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JAS COVID Community Rockstar Contest

Jazz Aspen wants to honor a deserving "COVID Community Rockstar" w/ a pair of VIP Passes for Labor Day Weekend w/ our: "JAS COVID Community Rockstar" giveaway! COVID and the ongoing effects of the pandemic have been hard on everyone, but they have been particularly hard on a large number of

How to AXS Mobile ID for the JAS Labor Day Experience

All you need to know about AXS Mobile ID in regards to your Labor Day Experience 2021 tickets! What is AXS Mobile ID? AXS Mobile ID is digital ticketing technology that provides the flexibility and convenience of safely and securely managing tickets online or in the Jazz Aspen Snowmass

JAS Academy Public Performances

In 2021 Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) will expand its mid-summer JAS Academy collaboration with the Frost School of Music (FSoM) at the University of Miami to include the new “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions.” This two-week intensive workshop taking place July 11-25, will be followed by the highly-acclaimed JAS Academy “Individual/Big

JAS June Highlight: Tuba Skinny

Today's June Highlight we are featuring Tuba Skinny. But who are Tuba Skinny? Formed in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range

JAS June Highlight: Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Gen Y

Today's June Highlight is Ulysses Owens Jr.'s Gen Y. This one is special to us because it shows the power of music education and how things can come full circle. Back in 2002 Ulysses was one  of our students at our JAS Academy, a full scholarship program where college level

JAS June Highlight: Badi Assad

Today's June Highlight is Brazilian vocalist and guitarist Badi Assad. Beyond having an incredible voice and amazing guitar skills she stands out among the rest with her unique and wild beat box techniques that has often been called "Vocal Juggling". She is not one you will want to miss this

JAS June Highlight: The Family Stone

Today's June Highlight is The Family Stone. Comprising of the original founder of the band, Jerry Martini, along with other OG band members The Family Stone plays only songs from the well known, Hall of Fame band: Sly and The Family Stone. They are the only authorized band to play

JAS June Highlight: Sammy Miller & the Congregation

Here at JAS we are gearing up for one of our craziest seasons yet. The JAS June Experience has DOZENS of artists coming with single show tickets still available for many shows. Since there is so much cool music to check out we want to feature a new artist daily....

Final JAS Labor Day Line-Up Announced

Sheryl Crow, Gary Clark, Jr. and More to Join Previously Announced Performers Stevie Nicks, Eric Church, Kings of Leon and Maren Morris   Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) announced the final line-up for its flagship season closing Labor Day Experience, held annually at Snowmass Town Park in Snowmass, CO, adding

JAS COVID Community Rockstar Contest

Jazz Aspen wants to honor a deserving "COVID Community Rockstar" w/ a pair of VIP Passes for Labor Day Weekend w/ our: "JAS COVID Community Rockstar" giveaway! COVID and the ongoing effects of the pandemic have been hard on everyone, but they have been particularly hard on a large number of

How to AXS Mobile ID for the JAS Labor Day Experience

All you need to know about AXS Mobile ID in regards to your Labor Day Experience 2021 tickets! What is AXS Mobile ID? AXS Mobile ID is digital ticketing technology that provides the flexibility and convenience of safely and securely managing tickets online or in the Jazz Aspen Snowmass

JAS Academy Public Performances

In 2021 Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) will expand its mid-summer JAS Academy collaboration with the Frost School of Music (FSoM) at the University of Miami to include the new “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions.” This two-week intensive workshop taking place July 11-25, will be followed by the highly-acclaimed JAS Academy “Individual/Big

JAS June Highlight: Tuba Skinny

Today's June Highlight we are featuring Tuba Skinny. But who are Tuba Skinny? Formed in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range

JAS June Highlight: Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Gen Y

Today's June Highlight is Ulysses Owens Jr.'s Gen Y. This one is special to us because it shows the power of music education and how things can come full circle. Back in 2002 Ulysses was one  of our students at our JAS Academy, a full scholarship program where college level

JAS Academy Public Performances

In 2021 Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) will expand its mid-summer JAS Academy collaboration with the Frost School of Music (FSoM) at the University of Miami to include the new “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions.” This two-week intensive workshop taking place July 11-25, will be followed by the highly-acclaimed JAS Academy “Individual/Big

