Tucson Jazz Institute

The Tucson Jazz Institute is registering for the 2014 - 2015 school year now. This year to make the TJI experience easier for students and families were are partnered with Active Network. Links to sign up for classes or to schedule and audition (set a time to come see us and learn about opportunities for you) are below. There is no obligation to join by scheduling an audition.

TJI Ellington Big Band in winning performance - Jazz at Lincoln Center, May 2014

The Tucson Jazz Institute is home to the award-winning TJI big bands and combos, TJI Music Technology classes (recording arts), and recording label TJI Jazz. We are dedicated to music education taught by seasoned professionals in a positive and stimulating environment. We offer music classes in jazz combo, jazz big band, and music technology, as well as private lessons for students of all ages. In addition to classes, we create an opportunity for students to share ideas, practice, record, sit in with instructors on professional performances, and travel. We routinely take our students to various jazz festivals and competitions around the world earning top awards.


Fall classes start Aug 9!

TJI Ellington band has a new CD that is out!

Go to CD Order Page

We also recorded a live CD and DVD at the Berger Center on July 27. To purchase or order CDs or DVD call the TJI office at 514 - 0935

LINK to AZ Public Media story about TJI

TJI Ellington Band takes 1st Place in NYC
Details from Wynton Marsalis website!

Tucson Jazz Institute, 6061 East Broadway Blvd. Suite 121,Tucson AZ (520) 514-0935