Mission and vision

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Jazz Education Abroad (JEA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase cultural, musical, and educational awareness through the teaching of American Jazz to youth from different backgrounds and regions of the world.

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Our Vision

Created in 2012, JEA supports its mission by facilitating innovative performances, partnerships, collaborations, and educational programs that engage students of all socio-economic backgrounds, ages, ethnicity, nationalities, and religions, in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.  

JEA reaches live audiences numbering in the thousands, and up to 600 students at one time through intensive two- to eight-day jazz workshops and/or festivals. The JEA faculty represents the most outstanding university jazz programs, jazz organizations, professional jazz performing groups, and solo jazz artists/educators from the United States and other countries.

Creativity

JEA Clinicians consistently use creative teaching methods!

Innovation

JEA Clinicians are innovative in addressing the challenges of teaching jazz students from a wide variety of cultures!

quality

JEA Clinicians are selected because of the quality of their teaching and performing. They are also quality people!