JAS Academy Expands to Four Weeks & Two Summer Sessions

THE JAS ACADEMY PRESENTED BY JAZZ ASPEN SNOWMASS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI EXPANDS TO 4 WEEKS & 2 SUMMER SESSIONS (July 11-25 & July 25-Aug. 8) JAZZ GREATS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR (7) -TIME GRAMMYÒ AWARD WINNER CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TO BE JOINED

JAS Summer Announcements

JAS 30th Anniversary Summer Updates June 18 – Sept. 7, 2021 PatronVIP Grid General Admission Grid Single Ticket Shows JAS’ 30th Anniversary unfolds against a backdrop of growing optimism about what the summer of 2021 will look like for live music performances. JAS plans to present its full summer

Share Your Voice Songwriting Winners

Congratulations to our Winners! We were so excited by the response to our first annual Songwriting Competition: submissions from talented Middle & High Schools students across the country showcasing multiple genres of music and style. We sincerely thank every student that participated and shared your work with us! Below

JAS House Party – How To

Tickets are on-sale now for the upcoming JAS 30th Anniversary Virtual House Party! House Party Schedule Curious how the House Party works? The entire event will take place via Zoom. All guests will gather in the Living Room (by using the main link sent to you in advance from JAS) for the main entertainment,

JAS and Nashville Jazz Workshop Partnering on All Age Music Education Initiatives

Jazz Aspen Snowmass is partnering with the Nashville Jazz Workshop to provide even more music education opportunities for both JAS In-Schools students as well as our adult audiences. The Nashville Jazz Workshop, founded in 1998, offers a unique approach to jazz education that benefits the entire community. Their Mission is

JAS Academy Public Performances

In 2021 Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) will expand its mid-summer JAS Academy collaboration with the Frost School of Music (FSoM) at the University of Miami to include the new “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions.” This two-week intensive workshop taking place July 11-25, will be followed by the highly-acclaimed JAS Academy “Individual/Big

JAS Summer Announcements

JAS 30th Anniversary Summer Updates June 18 – Sept. 7, 2021 PatronVIP Grid General Admission Grid Single Ticket Shows JAS’ 30th Anniversary unfolds against a backdrop of growing optimism about what the summer of 2021 will look like for live music performances. JAS plans to present its full summer

Share Your Voice Songwriting Winners

Congratulations to our Winners! We were so excited by the response to our first annual Songwriting Competition: submissions from talented Middle & High Schools students across the country showcasing multiple genres of music and style. We sincerely thank every student that participated and shared your work with us! Below

JAS House Party – How To

Tickets are on-sale now for the upcoming JAS 30th Anniversary Virtual House Party! House Party Schedule Curious how the House Party works? The entire event will take place via Zoom. All guests will gather in the Living Room (by using the main link sent to you in advance from JAS) for the main entertainment,

JAS 30th Anniversary Virtual House Party & Fundraiser

BUY TICKETS NOW Bid now on a variety of experiences at our 30th Anniversary Silent Auction! All proceeds benefit JAS Education programming! Jazz Aspen Snowmass planned to celebrate its 30th Season in 2020, but in the year of a pandemic, no celebration was to be had. With in-person gatherings

JAS Home for the Holidays Virtual Dinner and Music Performance

Jazz Aspen Home for the Holiday Feast and Music Performance (Virtual Edition) Sunday, Dec 27th @5:30 MST  GET YOUR TICKETS HERE   Join JAS for a unique cooking demo with Chef Biju Thomas, a cocktail demo with Woody Creek Distillers and a musical performance by local JAS In-Schools students. Cook along as you get a

JAS & Anderson Ranch Present Lizz Wright

July 15 @ 6pm Schermer Meeting Hall @ Anderson Ranch Purchase Tickets Here American jazz and gospel singer Lizz Wright will perform in this live and intimate concert. Dinner and drinks will be available à la carte for an additional fee. Acclaimed vocalist Lizz Wright is a steward of American music

New COVID Guidelines for JAS Summer Events

Per new Pitkin County recommendations JAS will require all attendees at the JAS June Experience and JAS Cafe events to be either fully vaccinated or to provide a current negative COVID test.  At least 80% of the venue’s capacity will be devoted to attendees who can demonstrate that they

JAS Summer Announcements

JAS 30th Anniversary Summer Updates June 18 – Sept. 7, 2021 PatronVIP Grid General Admission Grid Single Ticket Shows JAS’ 30th Anniversary unfolds against a backdrop of growing optimism about what the summer of 2021 will look like for live music performances. JAS plans to present its full summer

