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With your generous support, San Jose Jazz is able to bring music education programs to hundreds of children each year.  Your gift is fully tax-deductible and will help us continue our 30-year commitment to serve our community. Thank you.




Your support helps us refurbish a donated instrument for a new child to participate in SJZ’s Progressions initiative, a research-based youth development education program that provides rigorous, sequential music education to 1,200 low-income, at-risk students at five schools in the Franklin-McKinley School District (grades 2-8). It’s the only youth music program funded by the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force. (Read SJZ’s Evaluation Report)


Your support helps pay for all classroom materials for one year for a Progressions teacher


Your support helps purchase a musical instrument for an economically challenged student in the SJZ Progressions program where more than 80% of kids are determined by their school site to be free or reduced lunch eligible.


Your support provides a full scholarship for a low-income student to attend SJZ’s highly acclaimed two-week Summer Jazz Camp, a learning lab for middle and high school students that learn from and play with some of the best Jazz teaching artists from the Bay Area and beyond! Help support a young, motivated musician eager to learn


Your support changes the life of a young person by covering the costs of a Progressions student for a full school year.


Your support covers the full cost of a field trip for our Progressions students.In the past Progressions students have attend performances and hands-on experiences at San Francisco Symphony, Cal Performances with Gustavo Dudamel, San Francisco Maritime Museum and the “From the Top” live audience experience at SJSU.


Your support provides enough new and refurbished instruments for an expanded Progressions class.


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San Jose Jazz
38 W Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113

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