• Relive the sights and sounds of the #jen17 Conference
  • Jeff Coffin & Branford Marsalis perform at the JEN 1st Annual Scholarship Concert
  • JEN 2017 Young Composers Showcase Selectees
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    Jeff Coffin speaks with an aspiring sax player in JEN's Exhibitor Hall.
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    Singers performing in the JENerations Jazz Festival
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    JEN Co-Founder Mary Jo Papich addresses the audience.
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    Willie Pickens (third from left) receives the 6th Annual Meade Legacy Jazz Griot Award from JEN President Caleb Chapman, and African American Jazz Caucus Representatives Marvin Sparks & Executive Director Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin.
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    An aspiring young musician performs along with her peers at the JENerations Jazz Festival.
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    Audiences packed the Empire Ballroom to watch exciting live performances throughout the Conference.
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    JEN Co-Founder and Conference Coordinator Dr. Lou Fischer presents Gabi Basile with the Dr. Lou Fischer JEN Co-Founder Scholarship Award.

Thank you for a successful #jen17 Conference!  Watch the video recap!
Artists and audiences have headed home after an epic time in New Orleans. But the #jen17 Conference is ONLY THE BEGINNING of what is going to be a great year for Jazz Education. And we're excited to take that journey together with you as one JEN family.  (And let's not forget Dallas in 2018, either!)  Click here to view the #jen17 Conference Highlights recap! (Video produced by Mojo Factory Productions)

JENerations Jazz Festival
Applications will be available beginning April 1. First-come first served!

There's still time to leave feedback in the 2017 Conference Guidebook
With all of the excitement taking place at the #jen17 Conference, you may not have had time to give feedback on all of the sessions and performances you attended.  But it's not too late!  Please share your thoughts by opening the individual sessions, and select the stars in the "Rate This Session" feature.  Your feedback will help us continue to feature clinic sessions, concerts, jams, and exhibits that you want to see in future JEN conferences.  And if you didn't download the Guidebook app while at the conference, you can do so now:

Download to your mobile phone: https://guidebook.com/g/jen2017/

Download to your computer or Windows device: https://guidebook.com/guide/71419/

Donate to JEN
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JEN 1st Annual Scholarship Concert Raises More Than $30,000 For New Scholarship Programs...Thanks To YOU!!


JEN is pleased to announce that - thanks to YOU who attended our 1st Annual Scholarship Concert at the 8th Annual Conference - we raised more than $30,000 toward new scholarship programs and initiatives! The event featured Jeff Coffin & Caleb Chapman's "Inside of the Outside Project", featuring Branford Marsalis, Victor Wooten, Randy Brecker, Kirk Whalum, John Beasley, Rashwan Ross, and the Crescent Super Band...with jazz students performing right alongside the jazz masters who inspire them!  Other special guests included Randy Brecker, David Paich, Howard Levy, and several others. Click here for a photo montage on JEN's Facebook page of the event.