Skip to main content
Explore then explode traditions.
This is the place.
What We Do
NEC’s jazz studies department is among the most acclaimed and successful in the world.
JazzTimes
Beyond the Studio

What’s in your professional toolkit?

Make new ventures happen, start to finish, with Entrepreneurial Musicianship >

Pitch programming and perform for diverse audiences with Community Performances & Partnerships >

Sharpen your intellectual and communications skills with Liberal Arts >

    Recent News

    Erica Petrocelli, Blaise Dejardin, and NEC Jazz Orchestra at BSO Gala

    Erica Petrocelli '14 '16 MM '18 AD, NEC faculty Blaise Déjardin, and NEC Jazz Orchestra performed at the BSO's season opening gala on October 3rd

    Bernstein at 100 Exhibit Opens at NEC

    NEC hosts exhibit through November 11, which features personal items and interactive experiences celebrating Leonard Bernstein's centennial.

    An Interview with Dave Douglas

    Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for keeping a diverse set of ensembles and projects active

    Jazz Lab and Boston GuitarFest Academy 2018

    Scenes from Jazz Lab and GuitarFest 2018

    Tanya Kalmanovitch: How Quitting Music Made Me An Artist

    "Much of what I now teach about art-making comes from my experiences between the ages of 22 and 30, when things fell apart." — Tanya Kalmanovitch, Contemporary Improvisation and Entrepreneurial Musicianship faculty

    Browse NEC News

    Top