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    Train with legendary artists who become your mentors.

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    Join the the most rigorous, demanding, and respected jazz and contemporary music conservatory in the world.

    At the School of Jazz and Contemporary music, refine your talent under the guidance of legendary musicians who will help develop your confidence and who you are as a musician. With a selection of 80 ensembles recast every semester, you'll have the opportunity to play the kind of music you want to make, with different kinds of musicians, and under the direction of award-winning artists. There is no one pathway - chart your own course. With New York City outside your door, find new opportunities to perform every night of the week.

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  • In memory of Roy Hargrove, New School alumnus, friend, and great trumpeter

    The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School mourns the loss of our alumnus, friend, and great trumpeter, Roy Hargrove.

    A multiple Grammy and Downbeat award winner, Roy Hargrove was one of the finest musicians of his generation. His trumpet playing was as good as it gets, no matter the style, or whether he played a ballad or lightning fast. 

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