Advancing Education

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Advancing jazz education comes in many forms: introducing jazz education at younger levels, supporting the academic community, connecting students and pros for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and more! Our education programs provide support across all grade levels and styles.

JEN is a community where educators, students, pros and aficionados share and learn from each other. Take part in a multitude of opportunities to connect with fellow JEN members, jazz and contemporary music experts, and our evolving set of digital resources.

Educator Resources

Browse resources for K-8, high school, college, and community education.

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Join the academic community who is at the forefront of innovation in research.

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Join our group of dedicated professionals who are sharing their knowledge to help students excel.

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Scholarships & Awards

Participate in our many award programs to help fund your education and projects.

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Learn about the JAZZ2U program and other grant opportunities.

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Young Composers Showcase

Spotlighting original works  by today's future composers. Submit your application to feature your composition in the Annual Young Composers' Showcase.

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Traditional Jazz Curriculum

A curriculum kit designed to enable educators to teach young people how to perform the timeless music of Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke, Jack Teagarden, Bunk Johnson, George Lewis, Lu Watters, Turk Murphy and Eddie Condon, as well as acquaint them with the top traditional jazz artists of today. Available to educators.

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get involved

There are countless ways to get involved with the JEN community. Learn now you can be part of the movement.

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