To educate and enhance our youth through America's premier art form. Studying, practicing, and performing jazz can build a student's confidence, encourage creativity, and inspire excellence! The universal language of music is the gateway to higher thinking! The Sky is the limit! 

Joe's Jazz Camp

Joe’s Jazz Camp Presents Band Directors Jazz Institute!

Wayne Markworth, Program Director

The Band Directors Jazz institute is a multiday professional development program geared towards high school, middle school, and future band directors.  Experienced jazz educators will learn new approaches and materials to further their jazz education skills. There will be a directors’ big band with daily rehearsals to apply the techniques presented as well as opportunities to observe Joe’s Jazz Camp faculty working with students. .  The Institute will be at Cambridge High School, in Milton GA, June 3-8, 2018.  The Institute will be directed by Wayne Markworth, former director of bands at Centerville High School and chief judge of the WGI Winds program.




Joe’s Jazz Camp presents Sammy K’s Groove Boot Camp

Sammy K's Groove Boot Camp is an intensive Drum Set experience that teaches the skills needed to perform in a Big Band and beyond. This program brings Sammy's 25 years of experience to Drum Set students in a concise, comprehensive day!


Your donations and contributions will provide scholarships for students in need! You can support a student for the week or help pay for lunch for the kids. If interested please contact us at info@joesjazzcamp.com

Register today for Joe’s Jazz Camp!

Top educators from around the country as well as award winning members of The Joe Gransden Big Band will be on staff to teach throughout the week. Visit our registration page to sign up. 

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Joe's Jazz Camp