HAPCO Summer Jazz Band Camp

International Jazz & Entrepreneurship

June 13-17, 2022

2022 summer jazz band camp

Best. Band. Camp. EVER.

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 and energy in a positive environment. You’ll connect with other students from all over the world who share your passion for jazz music. Camp includes:

  • instrument masterclasses
  • sight reading
  • the global entertainment industry
  • entrepreneurship
  • transcriptions and vocabulary
  • home recording and production
  • business, theory and fundamentals
  • career tools

Meet the Artist Masterclasses with Q&A

  • Wycliffe Gordon, trombone, Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis Septet
  • Boris Milan, eight-time Latin Grammy Award winning audio engineer
  • Gordon Goodwin, Grammy winning composer, arranger, leader of the Big Phat Band
  • Brian Bromberg, Bassist, recording artist and producer
  • José Antonio Diaz, Grammy nominated music educator
  • Dr. Giovanni Perez, Liberty University Asst Professor, Global Music & Applied Flute
  • Rick Germanson, Pianist, recording artist

University of Florida Clinicians | Jazz Studies

  • Scott Wilson, Director of Jazz Studies
  • Dr. José Valentino, Head of Music Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Clyde Connor, Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies, music production
  • Ben Elgan, trumpet, doctoral student and graduate assistant
  • Daniel Enchazabal, trumpet, graduate assistant
  • Carlos Vizoso, saxophones, graduate assistant
  • Jorge Galvan, saxophones, composer, graduate assistant
  • Erik Abernathy, guitar, bass, graduate assistant

Tyler Bonilla, trombone, HAPCO alumni & sponsor

Jazz music is a global language of unity, innovation and friendship. At this online camp, our clinicians will help make this a week of fun jams, creativity and great jazz.


  • $25.00 | U.S. students
  • Free | Non-U.S. students
  • The camp is open to 2021/22 7th-12th graders with a minimum of one year of training on their chosen instrument.



  • DownBeat® Critics Poll
  • DownBeat® Student Music Awards
  • EMMY® Awards
  • Global Music® Awards
  • GRAMMY® Awards
  • Independent Music Awards
  • Latin GRAMMY® Awards
  • Parents’ Choice® Awards


  • Performed and collaborated all over the globe
  • Composed, produced, engineered and arranged
  • Directed university-level jazz studies programs
  • Developed signature instrument hardware and accessory lines
  • Started and run successful record labels
  • Published jazz textbooks
  • Made distribution and licensing deals
  • Had their music featured in TV shows, movies and video game soundtracks

About HAPCO Music Foundation

HAPCO Music Foundation continues its celebration of 20 years of community service. Since 2001, HAPCO has educated and inspired over 25,000 young people — encouraging them to use their musical, culinary and artistic talents to fund their college education or to pursue professional careers.


If you need to cancel your registration, submit to us via email by June 10, 2022 at info@hapcomusic.org.

2022 summer jazz band camp

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Wycliffe Gordon
Professional Musician
Scott Wilson
Director of Jazz Studies, University of Florida
Erik Abernathy
Guitarist and Upright Bassist
Tyler Bonilla
Jorge Galvan
jazz saxophone
José Valentino
Head of Music Business & Entrepreneurship, Univ. of FL
Boris Milan
Audio Engineer
Ben Elgan
Carlos Vizoso
Clyde Connor
Percussionist, Composer & Arranger
Brian Bromberg
Bass Guitarist
Jose Antonio Diaz
Founder and Artistic Director, Díaz Music Institute
Dr. Giovanni A. Perez
Assistant Professor, Liberty University
Rick Germanson
Jazz Pianist
Daniel Echazabal
Jazz Trumpeter
Gordon Goodwin
Composer and Arranger