now auditioning guitar, bass and piano students for winter classes and private instruction!

Mission

It is the mission of Seattle Jazz Academy to create a community of students, instructors, and professional musicians that support, inspire and invigorate artistic and musical growth in jazz and improvisational music studies and performance.

Learning at Seattle Jazz Academy

Alexia shares her experience learning at Seattle Jazz Academy.

Mark describes learning  improvisation.

Curtis shares how studying jazz has increased his options for self expression in other genres. 

TaylorJonesPhoto_MackGroutPortrait_18.jpg

Head Instructor

He/Him

Alex Chadsey.jpg

Piano Instructor

He/Him

Jacob Linden_edited_edited.jpg

Piano Instructor

He/Him

D3A98D2B-B141-49D0-A348-1F818E4E268D_edited.jpg

Bass Instructor

He/Him

20211027_170553_EDIT_edited_edited.jpg

Administrator, Piano Instructor     She/Her

IMG_0532_edited.jpg

Piano Instructor

He/Him

IMG_1074_edited.jpg

Guitar Instructor

He/Him

Hans Teuber_edited.jpg

Woodwinds/Piano Instructor

He/Him

Jeremy Bacon_edited_edited.jpg

Piano Instructor

He/Him

Jona Brown_edited_edited_edited.jpg

Piano Instructor

He/Him

Josie Headshot_edited.jpg

Piano Technique Specialist

She/Her

Latest News

  • Seattle Jazz Academy is happy to be offering private jazz bass instruction with our newest teacher Moe W. 

  • Seattle Jazz Academy is now enrolling students for winter classes as well as private instruction.

  • The Weisner/Brown Trio masterclass was a total success!

  • SJA is now accepting level one exams.