The Durham Jazz Workshop (DJW) is a non-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization which provides the Jazz community of the Triangle with educational programs, performances, and special events. The DJW runs classes throughout the year for music students interested in exploring the art of improvisation.
Group classes available. Courses run in 6-week cycles. Click here for course schedule.
Performances for the DJW are in the on-site Sharp 9 Gallery.
The Durham Jazz Workshop can also assemble bands for special events, both on and off-site.
Vocalist and director of NCCU's vocal jazz program, Lenora Helm Hammonds teams up with a big band led by Dr. Brian Horton (saxophonist/composer and NCCU Jazz Studies faculty). Hammonds will …