Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

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18th Annual

Litchfield Jazz Camp

July 6 – Aug. 8, 2014
AT Canterbury School •
New Milford, Connecticut
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About Litchfield Jazz Camp...

Founded in 1997, Litchfield Jazz Camp now serves 80-140 residential and day students each week for 1 to 5 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 in eager music students to a non-competitive program. Litchfield Jazz Camp embraces all learners: students of all ages from 12 years through adults, beginners, intermediate learners, advanced players and students with learning disabilities. That is how the collaborative, supportive and fun atmosphere at Litchfield Jazz Camp is created. Find out for yourself! Register now for summer 2014.

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Jul 28, 2014
Litchfield Jazz Camp Outreach Concerts at New Milford Nursing Homes
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Litchfield Jazz Camp, the 18 year old teaching arm of Litchfield Jazz Festival, has a robust outreach to the wider community. This year three Litchfield Jazz Camp students and RAs, JT Lincoln, Joshua Walker and Sam Dingle, will perform at two nursing homes in New Milford on August 2nd and 5th. Concerts are open to the community. More»
Jul 21, 2014
Jazz College Fair Night This Wednesday, July 23rd. Open to the Public.
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23RD -- A much anticipated feature of Litchfield Jazz Camp each summer is its annual College Fair Night. This event is open free of charge to families throughout the area. Students do not need to be enrolled at LJC to attend. The program is held at Maguire Auditorium at Canterbury School in New Milford, CT, beginning at 7 PM. More»
Jul 15, 2014
Jazz Camp Announces Visiting Artists
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Litchfield Jazz Camp marks its 18th year this summer. In keeping with a long tradition, LJC continues to open many of its educational and musical activities for free to the community. Two fascinating visiting artists are also opening their concerts at Maguire Auditorium to the public when they arrive as a special treat for Litchfield Jazz Campers. July 17, Pedrosaxo and July 30, Nicki Parrott on The Legacy of Les Paul. More»
Jul 14, 2014
2014 LJC Session 1 Videos and Photos Posted!
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Litchfield Jazz Camp is excited to make our weekly student concerts available on our YouTube channel! Families who were unable to attend can now see their students perform. We are also pleased to share photos including each week's group photo, concert photos and more. You can order prints of these photos as a souvenir. Proceeds support LJC scholarships. First up -- Session 1 (July 6 - 11, 2014). More»
Jun 9, 2014
Litchfield Jazz After Work, Free Concerts July 7 - Aug. 7 in New Milford
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
NEW MILFORD, CT --- Litchfield Jazz Festival announces its free summer concert series “Litchfield Jazz After Work” presented by the all-star Litchfield Jazz Camp faculty at Maguire Auditorium at the Jazz Camp’s new home at Canterbury School, 101 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT. The facility is air-conditioned and the concerts are free and fabulous from July 7 through August 7 at 7PM. More»
Jun 8, 2014
NEW Litchfield Jazz Lessons Online
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Litchfield Jazz Camp announces a new initiative -- Litchfield Jazz Lessons -- a series of articles written by LJC's award-winning faculty members on various topics like practicing, listening and ear training, history and philosophy, promotion, getting gigs and more. They will be free and available for downloading and sharing on LITCHFIELDJAZZCAMP.COM. More»
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