The Vermont Jazz Center is an internationally recognized institution that provides jazz education, programming and outreach. Currently in its 37th year, it was founded by the legendary guitarist, Attila Zoller and is now run by pianist, Eugene Uman.

The VJC features a summer jazz workshop, a monthly concert series, Wednesday night jam sessions, and frequent collaborations with area schools, arts organizations and businesses.

Mission: The Vermont Jazz Center is dedicated to creating and preserving jazz through the presentation of workshops, concerts, and instruction to a broad constituency of artists, students, and the general public.

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Vermont Jazz Center's 39th Summer Jazz Workshop, Still Accepting Students



39th Annual Summer Jazz Workshop August 10 - 16, 2014

Educational Program: August 10th to the 16th Faculty Concert: Thursday, August 14th at 8:00 PM Student Concert: Friday, August 15th Set I at 3:30PM, Set II at 8:00 PM

Vermont Jazz Center is now getting prepared to offer its 39th iteration of the summer jazz workshop. This year it will be held on the beautiful campus of the Putney School in Putney, Vermont. There are still openings for several instruments and vocalists, so please contact Jane Findlay at 802 254 9088 to receive a brochure, or visit the VJC website at For specific questions regarding curriculum and content, email Eugene Uman directly at

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Memorial Concert to pay tribute to Howard Brofsky


The Vermont Jazz Center will be presenting an evening dedicated to the memory of former board president, trumpeter and educator, Howard Brofsky on Saturday, April 19th at 8:00 PM. This special tribute will include performances by his close musical colleagues and family. In every community that Brofsky settled, be it Queens College, the Louis Armstrong House, the Vermont Jazz Center, or Brattleboro, Vermont, the people have benefited from his wisdom, charm and generosity. Like a single pebble in the water, his spirit lives on through the actions of his family, colleagues, students and friends who continue to channel his enthusiasm and his dedication to the spreading of jazz.

Upcoming Concert
Howard Brofsky Memorial Tribute
Saturday, April 19th, 8:00 PM
Eugene Uman's Convergence Project
Saturday, May 17th, 8:00 PM
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