The mission of JALC is to advance the appreciation and understanding of jazz through performance, education, and preservation activities and to ensure a vibrant future for the art form.
Jazz At Lincoln Center’s Middle School Jazz Academy is a skills- and aesthetic-based music education program that provides direct individual and ensemble training to students ages 11–13.
Essentially Ellington aims to instill a broader understanding of the rich canon of jazz. Duke Ellington’s music is core not only to the jazz canon, but also to America's 20th century musical herita
WeBop is a jazz education program for youngsters 8 months to 5 years of age, providing a creative outlet for children and their caretakers to explore jazz through movement, songs, and storytelling.