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Bloom School of Jazz, Ltd

Phone: (773) 860-8300 View Additional Phone Numbers 226 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60604

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Bloom School of Jazz is a Chicago music school that offers innovative and unique training to individuals wishing to strengthen their skills in performance, precision, and music theory for a variety of jazz instruments and vocal styles. Located in downtown Chicago, the school serves high school students and individuals from around Chicagoland. Formed in 1975, the Bloom School of Jazz was created by David Bloom after listening to Motown and the musical styles of 60's. Several notable Chicago musicians trained at the Bloom School of Jazz, including Larry Gray, Ryan Cohan, and Todd Howe.

Programs provided by the school include jazz combo, private instruction, beginner guitar and bass, music theory, and jazz vocals. The jazz combo courses provide instruction to individuals just learning about jazz in a supportive and experimental environment. Students learn to make their own jazz solo as well as play with other students on different instruments. There are both beginner and advanced jazz combo courses.

Private instruction is tailored to the needs of each students and can be taught for the following instruments: guitar, bass, drums, saxophone, trombone, or flute. Jazz voice lessons include accompaniment from a live jazz band and teach students how to improvise solos and perform scat singing. Music theory courses teach students about the basics of music in a hands-on, experiential manner that encourages practical application of theory.

Visit the website for the Bloom School of Jazz to view videos of their students performing, learn more about the lessons and courses offered, and contact the school to arrange for a lesson or join a course.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for Bloom School of Jazz, Ltd include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Bloom School of Jazz, Ltd
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 21, 2006 Business started: 11/30/1982 Business started locally: 11/30/1982
Business Management
Mr. David Bloom, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. David Bloom, Owner
Business Category

Music Instruction - Instrumental Music Instruction - Vocal Musicians Musical Instruments - Rental Musical Instruments - Supplies & Accessories Music - Sheet Art Instruction & Schools Music Arrangers & Composers Fine Arts Schools (NAICS: 611610)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
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Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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