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Now auditioning guitar, bass, drums, voice and piano students for classes and private instruction. Contact us today for more info!

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.

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Students speaking about their Seattle Jazz Academy experience

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. 

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Head Piano Instructor

Founder

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Piano Instructor

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Drum Instructor

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Moe Weisner

Bass Instructor

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Luigi Chancafe

Guitar Instructor

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Tony Lefaive

Bass/Guitar  Instructor

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Jacqueline Tabor

Voice Instructor

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Demarcus Baysmore

 Guitar Instructor

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Kristen Chambers

Voice Instructor

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Sutton Marley

 Drum Instructor

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Piano / Voice Instructor

Program Manager

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Piano Instructor

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Guitar Instructor

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Hans Teuber

Woodwinds/Piano Instructor

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Alex Baird

Vocal/Piano Instructor

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Tim Kennedy

Piano Instructor

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Marc Hagar

 Piano Instructor

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Isabella Du Graf

 Voice Instructor

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Mario Layne Fabrizio

Drum Instructor

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Piano Instructor

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Piano Instructor

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Josie Zocco

Piano Technique Specialist

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Dylan Hayes

Piano Instructor

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Terri Vlist

Administrator

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Richard Rodseth

 Piano Instructor

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Conner Helms

 Piano Instructor

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Josh Rawlings

Piano Instructor

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Sam Jaeger

 Guitar Instructor

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Latest News

  • Seattle Jazz Academy has moved our Maple Leaf location to:

    • 8051 Lake City Way NE​​​, Seattle WA, 98115

  • Seattle Jazz Academy opens NEW location in Greenwood!

  • Our classes and ensembles are going great, ask us today to find out how you can participate!

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