The Junior Jazz Foundation was formed to preserve jazz through education and live performance. The spirit of the Junior Jazz Foundation is to make sure that schools and promising young artists get the instruments, music lessons, and facilities they need.  It ensures that young musicians are endowed with scholarships to fulfill their American musical heritage.

The Foundation sponsors great jazz performances for everyone to enjoy at the musical showcase, The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island, Bob Masteller’s Jazz for All Ages Annual Festival, Hilton Head Jazz Camp and outreach venues throughout the Lowcountry. It is proven that young people who play jazz stay on the right track. They learn teamwork, concentration and excellence through effort and the joy of performance.

The Junior Jazz Foundation is lead by a board of directors and volunteers. All their energy is focused on the education of our great young rising stars and excellence in live jazz performance.

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Click here to help preserve the great American art form of jazz.

Thank you for supporting jazz education and preservation.

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The Foundation collects and pays to refurbish old instruments so that they become a key element of a students musical, educational and developmental journey. Donating an instrument today is a huge contribution to the Foundation and it’s easy to do.

Click here to download a gift receipt for your donation. You can then mail the instrument to the address on the form or drop it off at The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island. Click here for directions.



In its successful sixth year, the Hilton Head Jazz Camp presents the Recital Concert, featuring jazz combos, jazz strings ensemble and vocal jazz soloists. The students had the opportunity to work with 16 amazing full-time faculty, all highly accomplished musicians and educators. The Jazz Camp has proven to be a wonderful and highly effective way to educate and enable young musicians in our community to gain more experience playing Jazz. The Hilton Head Jazz Camp is proudly sponsored by the Junior Jazz Foundation. Join us online: thejuniorjazzfoundation.org.

We hope you enjoy the video highlights from the Recital.

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Tickets on Sale Now! Join us September 8 & 9, 2016 for our 3rd Annual Jazz Fest to benefit The Junior Jazz Foundation....


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It has been an amazing 6th year at the Hilton Head Jazz Camp. We had 75 students, 26 full time faculty and an incredible group of staff and volunteers. Our jazz combos, new jazz strings ensemble and vocal jazz soloists worked hard and enjoyed the opportunity to work with incredible professional musicians. View the video for a glimpse into the Jazz Camp sessions.
Be sure to look for our video on the 2016 Student Camp Recital - coming soon!
The Hilton Head Jazz Camp is proudly sponsored by the Junior Jazz Foundation, a philanthropic outreach of The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island, SC. Online: thejuniorjazzfoundation.org


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Photos from our wonderful Jazz Camp and Recital. Congrats to students, staff and faculty who worked so hard to make it a success! ...

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As "Artist in Residence" for The Hilton Head Jazz Camp, Nicki will be joined by award-winning jazz camp faculty artists and also special guest "Rising Stars" from the camp. July 15 8 -11 pm July 16 8 -11 pm The Jazz Corner 1000 William Hilton Pkwy Hilton Head Island, SC For tickets go to: thejazzcorner.com

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