Jazz History

Grades 9-Adult
Teacher: Derrick Lucas
Saturday, Noon–1
Room: A710

Tuition: $308 per semester*
Tuition with lessons (10% off): $278 per semester
Tuition with lessons and two or more concurrent 17-week classes or ensembles (15% off): $262 per semester

This is a yearlong course divided into two semesters.

This full-year course explores the full history of jazz from its roots through to the 21st century, drawing parallels with key points in American history and popular music. Through study of classic recordings, videos of performances and interviews, and musical transcriptions, students will learn to identify key styles, musicians, and movements in jazz from its origins to now.

*Updated to reflect 2022-2023 year


How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

Once registered, students may begin attending classes. The only registration confirmation you will receive is your bill. You may log on to check your registrations at any time. Click here for complete details on registration and policies.