2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Helsinki, Finland

2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Helsinki, Finland

over 110 participants from more than 20 nationalities

I have been trusted with the position of Treasurer of the organization and honored to be its Secretary since 2011. In 2010 I organized the second IASJ Jazz Education Conference in Corfu. Corfu is now the place for jazz education in Greece. Our students share the experience of the IASJ meetings, the creative and communal culture that comes with it and the worldview that all jazz musicians share.

This is what the IASJ is most valuable for: promulgating these values and culture among jazz students around the world. Aside from concerts and recordings I have been teaching seminars and lecturing in schools and universities around the world sharing my methods and ideas about performing, improvisation, ensemble playing, advanced rhythmic concepts, the history of jazz and the changing face of jazz education.

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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.