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You’ll never forget the time that you nailed the solo of a lifetime or the nervous excitement of your first gig. Now imagine jamming with jazz enthusiasts from around the world. Truly unforgettable. As a JEN member, you get the chance to connect with a global network of jazz advocates just like you.

With our growing list of membership benefits, being a JEN member is more than just an affiliation. It is about being part of a community of jazz players, teachers, students, enthusiasts, industry and more, all dedicated to keeping the jazz arts thriving for generations to come.

more than just an affiliation

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Six Free Charts

JEN Member Benefit

Watch for a new download every two months!

2020 COMPOSERS/ARRANGERS

Wayne Wallace
Kathleen Hollingsworth
Rick Hirsch
Dee Spencer
Jennifer Barnes
Ben Markley

BONUS CHARTS
Available Year-Round

Greg Yasinitsky -- JEN-TEN

Dr. Lou Fischer -- Mr. Lee's Groove

WHICH MEMBERSHIP IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Individual Memberships

 

JEN Individual

$96/year or $8/mo

Best for directors & professionals


Includes: Print & digital magazine subscriptions, free charts, & eligibility for all of JEN’s flagship programs.


Print & Digital Magazines

Print & Digital Subscription

 

jazzed

Print & Digital Subscription


FREE CHARTS

A new chart every 2 months!
(see this year’s charts)


Program Eligibility

$300/$500 JAZZ2U Grant

JENerations Jazz Festival

Student Scholarships

Awards for Jazz Educators

Young Composer Showcase

Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo

Collegiate Mentoring Program

Research Grants & Publications

Conference Present / Perform

Committee & B.O.D.

 

eJEN (electronic)

$45/year

Best for college students


Includes: Digital magazine subscriptions plus eligibility to select JEN programming.


Digital Magazines Only

Digital Subscription Only

 

jazzed

Digital Subscription Only


Program Eligibility

Student Scholarships

Awards for Jazz Educators

Young Composer Showcase

Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo

Collegiate Mentoring Program

Conference Present / Perform

 

yJEN (18 and under)

$0 (FREE)

Best for high school students


Includes: Digital magazine subscriptions & eligibility for all JEN student programming.


Digital Magazines Only

Digital Subscription Only

 

jazzed

Digital Subscription Only


Program Eligibility

Student Scholarships

Young Composer Showcase

 

Chapter Memberships

 

Collegiate Chapter

$96/year

Best for college & university professors/directors who want discounted memberships for students and additional faculty.


Includes: One membership for the director/chapter organizer with FULL benefits (below), plus EXCLUSIVE chapter-only benefits.

Note: each chapter must have a minimum of 10 members.


Print & Digital Magazines

Print & Digital Subscription

 

jazzed

Print & Digital Subscription


FREE CHARTS

A new chart every 2 months!
(see this year’s charts)


Program Eligibility

$300/$500 JAZZ2U Grant
(PLUS EARLY ACCESS)

JENerations Jazz Festival
(PLUS ADVANCE NOTICE)

Student Scholarships
(PLUS ADVANCE ACCESS)

Awards for Jazz Educators

Young Composer Showcase

Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo

Collegiate Mentoring Program

Research Grants & Publications

Conference Present / Perform

Committee & B.O.D.


Exclusive Member Benefits

Conference Registration Discount
($175 adult • $50 student/partner)

Scholarship Application early access

Collegiate Mentorship Program eligibility

School Chapter

$96/year

Best for high school directors who want free memberships for students & discounted memberships for additional faculty.


Includes: One membership for the director/chapter organizer with FULL benefits (below), plus EXCLUSIVE chapter-only benefits.

Note: each chapter must have a minimum of 10 members.


Print & Digital Magazines

Print & Digital Subscription

 

jazzed

Print & Digital Subscription


FREE CHARTS

A new chart every 2 months!
(see this year’s charts)


Program Eligibility

$300/$500 JAZZ2U Grant
(PLUS EARLY ACCESS)

JENerations Jazz Festival
(PLUS ADVANCE NOTICE)

Student Scholarships
(PLUS ADVANCE ACCESS)

Awards for Jazz Educators

Young Composer Showcase

Research Grants & Publications

Conference Present / Perform

Committee & B.O.D.


Exclusive Member Benefits

Conference Registration Discount
($175 adult • $50 student/partner)

Scholarship Application early access

Community Chapter

$96/year

Best for non-profits & other organizations who want free/discounted memberships for students, members, staff, or faculty.


Includes: One membership for the director/chapter organizer with FULL benefits (below), plus EXCLUSIVE chapter-only benefits.

Note: each chapter must have a minimum of 10 members.


