Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Competition
Annual scholarship competition
Jazz Stars of Tomorrow
Program featuring the winners of the annual Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Competition
Jazz Is Elementary
Gold Coast Jazz Society's jazz education programs include an introduction to jazz and its fundamentals for grades K-5.
Facets of Jazz
A jazz education program for middle and high school students which introduces them to various jazz styles including Blues, Swing, Bop, Latin and Bossa Nova and the elements of syncopation and improvisation.
Master Classes and Workshops
Jazz artists present workshops and master classes in the Broward County public schools. Past workshops include: Nnenna Freelon at Seagull School in "Babysong", Nancy Marano in NE High School in "Improving Vocals", Susannah McCorkle, Monty Alexander, Noel Freidline, Eddie Higgins, Duffy Jackson and others.
Jazz events in a more intimate setting with jazz, food and fun for Society members and friends featuring local jazz musicians.
JazzSLAM - A free in-school
jazz education program targeted
to 4th and 5th grade students
and includes a one-hour, live and
interactive jazz presentation
with a professional jazz quartet.
The program integrates the music
of jazz with elements of Language
Arts, Math, and Social Studies to
help students with critical thinking
skills and strategies for test taking.
Mainstage Concert Series with Jazz Happy Hour
Eight concert series (October - May) at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale.
The Jazz Happy Hour (2 for 1) includes a complimentary pre-show lecture with radio host Stu Grant.
Contact GJCS for more information on current
programs and the various Scholarship Opportunities!
Gold Coast Jazz Society
1350 East Sunrise Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304