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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

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

2021 JAS Academy – Now Accepting Applications!

THE JAS ACADEMY PRESENTED BY JAZZ ASPEN SNOWMASS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SET TO EXPAND TO FOUR WEEKS IN 2021 “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions” – July 11-25, 2021 “Individual/Big Band Sessions” – July 25 – Aug. 7, 2021 JAZZ GREATS ARTISTIC

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

Share Your Voice: JAS Student Songwriting Competition

  Join JAS for our first ever student songwriting competition! Jazz Aspen Snowmass is seeking original music by student songwriters. One winner will receive a cash prize of $500 plus the opportunity to perform your song live at a JAS Cafe event. Up to four honorable mention winners will receive

JAS Harvest Feast and Music Performance

  GET TICKETS HERE!   Put on your Chef coats and get ready to cook for a good cause! Jazz Aspen Snowmass is partnering with Woody Creek Distillers and Mixn Match to present a Harvest Feast Virtual Cooking and Mixology demo with proceeds benefitting local JAS Music Education programs. Denver/Boulder

JAS Education Updates

9/2/20 Thanks to Your Support JAS In-Schools Continues to "Keep the Music Playing" in our Local Schools Thanks to the generosity of so many JAS supporters we have been fortunate enough to continue many of our Local Education Initiatives throughout spring, summer and now into the new school year! Thanks to

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

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

2021 JAS Academy – Now Accepting Applications!

THE JAS ACADEMY PRESENTED BY JAZZ ASPEN SNOWMASS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SET TO EXPAND TO FOUR WEEKS IN 2021 “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions” – July 11-25, 2021 “Individual/Big Band Sessions” – July 25 – Aug. 7, 2021 JAZZ GREATS ARTISTIC

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

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

2021 JAS Academy – Now Accepting Applications!

THE JAS ACADEMY PRESENTED BY JAZZ ASPEN SNOWMASS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SET TO EXPAND TO FOUR WEEKS IN 2021 “Combo/Small Ensemble Sessions” – July 11-25, 2021 “Individual/Big Band Sessions” – July 25 – Aug. 7, 2021 JAZZ GREATS ARTISTIC

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 Harvest Feast and Music Performance

  GET TICKETS HERE!   Put on your Chef coats and get ready to cook for a good cause! Jazz Aspen Snowmass is partnering with Woody Creek Distillers and Mixn Match to present a Harvest Feast Virtual Cooking and Mixology demo with proceeds benefitting local JAS Music Education programs. Denver/Boulder

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

Dinner and Jazz El Fresco at The Aspen Art Museum

With summer in full swing that can only mean one thing: JAS Cafe's on the rooftop of the Aspen Art Museum! The Art Museum's roof has hands down the best public view in the Aspen Core and is an incredible place to dine and enjoy a live show. This

Gypsy Jazz, Latin Jazz & More at the JAS Cafe Corner!

     It's going to be a big weekend at the JAS Cafe with three nights of exciting and diverse performances: Thursday, Aug. 10: Cyrille Aimee (Gypsy Jazz) Friday, Aug. 11: Cubanismo (Latin Jazz) Saturday, Aug. 12: Take 6 (Vocalese) So much music, so many styles, learn more about each here at the JAS Cafe Corner!

Enjoy Dinner & a Show at the JAS Cafe AAM Performances!

ENJOY DINNER & A SHOW AT THE JAS CAFE AAM PERFORMANCES! We are looking forward to not just great music and views at our new JAS Cafe location, but also OUTSTANDING FOOD!! JAS is delighted to be hosting three artists upstairs at the Aspen Art Museum Cafe & Patio

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

Getting to JAS June Experience

With the 2018 JAS June Experience only days away it is time to start thinking about how you will be getting to the Benedict Music Tent. There is NO PARKING at the venue unless you have a Donor Parking Pass. But don't worry here are several ways we suggest

Top Reasons to Go VIP to JAS June Experience

    Front Row Floor Seating – Get some of the best seats in the house! Gold Pass holders have floor seats in rows 6-8 and Silver Pass holders have seats in rows 9-15. The Food! – Trust us this is not your normal festival fare! Gourmet dishes from local

What to Know Before You Go! JAS June Experience

Still on the fence about coming out for the fun? Find a full list of outstanding reasons to join us here! TICKET INFO Patron, Reserved and General Admission tickets are still available for all three nights. Click here to purchase or swing by the Belly Up Box Office in Aspen! PARKING

2018 JAS June Merchandise is Here!

With Labor Day just weeks away it is time to get your limited edition JAS Merchandise. Each piece is designed and screen printed by JAS sponsor and merchandiser: Zapazoo Inkworks. Check out some of our favorites below. All of these items are now available for purchase on the JAS Store.   

JAS Cafe Corner – Bringing the Blues to the Radio

JAS CAFE CORNER - BRINGING THE BLUES TO THE RADIO Dee Dee Bridgewater will be bringing her new show "Memphis" to the JAS Cafe on Dec. 29-10. Here's a little background on how the sound of Memphis stayed with and influenced Dee Dee over the years. Dee Dee's father,

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 Seeks Volunteers

JAS is looking for volunteers for the upcoming June Experience, 6/26-28. Help is needed for parking, ushering, green team and more. Earn one Experience ticket for EITHER the June or Labor Experience for every one day of volunteering! A great way to see the shows!! If interested please email your contact

Check Out the New & Improved Deck at the JAS Labor Day Experience!

Enhance your Labor Day Experience with tickets to the JAS Deck, a new hospitality ticket option. Located in the general admission section, the Deck is a private elevated area where attendees can enjoy the following: * Access to exclusive private hospitality tent and elevated viewing platform * Complimentary beer,

Outside Music Lounge Line Up Announced!

In addition to the incredible music on the main stage this JAS Labor Day, you can discover exciting, burgeoning acts at the Outside Magazine Music Lounge, located in the JAS Vendor's Village. Brought to you by Jazz Aspen Snowmass and Outside Magazine, you can enjoy music by Rob Drabkin on Friday,

Gary Clark Jr. Added to Labor Day Line-Up, Passes On-Sale Now!

Just in time for the holidays JAS has released its initial Labor Day line-up and has 3-day general admission, JAS Deck and Patron (VIP) passes on-sale. The organization has also announced another support act scheduled to appear, blues/rock guitarist Gary Clark Jr. Gary will join previously announced headliners Zac Brown Band and Lionel

More Music – The D’Angelico Stage!

With extended hours in the JAS Village, before and after the main acts, we are able to bring you extended music thanks to D'Angelico Guitars!  The D'Angelico Stage will feature music after the main shows on Friday and before and after the main shows on Saturday and Sunday! The JAS