International Association of Schools of Jazz

International Association of Schools of Jazz

the worldwide organization for jazz, jazz education and jazz research

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International Association of Schools of Jazz

...a worldwide organization for jazz, jazz education and jazz research...

...the future of jazz is linked with the future of jazz education and the IASJ is the chain...

IASJ: the International Association of Schools of Jazz

  • The IASJ connects students, educators and directors of jazz studies on a worldwide level.
  • For 30 years, top level schools of jazz are connected through the IASJ.
  • Annual IASJ Jazz Meeting in a different country in the world.
  • About 100 students, educators and staff people learn, teach, perform and network.
  • Students start bands that shape the future of jazz.
  • Educators build professional networks that improve jazz education.
  • Educators form international bands that tour all over the world.
  • Heads of jazz departments set up interntaional projects, exchange experiences and promote international jazz research.

“The future of jazz is connected to jazz education
and the IASJ is the chain.”


 

The IASJ is a long standing member of the IMC, the International Music Coucil, affiliated with UNESCO.

The IASJ, founded in 1989, brought together over 3000 jazz students, teachers and directors from all over the world.

The IASJ promotes cultural diversity and does not discriminate towards nationality, religion, gender or age