Mission Statement

JAZZistry is an educational program that uses live performance to teach children and adults the story of jazz and its role in American history and culture.

Program Goals

  • Expand how we view our society
  • Cultivate a personal relationship with our history
  • Demonstrate the benefit of our multicultural heritage; and
  • Create a new generation of jazz lovers and players.


For over 26 years–in over 400 schools– Jazzistry has turned classrooms into musical multicultural time machines, teaching new perspectives about our culture and history.