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2019 marks the 10th year of service to the Charlotte community for JazzArts Charlotte, formerly Jazz Arts Initiative. We are proud to continue our work as the premiere jazz organization in Charlotte with our focus on community enrichment through quality music education, live performances, and musician support.

In the past decade JazzArts Charlotte has grown into one of Charlotte’s most celebrated non-profit arts and education institutions. Our goal is to continue to serve this treasured community for many years to come.

Shop for Good Week Aug 4-9th

Participate in Charlotte’s GoodBUY Summer campaign, presented by Share Charlotte and Bank of America.  Support JazzArts Charlotte with your purchases of basic items needed for the Fall jazz education programs.  Click here to shop for good.

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Trumpet Summit

Sep 20 - 21

JAZZ ROOM Special Edition: Trumpet Summit

Back by popular demand, this explosive show will feature your favorite jazz classics performed by an assortment of five of the southeast region’s top jazz trumpeters.

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JazzArts Charlotte announces new preschool program

New JazzArts Charlotte website, built by local company Big Sushi, wins two design awards.
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