JAS and Nashville Jazz Workshop Partnering on All Age Music Education Initiatives

Jazz Aspen Snowmass is partnering with the Nashville Jazz Workshop to provide even more music education opportunities for both JAS In-Schools students as well as our adult audiences. The Nashville Jazz Workshop, founded in 1998, offers a unique approach to jazz education that benefits the entire community. Their Mission is

The Jazz Evolution with Jim Horowitz & Christian McBride

JAS President/CEO Jim Horowitz recently connected with six-time GRAMMY winning jazz bassist Christian McBride for a Frost Sessions Podcast focusing on The Jazz Evolution. You can see the full episode here.  Throughout the podcast the two discuss the future of jazz and how the JAS Academy (presented by Jazz Aspen

JAS 30th Anniversary Virtual House Party & Fundraiser

BUY TICKETS NOW Bid now on a variety of experiences at our 30th Anniversary Silent Auction! All proceeds benefit JAS Education programming! Jazz Aspen Snowmass planned to celebrate its 30th Season in 2020, but in the year of a pandemic, no celebration was to be had. With in-person gatherings

JAS June Highlight: Tuba Skinny

Today's June Highlight we are featuring Tuba Skinny. But who are Tuba Skinny? Formed in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range

JAS June Highlight: Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Gen Y

Today's June Highlight is Ulysses Owens Jr.'s Gen Y. This one is special to us because it shows the power of music education and how things can come full circle. Back in 2002 Ulysses was one  of our students at our JAS Academy, a full scholarship program where college level

JAS June Highlight: Badi Assad

Today's June Highlight is Brazilian vocalist and guitarist Badi Assad. Beyond having an incredible voice and amazing guitar skills she stands out among the rest with her unique and wild beat box techniques that has often been called "Vocal Juggling". She is not one you will want to miss this

JAS June Highlight: The Family Stone

Today's June Highlight is The Family Stone. Comprising of the original founder of the band, Jerry Martini, along with other OG band members The Family Stone plays only songs from the well known, Hall of Fame band: Sly and The Family Stone. They are the only authorized band to play

JAS June Highlight: Sammy Miller & the Congregation

Here at JAS we are gearing up for one of our craziest seasons yet. The JAS June Experience has DOZENS of artists coming with single show tickets still available for many shows. Since there is so much cool music to check out we want to feature a new artist daily....

JAS COVID Community Rockstar Contest

Jazz Aspen wants to honor a deserving "COVID Community Rockstar" w/ a pair of VIP Passes for Labor Day Weekend w/ our: "JAS COVID Community Rockstar" giveaway! COVID and the ongoing effects of the pandemic have been hard on everyone, but they have been particularly hard on a large number of

How to AXS Mobile ID for the JAS Labor Day Experience

All you need to know about AXS Mobile ID in regards to your Labor Day Experience 2021 tickets! What is AXS Mobile ID? AXS Mobile ID is digital ticketing technology that provides the flexibility and convenience of safely and securely managing tickets online or in the Jazz Aspen Snowmass

Final JAS Labor Day Line-Up Announced

Sheryl Crow, Gary Clark, Jr. and More to Join Previously Announced Performers Stevie Nicks, Eric Church, Kings of Leon and Maren Morris   Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) announced the final line-up for its flagship season closing Labor Day Experience, held annually at Snowmass Town Park in Snowmass, CO, adding

New COVID Guidelines for JAS Summer Events

Per new Pitkin County recommendations JAS will require all attendees at the JAS June Experience and JAS Cafe events to be either fully vaccinated or to provide a current negative COVID test.  At least 80% of the venue’s capacity will be devoted to attendees who can demonstrate that they

JAS Summer Announcements

JAS 30th Anniversary Summer Updates June 18 – Sept. 7, 2021 PatronVIP Grid General Admission Grid Single Ticket Shows JAS’ 30th Anniversary unfolds against a backdrop of growing optimism about what the summer of 2021 will look like for live music performances. JAS plans to present its full summer

JAS 30th Anniversary Virtual House Party & Fundraiser

BUY TICKETS NOW Bid now on a variety of experiences at our 30th Anniversary Silent Auction! All proceeds benefit JAS Education programming! Jazz Aspen Snowmass planned to celebrate its 30th Season in 2020, but in the year of a pandemic, no celebration was to be had. With in-person gatherings