Your Donations in Action

Thanks to donations and support from people like you, we are able to continue programs like JazzU, Emerson Jazz in the Schools, Artist Residencies, Youth Concerts, and Adopt-a-School.


Jon Faddis, Terell Stafford, and Sean Jones pose with students in Jazz St. Louis’s JazzU program after a week-long residency.
Jon Faddis with JazzU-Cody Henry group
Jon Faddis works with members of a JazzU combo during his week-long residency with Jazz St. Louis.
Members of the Jazz St. Louis All-Stars with Bela Fleck
JazzU students hanging out backstage with banjo legend Bela Fleck after a Jazz St. Louis at the Touhill concert.
Duke Ellington class by Peter Wochniak-42
Students from area schools attending a Jazz St. Louis Youth Concert at the Touhill Performing Arts Center free of charge.

Stanley Jordan signs students’ hands after an in-school performance.
ESL performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center
The East St. Louis Senior High School Jazz Band performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City as a part of the Essentially Ellington competition.

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