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About JazzArts Charlotte


JazzArts Charlotte’s mission is to connect the cultural community and develop an audience for jazz through quality education, performance excellence, and musician support.


We strive to be a catalyst for cultural enrichment and music education that brings creative inspiration to the lives of the citizens of the Charlotte region.


JazzArts Charlotte is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization made up of educators, cultural arts patrons, students, musicians and individuals dedicated to the continued development of Charlotte’s arts heritage.

The organization provides access for and to world class musicians, ensuring that jazz has a home here in Charlotte.

A Message of Commitment

JazzArts Charlotte was established to connect the community in the spirit of America’s indigenous music, jazz, with an understanding of the challenges that have shaped our current society.

Jazz music has always been a direct reflection of our country, built on the pain and despair of African Americans and their experiences surviving centuries of systematic racism that continues today.

JazzArts Charlotte stands with organizations and individuals who strive for diversity and equality.

JazzArts Mission and Vision
JazzArts Charlotte History


JazzArts Charlotte is in its 10th year serving Charlotte.

JazzArts Charlotte Staff


Meet JazzArts Charlotte’s staff members dedicated to bringing Charlotte the best of jazz.

JazzArts Charlotte Leadership

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated group of patrons focused on bringing jazz to the entire Charlotte community.

Meet Our Educators


JazzArts Charlotte recruits talented and experienced teachers for all of our programs.

Musician Support

Musician Support

JazzArts Charlotte has connections to more than 100 local and regional jazz musicians.

JazzArts Charlotte Financials


Every dollar counts to further the mission of jazz cultural expansion locally.

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