NO Trad Jazz Camp News

Leslie Cooper - new booker at Buffa's back room!

posted Feb 25, 2015, 2:27 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

Leslie has taken over the duties of music booker for the music club on Esplanade Ave. Some of our Jazz Camp scholarship students have been performing there as members of the Red Hot Brass band lead by Doyle Cooper. Vocalist Jenna Guidrey has sung with her own band and there. There are future bookings for Jenna too! Vocalist Rebecca Leigh has moved to New Orleans and has been giging around. She too has performed at Buffa's and well as Ellen McCusker who sat in with the guys a number of times! 

Registration Opens for Jazz Camp 2014

posted Sep 14, 2013, 8:08 AM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

Jazz Camp registration opened on September 9, and as of September 14, 66 people have registered already! The pianos, trombones, and drums are already full. People can sign up on the waiting list in case a spot opens up due to cancellation. This will be the 5th year for camp! 

Jazz Camp Session 2 Final Concert

posted Sep 6, 2013, 1:26 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp   [ updated Sep 6, 2013, 1:27 PM ]

We are all over the news! Read another article by Pete Forest with and the Times Picayune with some pictures of our final concert from the second session of Jazz Camp!

Jazz Camp Second Session Photos

posted Sep 6, 2013, 12:57 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp   [ updated Sep 6, 2013, 1:27 PM ]

Photographer Kathleen Flynn from took some wonderful picture of our secondline during the second session of camp! Click the link to check them out..

GoNOLA Article about Jazz Camp

posted Jun 6, 2013, 10:30 AM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

NOTJC got a wonderful review in!  Click the link to check it out!

NOTJC partners with GearTrack

posted Jan 30, 2013, 1:38 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

NOTJC offers our campers a years free Pro Membership with GearTrack. The online instrument registry aims to deter theft & aid in recovery by volume registration, plus offers all kinds of neat organizational tools. GearTrack is free for up to 5 instruments (and always free for stolen gear), but the Pro Membership ($25 value) offers unlimited uploads and additional tools. This is a valuable resource we've been able to offer our campers!

EarlyJas donates to scholarships students

posted Nov 16, 2012, 6:52 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

The EARLYJAS Society of Ohio has committed to donate money to help underwrite student scholarships
for the next three years! Past camper & Vice President of EARLYJAS Bill Parthe emailed with the good news! Thank you to the board
members of EarlyJas!!!

Eddy Bayard donates clarinets

posted Oct 13, 2012, 10:05 AM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

Trumpeter Eddy Bayard has donated 4 clarinets to the camp! The horns will be refurbished and used by our
scholarship students and in our workshops for children in our outreach program. Thank you Eddy!

Registration Open for 2013!

posted Aug 15, 2012, 6:27 PM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

Registration is now open for the 2 sessions of Jazz Camp. Pianos, Banjo/Guitar and Drums are FULL for the first session!

2 sessions announced for 2013!

posted Aug 12, 2012, 11:15 AM by New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp

Due to the overwhelming success of our previous camps we are expanding to 2 jazz camps for 2013! Session #1 is June 9-15, and July 28 - August 3, 2013 Registration for camp opened to the public on August 15, 2012. 

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