Sessions

Spring Session 2021 ONLINE  April 12 - June 7

General Level will focus on:  The art of soloing and developing great practice skills. Curriculum will be based on an Art Blakey and Blue Note theme.

-Mondays from 5:30-6:30pm 

Vanguard level (professional and most advanced students):   Curriculum will be based on prepping for gigs and disecting big band compositions. Students will also work on a challenging transcription and navigate through a John Coltrane chord progression.

Mondays 7-8pm 



Limited Live Classes (email for availability)

PYJO Vanguard Live -  (email us to inquire about availability at info@pyjo.com) Class curriculum is modeled after recording in a studio. Each week, students will use the Bspace recording equipment to track small group music. There will be recording topics, improvisation studies, sight-reading and working on a final mix of the session highlights. The Bspace has 3 air purifiers as well as hand sanitizers, wash station and shower curtain rooms for wind instruments.

Tuesdays at the Burlingame Space 7:30-9pm April 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 June 1, 8, 15 Sliding scale $325-$500 Students will need to bring (over the ear) headphones and masks.


PYJO General Live - STARTS LATE MAY into JULY!! (email us to inquire about availability at info@pyjo.com) Class curriculum is modeled after recording in a studio. Each week, students will use the Bspace recording equipment to track small group music. There will be recording topics, improvisation studies, sight-reading and working on a final mix of the session highlights. The Bspace has 3 air purifiers as well as hand sanitizers, wash station and shower curtain rooms for wind instruments.

Wednesdays at the Burlingame Space 7:30-9pm May 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14 Sliding scale $325-$500 Students will need to bring (over the ear) headphones and masks.



Self-Paced Learning Anytime!

Courses such as, Advanced Improvisation Concepts, Trombone Workout with T8 and Recording Techniques are available for self-paced learning. Questions can be emailed to the directors as needed.


Zoom Meeting Times

Spring Session

Weekly Apr 12 - June 7


General level

Mondays 5:30-6:30pm

Vanguard level
Mondays 7-8pm



Performances 2020-21
Due to the pandemic, everything is online until further notice.

Coming Soon! PYJO RELEASES from various online sessions 






Summer Classes
Will be announced as we get closer to summer based on the pandemic. There will be Workshops & Classes for All Levels either online and/or in person.

Middle School - High School - College - Professional



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