Find out more about the 2023 National Jazz Festival. Register for in-person or the virtual option, nominate a student for the LOVE Award and a band director for the Jazz Educator Award, learn about the new Instrumental Soloist … Read the rest
Live Jazz is back in 2023. Philadelphia, PA will once again host the National Jazz Festival on April 22, 2023 after two years of virtual competition. Registration will be open shortly. We hope to see you there!
Registration deadlines have come and gone and we are pleased to announce that we have 68 ensembles, 19 vocalists and 20 instrumentalists from 49 schools across the nation participating in the 2021 National Jazz Festival. Their video recording will be … Read the rest
Thanks to SmartMusic and Alfred Music, the National Jazz Festival is offering a new competitive category to the 2021 virtual festival! We are grateful to SmartMusic and Alfred Music for partnering with us to create the … Read the rest
Nominations are now being taken for the 2021 Jazz Educator Award. Awarded to an exemplary educator who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to students and to jazz music education. To nominate your favorite educator complete the … Read the rest
Almost 12 months ago the 2020 inaugural National Jazz Festival took place in Philadelphia and I am in a sentimental mood. Little did we know that a month later, borders would be closed, schools would shift … Read the rest
It is with great pleasure that we share with you that registration for the 2021 National Jazz Festival is now officially open! We would be thrilled if you and your students were able to participate in this year’s festival which … Read the rest