19-20 JazzU Calendar

This calendar contains the dates for all events for the 2018-19 JazzU program. Click on the link above to download.

2019-20 Student Handbook

This invaluable resource has been put together by the JazzU faculty to help students navigate the JazzU program. In it, you will find important dates, musical knowledge, practice tips, and a detailed outline of our expectations and assessment process. Click on the link above to download.


JazzU teaching artist Bob DeBoo has created Spotify playlists based on the “Musicians and Recordings” (page 2.0) section of the JazzU Student Handbook. Click on the instrument to listen:

PianoBassDrums,GuitarTenor SaxAlto SaxBaritone Sax,Trumpet


All About Jazz – jazz history timeline and many other jazz resources.

DownBeat magazine – links to other jazz sites, artist interviews, bios, etc.

Jazz Education Network – A membership organization for jazz fans, musicians and educators.  Site features include forums and Network with an Expert.

Jazz Standards – jazz history, artist bios, a bookstore, and info on hundreds of jazz standards.

NPR: Jazz – link to jazz stories, interviews, reviews and programs from National Public Radio.

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz – education programs, an international student competition, a jazz resource library and more.


Jazz St. Louis is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to lead our community in advancing the uniquely American art of jazz through live performance, education and community engagement.

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