In the summer of 2017, JAS will be initiating a new education program aimed at adults. Expanding music education from the classroom to the community, inspiring knowledge in students of all ages and building a future audience for jazz and related forms of music. Full details on this initiative can be found here.
As part of this initiative, JAS is launching a new Listen Up! series this summer with the following upcoming special events:
JAS Listen Up! JAS Cafe Series
Below talks to take place prior to or following artist performances at the JAS Cafe. Talks will be included in the ticket purchase for that particular show.

For ticket info visit us here. All 5pm talks will include the option to add-on a “themed” dinner if you choose.
Fri, July 14, 5:30pm @ Aspen Art Museum
Steven Bernstein 
Getting inside the mind and heart of New Orleans musical heritage where jazz, blues and the diverse culture of NOLA meet!

Sat, July 29, 5:30pm @ Cooking School of Aspen
Byron Stripling & Carmen Bradford

Sat, Aug. 19, 5:30pm @ Aspen Art Museum
Nnenna Freelon