Dedicated to the Continuation and Preservation of America's Indigenous Art Form

The Jazz – America’s Music program is a school concert that presents the music of the different eras and genres in jazz.  Starting with the traditional jazz sounds of Louis Armstrong and playing through Duke Ellington, Bird and Diz, Miles, Brubeck, Jobim and Herbie Hancock, students learn about the artists and hear the music that has shaped this great art form.
After presenting the school assembly, the performers work with the school’s band program in assisting the band director in honing the skills of the young musicians through instrument clinics, section and ensemble rehearsals, and masterclasses on improvisation.


Jazz Alive would like to thank the following organizations for their sponsorships and grants to make these programs possible:


The New Holland Band

The Mid-Shore Community Foundation

Past Jazz - America's Music Residencies:


February through April 2022 - Oxford Area School District in Pennsylvania

March 2022 - Easton High School in Maryland

June and July 2022 - Easton Middle School in Maryland