Category for Jazz

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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Fall Jazz Big Band Concert November 20

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NOCCA students at Berklee City Music Network Conference in Los Angeles

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Jazz Ensemble Scheduled To Perform At National Conference

NOCCA Jazz students are preparing for a special performance engagement at the national conference of the Arts Schools Network taking place in Denver, Colorado, October 22-25.
 
This annual conference is the highlight of the organization’s year and provides its members the opportunity to receive professional development …

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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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Photo of the Day

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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