Print & Digital Magazines

Print & Digital Subscription

 

jazzed

Print & Digital Subscription


FREE CHARTS

A new chart every 2 months!
(see this year’s charts)


Program Eligibility

$300/$500 JAZZ2U Grant
(PLUS EARLY ACCESS)

JENerations Jazz Festival
(PLUS ADVANCE NOTICE)

Student Scholarships
(PLUS ADVANCE ACCESS)

Awards for Jazz Educators

Young Composer Showcase

Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo

Collegiate Mentoring Program

Research Grants & Publications

Conference Present / Perform

Committee & B.O.D.


Exclusive Member Benefits

Conference Registration Discount
($175 adult • $50 student/partner)

Scholarship Application early access

Institution & Corporate Memberships

 

Institution

$350/year

Best for colleges, organizations and non-profits needing full membership including conference exhibit eligibility.


Includes: One membership with FULL benefits (primary contact) PLUS 3 representatives (eligible to attend JEN conference)

Corporate

$550/year

Best for corporations needing full membership benefits including conference exhibit eligibility.


Includes: One membership with FULL benefits (primary contact) PLUS 2 representatives (eligible to attend JEN conference)

Partner Discounts

All members receive the benefits and partner discounts below

JazzTimes Magazine

50% off print or digital subscriptions

Noteflight

Noteflight offers JEN Members a full year of their Premium online music notation software for only $29. That’s a $20 savings exclusive for JazzEd members!

Stanford Jazz Workshop

JEN Member Benefit

Discounted tuition for Stanford Jazz Workshop

Oxford University Press

20% off all books

Meredith Music Publications

DownBeat Magazine

Free digital version to all JEN Members

Free physical edition to JEN Individual Members*

*($45/yr.  & $96/year, $8/month)

JazzEd Magazine

Free subscription for JEN members.

(Members are automatically subscribed)

Questions About Membership

When you become a JEN member, you gain access to all of our popular ongoing year-round programs: scholarship, JAZZ2U, mentorship, and more.

10 Reasons to become a JEN Member

1. Network with other educators and students from around the world.
2. Perform with your group in front of the leading jazz educators in the world.
3. Hear other bands & choirs from around the world.
4. Receive discounts to affiliate Jazz-based magazines, gear and other resources.
5. Listen or participate in the JEN conference Jam Sessions.
6. Hear some of the top jazz professionals in the world LIVE on stage at the JEN conference!
7. Check out all the new gear (instruments, music, etc.)
8. Learn new teaching techniques to take back to your school or studio.
9. Take advantage of special offers for full JEN Individual members.
10. Opportunity to get involved with like-minded colleagues, mentors and peers.

How much does it cost?

We have something for everyone!

Individual Memberships

Full JEN Individual Member (Ages 19 and up) – $96 

eJEN Individual Member (Ages 19 and up) – $45 

yJEN Individual Member (Ages 18 and under) – Free


Organization Memberships

Corporations and small businesses
Educational and other nonprofit organizations

  • $24 annual dues for each Chapter’s Student members
  • $0 annual dues for each Chapter Student member (age 18 and under)
  • $60 annual dues for a JEN Individual membership for each Chapter member (normally $96)

*JEN Membership payments are annual and non-refundable.

JEN Individual Member

Full JEN Individual Membership (Ages 19 and up) – $96 

 Benefits:

  • Receive JAZZed Magazine – bi-monthly (Currently available only to U.S. Residents)
  • Receive Downbeat Magazine – monthly (digital and/or hard copy)
  • Eligibility to submit JEN conference performance and clinic applications (subject to annual appearance guidelines)
  • Eligibility to submit JAZZ2U grant applications
  • Eligibility to serve as a member of the Board of Directors or on the Executive Committee as an Officer
  • Eligibility to serve on Committees
  • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings
  • Receive JEN eNewsletters 
  • Full access to Members Only section of the JEN website
  • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
  • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events
  • Eligible for Early Bird registration price to JEN conference

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eJEN Member

eJEN Membership (Ages 19 and up) – $45 annual dues

Benefits:

  • Access to JazzEd Magazine online
  • Access to Downbeat Magazine online
  • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings only
  • Eligibility to receive JEN eNewsletters and eBlasts
  • Limited access to Members Only section of the website
  • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
  • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events
  • Early Bird access to registration for annual JEN conference

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yJEN Membership

Youth JEN membership (Ages 18 and Under) – $0 annual dues

Benefits:

  • Access to JAZZed Magazine online
  • Access to Downbeat Magazine online
  • Eligibility to receive JEN eNewsletters
  • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
  • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events (Chaperone/registration purchase required for 17 and under.)
  • Guardian name and email permission required

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Corporate Membership

Business organization membership – $550 annual dues

Benefits:

  • An organizational membership includes a 1 full JEN Individual membership (primary contact*) and 2 representatives (eligible to attend JEN conference).
  • An organizational membership is eligible to:
    • Display merchandise (with approval of board) online by providing a web link to JEN (Note: Limit one link per member).
    • Display JEN logo/hyperlink on your website with appropriate logo provided to JEN.
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website. Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
    • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old.

