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Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation
a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the general public about the historical significance of Arkansas' musical heritage. It sponsors jazz performances by musicians with Arkansas connections and educational clinics for high school and college musicians throughout the state.
The Banff Centre
a Canadian learning centre dedicated to the arts, leadership development, and mountain culture. The Centre hosts an International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music and the Hugh Fraser Jazz Orchestra Workshop.
The Boogie-woogie Preservation Society
UK-based organisation dedicated to the preservation of Boogie-Woogie piano playing. Features events, players and links to related sites.
Brookfield Jazz Society
Holds weekly meetings and free jazz events in and around Brookfield, Illinois.
Friends of Big Band Jazz
A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Big Band Jazz, supporting the Mike Vax Jazz Orchestra and the Mike Vax Big Band.
Heritage Jazz
Photos of jazz events with bulletin board for jazz fans in Goa, India.
Illawarra Jazz Club
Australian, non-profit organisation whose aim is to promote jazz and have lots of fun.
International Association of Jazz Record Collectors
Dedicated to the promotion of jazz recordings and jazz history, the IAJRC maintains a searchable catalog and lending library. The association also publishes a quarterly journal and holds an annual convention.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York based organization led by artistic director Wynton Marsalis. Includes recordings, broadcasts and performance schedule for the resident Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, information on guest performers and educational programs, and essays by Stanley Crouch.
Jazz Cares
Sells recordings on behalf of musicians contributing a portion of proceeds to musicians and organizations affected by disasters like Hurricane Katrina.
The Jazz Foundation of America
Assists musicians by providing emergency funds and instruments, and free or low-cost medical care in the New York area.
Jazz Society of Oregon
Based in Portland; sponsors jazz festivals and workshops, offers CD reviews in its Jazzscene Magazine, and a jazz calendar of events.
Jazz'halo
Belgian organization promoting modern jazz music. Produces quarterly magazine, CD recordings, concerts.
Latin Jazz Network
Online project dedicated to promoting Latin jazz music and artists. Contains news, reviews, events, interviews, and artists' profiles.
NEJA - New England Jazz Alliance
NEJA promotes jazz in New England and has created the New England Jazz Hall of Fame, a travelling roadshow in search of a permanent home. The organization is a resource for area performances and outreach programs.
Potomac River Jazz Club
A non-profit society devoted to preserving, encouraging and promoting the playing of traditional /dixieland / ragtime jazz.
Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society
PSTJS provides information on traditional jazz concerts, bands, musicians and radio shows in the Seattle area. The PSTJS also sponsors area events and CD compilations.
SEMJA - Southeastern Michigan Jazz Association
SEMJA, supporting jazz and jazz education in SE Michigan. With monthly newsletter, local calendar, and reviews of concerts and recordings.
SFJAZZ, the San Francisco Jazz Organization
A non-profit presenting arts organization dedicated to advancing the art of jazz through concerts, education programs, discussions, listening parties, and cultural events.
Starr-Gennett Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the musical legacy of the Gennett Record company, which recorded some of the earliest and most significant jazz records in the 1920s and 30s.
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
Its mission is to offer the world's most promising young musicians college level training by America's jazz masters and to present public school-based jazz education programs for young people around the globe.
The Victorian Jazz Club
Australia-based organization promoting jazz bands and individual musicians. Features mp3s and event links.
Jazz Lifeline to Academia Severed
NY Times article reports bankruptcy filing by the 10,000-member International Association of Jazz Educators. (April 26, 2008)

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