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Daily Memphian June 30,2020

Memphis Jazz Workshop keeps kids upbeat with online music instruction

Since the summer of 2017, Memphis-bred pianist Steve Lee and his Memphis Jazz Workshop have been mentoring local pupils in one of the city’s oldest music traditions.

the gentlemen’s league| June 29,2023

Memphis Jazz Workshop founder and Artistic Director will present

The Gent’s League aims to educate, empower, and enrich the lives of males through mentorship. The 2023 Blackout Weekend Boys of Color Conference that is open to students grades 3-12 will take place during the last weekend of April. 

WREG Channel News 3 March 7, 2023

Memphis Jazz Workshop teaches kids to preserve music

Memphis Jazz Workshop receives Community Changers award.

Memphis Flyer June 17, 2020

Memphis Jazz Workshop keeps the Jazz Flame Burning

Stephen Lee, one of this city’s consummate jazz pianists, owes a lot to the great teachers he’s had. 

Memphis Flyer February, 2018

The Memphis Jazz Workshop: A Q&A with Founder Steve Lee

Steve Lee is helping to revive jazz education for Memphis youth in a big way.

Local Memphis Live:


MEMPHIS JAZZ WORKSHOP passionately believes the Bluff City needs a revival — especially when it comes to jazz music. LET’S ALL ENJOY THE EMOTIONAL RHYTHM FROM THE TALENTED STUDENTS WITH MEMPHIS JAZZ WORKSHOP.

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I Love Memphis Blog

Memphis Jazz Workshop Presents Ulysses Owens Jr. in Concert

Commercial Appeal

Memphis Jazz Workshop encourages young musicians

The Memphis Jazz Workshop, led by CEO and founder Stephen Lee, encourages young musicians in reviving jazz.