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JEN's Mission

The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance and developing new audiences.

About JEN

Founded in 2008, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) is the not-for-profit organization that unifies, leads and strengthens the global jazz community. The organization and its annual conference, serves as a hub for people who wish to advance education, promote performance and develop new audiences. JEN proudly represents a worldwide community of people who are passionate about jazz and jazz education, providing them with the tools, learning and networking environment they need to pursue it. JEN is comprised of more than 2,000 members presently and continues to grow on a daily basis.

7th Annual JEN Conference • January 6-9, 2016

Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House Hotel

View the complete lineup.

Download conference press release.

Visit the various options under the CONFERENCE CENTRAL tab for news and updates related to 2016 conference! Details are updated regularly between now and the Conference, so check back often. The announcement of clinicians and performers is scheduled for mid- to late- September.

To register as press for the event, click here to email our marketing team. 

For a historical perspective of our organization's conferences, view more about our past conferences.

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