Metropolitan Jazz Workshop - Kansas City

Additional Information
Contact Info

MCC-Penn Valley Music Department
3201 Southwest Trafficway,
Kansas City, Mo., 64111-22764

Department Coordinator:
Clarence Smith
Science/Technology, room 002-A
Phone: 816.604.4456



Phoenix Fundraiser
July 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
Phoenix Jazz Club 302 West Eighth in Downtown KC.
$10 admission that includes performances by MJW students, prizes and raffles
Come out and support the future of jazz.

Fall Semester Begins with Placement Audition on Saturday, September 5.  9:30 a.m. at MCC-PV, Room ST001.

Audition Information

Students should:
  1. Bring a prepared piece, excerpt or etude.
  2. Be prepared to sight-read and improvise over concert Bb blues. 
  3. Drummers need to be prepared to play the following grooves. Swing, Latin and rock.
  4. Bass players and guitarists must bring their instruments; instruments are provided for drummers and pianists.

Weekly Rehearsals

Rehearsals are on Saturdays from 9:30–11:30 a.m.

With the exciting exception noted below, Saturday rehearsals are on the campus of MCC-Penn Valley, 3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo., Science Technology (ST) Building,  Room 001 (lower level)

Once a month, the MJW-KC rehearsal will take place at The American Jazz Museum in Kansas City’s Historic Jazz District. Dates and details about this amazing opportunity and collaboration will be provided early in the semester.  Rehearsals at The Jazz Museum will not take place during the summer session.

Semester Tuition is $450




Last Modified: 6/4/15