“The California Jazz Conservatory offers one of the most incredible concert experiences in the Bay Area. And the No. 1 reason why is the intimate setting.”

– Jim Harrington, San Jose Mercury News

Jazzcaffé Now Open!

We are excited to announcing the reopening of Downtown Berkeley’s beloved Jazzcaffé! Founded in 2002, Jazzcaffé features a weekly collection of delightful, seasonal and local fare, along with a full menu of coffees, teas, wine and beer, plus those famous cookies and more. Jazzcaffé is located at 2040 Addison inside California Jazz Conservatory, across the street from its original location at street level. Open now, Monday- Friday from 8am-4pm and expanding in the fall of 2023.


About The CJC

Founded in 2009, the California Jazz Conservatory (CJC) is the only independent, accredited music conservatory in the country devoted solely to the study and performance of the African American art form, jazz, and related styles of music.

Thank you to our sponsor!

“We closely align with JAMBAR’s values of authenticityquality and philanthropy by honoring and promoting the historical and cultural heritage of jazz; by setting and maintaining the highest artistic and academic standards; by seeking and embracing the cultural richness of a diverse student body; and by providing scholarship opportunities to deserving students.”