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Jazz Education Network Formed to Fill Void Left by IAJE Collapse

After the startling bankruptcy of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) this spring, the jazz arts community lacked a formal organization to unify jazz education professionals and students. As of June 1, the newly launched Jazz Education Network aims to fill that void.

The Jazz Education Network was launched after two days of meetings in Chicago with more than 35 leaders from the jazz education community. Discussions regarding the need for advancements in jazz education, performance opportunities and audience development resulted in the enthusiastic formation of the JEN.

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