Want to learn more about jazz?

The MJI Workshop Series features top jazz performers who share their knowledge and expertise on a range of topics that include jazz history, vocal and instrumental techniques, improvisation, and business of music.  If you’re an aficionado or just getting into jazz, a seasoned pro or just starting out, you’ll find these sessions to be beneficial and fun.

We also create customized programs for schools, retirement homes, and youth centers. Contact us for more information and to discuss your interests.

See below for our upcoming offerings.



Do I need a PayPal account to register? NO, a PayPal account is not required, simply ignore the request to log-in and click on "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" when purchasing event tickets.

Is there a registration deadline? We encourage you to register well in advance, but you can register up to 15 minutes prior to workshops and classes.

When will I receive log-in details? MJI will email log-in details one hour before the start of online events. Be sure to check your SPAM if you don't receive a message. 


When should I log-in? We recommend you log-in early to give yourself time to troubleshoot any technical difficulties. Being on time helps our instructors ensure everyone gets the most out of the event,

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8-Week Online Course
Tuesdays, 7:45 - 8:45 PM (CDT)
Sept 14 - Nov 2

Open to high school and adult musicians of all instruments who want to learn the essential melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic practices of jazz music. The course uses the Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method, authored by MJI artistic director Mark Davis, and adapts the material for all instruments.

Prerequisite: Basic proficiency on an instrument and basic music reading skills are recommended.
Instructor: Eric Jacobson
Cost: $150 for the 8-week course