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Who we are...

The Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts is a unique 501-(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to creatively express themselves through the language of jazz. CCJA gives musicians of all ages life-changing musical experiences through mentorship by the region’s most sought-after professional jazz musicians. Our students experience personal and artistic growth through participation in small groups, big bands, vocal ensembles, jazz instruction camps, jam sessions, clinics, community performances, and much more. To learn more about our organization's roots and mission, visit out our "About Us" page.

Joey Fest 2022

Join us for our 2nd annual Joey Pearlman Memorial Concert!

Featuring live original music by friends and musicians who played with Joey, panel discussions with the composers, and a meet the artists reception, this event will honor & celebrate the memory of CCJA alumnus Joey Pearlman.

Musicians and panelists include: Gabe Rupe, Chris Ferrari, Greg Gisbert, Max Moore, Paul Romaine, Rico Jones, Tony Golden, Kevin Matthews, Vlad Gershevich, and Annie Booth. 

Free & open to the public.

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Keith Oxman - This One's For Joey

This new album was recorded for the Joey Pearlman Original Music Project and was released on Capri Records. Proceeds from this CD go to the Joey Pearlman Original Music Project Fund to help produce more original music from the Denver Jazz Community. Please enjoy this music in honor of Joey Pearlman and the creativity of Denver's jazz musicians.


CCJA Has A New Home with MSU - Westword Feature

Read about our new Denver headquarters!

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9News Denver Feature - May 2020


Merch Store

Proceeds from our merchandise go directly back into our youth music educational programming. Plus, they make you stylish!

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