trombone Shorty

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NOCCA Jazz Students Perform at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Switzerland
 

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Look for alumni at Jazz Fest!

Deeply rooted in the musical traditions of his native New Orleans, where he grew up playing with his family’s well-known band, pianist/harmonaboardist Jon Batiste has developed a uniquely current, uplifting, and playful brand of jazz that integrates his classical Juilliard training with contemporary mainstream sounds. …

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