Playing the Blues and Breaking Down the Changes
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Playing the Blues and Breaking Down the Changes

Saturday, April 17 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Online High School Students At this free improvisation master class, explore playing the Blues with Dan Miller. Topics include: how to improvise utilizing the so-called blues scale, with swinging rhythm, including eighth notes and eighth note triplets how to utilize quotations from […]

The Roles of a Rhythm Section Player
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The Roles of a Rhythm Section Player

Key Factors to Enhance Your Musicianship on the Bandstand Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:00-5:30 pm Online High School Students Join Brandon Robertson on an exploration of how to improve your live performance as part of a dynamic rhythm section. Pianists, bassists and drummers will gain insights into their roles within […]

2021 HAPCO Summer Jazz Band Camp
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2021 HAPCO Summer Jazz Band Camp

Best. Band. Camp. EVER. International Jazz & Entrepreneurship June 14-18, 2021 Online MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – Join us online for a week of fun, interactive and creative jazz education with some of the top talent in the world. You’ll learn from professional and university-level clinicians, who emphasize fun […]

Powerhouse Improv
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Powerhouse Improv

Improvisation in the Pandemic Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:00-5:30 pm Online High School Students Wycliffe Gordon will share ways to use the concept of improvisation to adapt to the making and sharing of music during this time. He will expound on the concepts from “Sing It First” to show how practical application […]

HAPCO LIVE at The Vineyard – March 27th
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HAPCO LIVE at The Vineyard – March 27th

March 27, 2021 6pm – 9pm The Vineyard Orlando | 4848 South Apopka-Vineland Rd. | Orlando, FL 32819 Enjoy live jazz from Saxophonist Andrew Kennedy this Saturday night at The Vineyard Orlando. A graduate of University of South Florida with a degree in jazz studies, he plans to continue his […]

HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – March 25th
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HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – March 25th

Virtual Happy Hour Thursday | Mar 25 | 8 pm Christopher McDole Vocal phenom Christopher McDole will perform with guitarist Benjamin Byrd and bassist Ahmed McLemore at this month’s Virtual Happy Hour on YouTube. Join us for Christopher’s signature rich voice and smooth delivery with great jazz music. Christopher McDole […]

Cooking with Chef Cartel – March 10th
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Cooking with Chef Cartel – March 10th

Live @HAPCO Music Foundation on YouTube and Facebook Second Wednesday Every Month 7:00 – 7:45 pm Join Chef John Cartel for a free monthly class series focused on healthy nutrition that tastes great. You’ll gain confidence in the kitchen and learn how to make healthier shopping choices, on a budget. […]

Echoes Throughout Time
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Echoes Throughout Time

Take a Musical Journey! We’ll select a style of music together, then learn how it started, its evolution and its impact on the world. Explore how music has influenced history and culture. Discover how it’s connected to and influences the present. Compose music together and perform it at the Finale. […]

Cooking with Chef Cartel – February 10th
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Cooking with Chef Cartel – February 10th

Live @HAPCO Music Foundation on YouTube and Facebook Second Wednesday Every Month 7:00 – 7:45 pm Join Chef John Cartel for a free monthly class series focused on healthy nutrition that tastes great. You’ll gain confidence in the kitchen and learn how to make healthier shopping choices, on a budget. […]

Jazz Band Winter Clinic 2021
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Jazz Band Winter Clinic 2021

HAPCO Online Jazz Band Winter Clinic 2021 Saturday | February 6, 2021 9:30 am – 4 pm Join us at our free, non-competitive jazz clinic for middle and high school band students and band directors. Learn techniques of some of the legendary big bands, jazz theory, operating a home recording […]

HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – Jan. 28th
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HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – Jan. 28th

J Street Jazz Combo Virtual Happy Hour Thursday, January 28th 8-9 pm Join us for exceptional live music from J Street Jazz Combo. Combo Co-Founder Alex Price (piano) is a jazz performance major at the University of North Florida. Co-Founder Jai Price (drums) is an undergrad at University of Florida […]

HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – Dec. 17th
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HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour – Dec. 17th

HAPCO LIVE – Virtual Happy Hour December 17, 2020 | 8 PM EST – 9 PM EST Featuring: Justin Mendez on Sax, Josh Johnian on Guitar, and Eric Bailey on drums Join us for a Virtual Happy Hour on Facebook and YouTube. HAPCO’s programs build the futures of community students […]

HAPCO LIVE Virtual – Oct. 22nd
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HAPCO LIVE Virtual – Oct. 22nd

YouTube @HAPCOMusicFoundation Oct 22 8 pm Join us for jazz with Jai Price on Thursday, October 22, 8 pm on YouTube Live. One of our HAPCO LIVE performers, the University of Florida freshman is a very talented and engaging drummer who has played at Blue Bamboo, Pilar’s, Heidi’s Jazz Club, […]