*Primary Contact on your corporate membership account serves as the designated full JEN Individual member representative and is eligible to:

  • Purchase exhibit space at the Annual Conference with Corporate Listing.
  • Submit performance and clinic applications for up to 3 artists in each category (subject to guidelines).
  • Submit JAZZ2U grant applications.

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Institution Membership

Institution or non-profit organization membership – $350 annual dues

Open to educational institutions at any level, foundations, arts groups with a non-voting membership base.

Benefits:

  • An organizational membership includes a 1 full JEN Individual membership (primary contact*) and 3 representatives (eligible to attend JEN conference).
  • An Institutional membership is eligible to:
    • Display merchandise (with approval of board) online by providing a web link to JEN (Note: Limit one link per member).
    • Display JEN logo/hyperlink on your website with appropriate logo provided to JEN.
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website. Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
    • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old.

*Primary Contact on your corporate membership account serves as the designated full JEN Individual member representative and is eligible to:

  • Purchase exhibit space at the Annual Conference with Institution Listing.
  • Submit performance and clinic applications for up to 3 artists in each category (subject to guidelines).
  • Submit JAZZ2U grant applications.

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JEN Chapter: Collegiate

$24 annual dues for each Chapter Student Member 
  • Chapter membership includes 1 full JEN Individual Membership (Director/Leader).
    •  Director/Leader receives full JEN Individual Membership Benefits
    •  Student Memberships receive eJEN Membership Benefits
  • Director/Leader is eligible for:
    • Early access to JAZZ2U grant applications.
    • Early Access to JENerations Jazz Festival registration.
    • Student Memberships include Student Discount for the JEN Annual Conference upon request (email office@jazzednet.org to request).
    • Your Collegiate Chapter information posted on the JEN website. http://jazzednet.org/chapter-collegiate/
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website. Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
    • Purchase exhibit space at the Annual Conference promoting your JEN Chapter.
  • Full JEN Individual Member Benefits Overview
    • Free Charts
    • Early access to JAZZ2U grant funding
    • Early access to JENerations Jazz Festival registration at the Annual Conference
    • Connect with other JEN Chapters
    • Downbeat Magazine hard copy
    • JazzED digital copy
    • Noteflight discounted subscription
    • Jazz Times discounted subscription

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JEN Chapter: Secondary School

$0 annual dues for each Chapter Student Member 
  • Chapter membership requires 1 JEN Member Director.
    •  1 JENeral Member Director Membership receives full JEN Individual Membership Benefits
    •  Student Memberships receive yJEN Membership Benefits (Guardian signed permission required for students 17 and under.)
  • JENeral Member Director is eligible for:
    • Advance Registration for JAZZ2U grant applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
    • Advance Registration for JENerations Jazz Festival applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
    • Provide JEN link/hyperlink to your website or Facebook page with appropriate logo provided to JEN
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website. Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
    • Purchase exhibit space at the Annual Conference
  • Full JEN Individual Member Benefits Overview
    • Free Charts
    • Early access to JAZZ2U grant funding
    • Early access to JENerations Jazz Festival registration at the Annual Conference
    • Connect with other JEN Chapters
    • Downbeat Magazine hard copy
    • JazzED digital copy
    • Noteflight discounted subscription
    • Jazz Times discounted subscription

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JEN Chapter: Community

$60 annual dues for each Community Chapter Member 
  • Chapter membership requires 1 full JEN Member Director/Organizer.
    •  Chapter Memberships receive full JEN Individual Membership Benefits
  • JEN Member Director/Organizer is eligible for:
    • Early access to JAZZ2U grant applications
    • Early access to JENerations Jazz Festival applications
    • Provide JEN link/hyperlink to your website or Facebook page with appropriate logo provided to JEN
    • Authorization to link your website to JEN with appropriate logo provided by JEN
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website. Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria
    • Purchase exhibit space at the Annual Conference promoting your JEN Society

Full JEN Member Benefits Overview

  • Free Charts
  • Early access to JAZZ2U grant funding
  • Early access to JENerations Jazz Festival registration at the Annual Conference
  • Connect with other JEN Chapters
  • Downbeat Magazine hard copy
  • JazzED digital copy
  • Noteflight discounted subscription
  • Jazz Times discounted subscription

Click to Join JEN

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—Miles Davis

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