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Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Middle School Jazz Academy isn’t just turning students into musicians who serve as ambassadors for jazz — it’s also turning them into leaders.

By supporting Jazz at Lincoln Center, you help future generations make use of their full potential and make jazz accessible to everyone, everywhere. Help music touch more lives.

“I never really thought of myself as a leader before, until I joined this program and I was able to see what I was capable of.”
Amaya Cheek / MSJA ’12-’14
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“The fact that I can sit behind drums and express my feelings? That’s it for me, and I love it.”
Justin Henry / MSJA ’08-’10
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“We don’t know how many Louis Armstrongs there are right here in New York City who have very little access to music instruction.”
Eli Yamin / Head of Instruction, MSJA
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Now more than ever, your gift of membership makes the critical difference in our ability to carry out our mission and support this great music. Members receive a wide range of year-round benefits.

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