2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Helsinki, Finland

2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Helsinki, Finland

over 110 participants from more than 20 nationalities

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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...


Final Concert, IASJ Jazz Meeting, Zagreb, Croatia

IASJ: the International Association of Schools of Jazz

  • connecting students, educators and directors of jazz studies worldwide.
  • since 1989 top level schools of jazz participate in the IASJ.
  • the IASJ Jazz Meeting, every year in a different country in the world.
  • the meeting: 100 students, educators and staff people learn, teach, perform and network.
  • students bands formed at the meeting 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 international 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.

Contact information

IASJ - Unit 2
3e Binnenvestgracht 23-J
The Netherlands

E-mail Adress: info(at)iasj.com

General Information

Organization: non-for-profit association, (Dutch title: "Internationale Vereniging van Scholen voor Jazz"), founded in 1989
Chamber of Commerce: The Hague, The Netherlands: KvK 40412806
VAT-number: none. The IASJ is tax-exempted.