Parkway Plaza Performance Shines

Ambassadors, Dominic and Nathan concentrate while Max let's their solos shine during a recent performance at Parkway Plaza.  Visitors were treated to jazz music while they had some lunch or started their holiday shopping!  The International Academy of Jazz was happy to perform for the Starwood Retail Property and looks forward to performing again during this holiday season.

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Friends of East County Arts Meeting Jazzed up with IAJ Duo

  Thank you, Tamara Fogg and Friends of East County Arts for opening your hearts and home to IAJ students! Chris Woods on bass and Ben Kelly on piano enjoyed putting together a performance just for you at your spectacular outdoor venue; it was a perfect backdrop to the music. We are very grateful for your continual support for deserving young musicians. You are part of something truly wonderful and fulfilling to our upcoming jazz students, who had the opportunity to perform in front of a new and welcoming audience!

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Bayside Summer Nights

IAJSD Students Perform at Bayside Summer Nights - August 18 at 6pm! Gilbert Castellanos, Artistic Director of IAJSD, continues his Jazz @ the Jacob’s series this summer at Bayside Summer Nights. On Thursday, July 15, IAJSD students Edward Garielyn (keys), Julian Esparza (bass), and Eric Wesling (guitar) played the pre-show from 6 to 7pm!  They did a phenomenal job laying down a hip vibe with a solid grooves and tasty solos.  It was a beautiful way to start the evening.  Then, at 7:30 on the big stage, IAJSD Artistic Director Gilbert Castellanos and his latin ensemble did an amazing tribute

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Jazz Brunch @ Dignity Memorial Park

Jazz Brunch at Dignity

Come enjoy a Jazz Brunch at Dignity Memorial Park Sunday, August 14, 11:30-1:30PM El Camino Memorial - 5600 Carroll Canyon Rd., San Diego, California 92121 MAP INFO   A free family friendly community event at Dignity Memorial Park! Enjoy a fancy continental brunch with friends and family on the beautiful and peaceful grounds of Dignity El Camino Memorial Park! You'll be entertained by the students of IAJSD! Every family attending will receive a free gift - a Dignity picnic blanket that can be enjoyed all summer long! Our brunch spread will include:  Fruit, croissants w/butter & a variety of jellies,

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