Founded in 1997, Litchfield Jazz Camp now serves 70-150 residential and day students each week for 1 to 4 week sessions on the campus of Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut. Run by Litchfield Performing Arts, a charitable organization dedicated to changing lives through music, the Camp's philosophy is simple. We start with a faculty of amazing and inspiring jazz musicians. To that we add eager music students in a non-competitive program. Litchfield Jazz Camp embraces all learners - students 12 years to adult, beginners, intermediate and advanced players, students with learning disabilities, and others. That is how the collaborative, supportive and fun atmosphere at Litchfield Jazz Camp is created. Find out for yourself!
Thank you to all those who came out and supported Litchfield Jazz Camp at our Tag Sale and Metro Bis Dinner Auction! Both events were a great success and helped us to raise funds for need-based camp scholarships.More»
Saturday, April 25 - Get your tickets early for an amazing evening at Chef/Owner Chris Prosperi's Metro Bis in Simsbury. Proceeds will support Litchfield Jazz Camp scholarships! Click through to purchase tickets or call to reserve youe seats as space is limited! More»
Music teachers who refer two or more new students who register for Camp will be entered in a drawing for several really nice band instruments generously donated by our sponsor, instrument manufacturer RS Berkeley.
Litchfield Jazz Camp and DownBeat Magazine are pleased to offer free one year subscriptions to all campers. Their uber generous publisher Frank Alkyer is also offering print copies for campers for just $21, regularly $35, for a one year subscription. More»
New England Arts & Entertainment brings the next installment of the Palace Theater Winter Jazz Series to the Poli Club on Friday January 9, The show features Litchfield’s “own” Nick Roseboro and his Quartet.
LJC will welcome back many of its favorite instructors including Matt Wilson, Claire Daly, Dave Stryker, Orrin Evans, Claudio Roditi, Gary Smulyan, and many more. This summer, we are adding three outstanding instructors, the bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott, legendary trombone player Ray Anderson, and renowned trumpet player Sean Jones. More»