About the Grantee
310 South First Street, San Jose, CA, 95113, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for jazz artist programs
San Jose Jazz produces festivals and concerts, educational programs, and artist development opportunities. Best known for its annual summer festival, San Jose Jazz also presents concerts throughout Santa Clara County that preserve and advance the jazz tradition, and support the next generation of jazz artists. Its youth programs serve over 1,000 students annually, and its local festivals and concerts attract roughly 80,000 listeners each year. Support for its jazz artist programs — which include the New Works Fest, Break Room concerts, and Boom Box Truck concerts — advances the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy by ensuring jazz artists from the region have resources and opportunities that are relevant to their needs and aspirations.
for general operating support
San Jose Jazz presents world-class jazz performances and educational programs for more than 80,000 people each year. Best known for its three-day summer festival, San Jose Jazz also presents a winter jazz festival; weekly concerts; and pop-up performances at parks, markets, and fairs throughout Santa Clara County. In addition, the organization provides sequential music instruction to more than 1,200 students from the second grade through high school, and provides intensive workshops and performance opportunities through summer camps, master classes, and an audition-based band. Support for San Jose Jazz advances the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.