About Us

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Welcome to the Madison Jazz Society, a venerable institution founded in 1984 with the mission to enrich the cultural landscape of Madison, Wisconsin through the celebration and promotion of jazz music. As a non-profit membership organization, we are deeply committed to fostering jazz education and appreciation within our community.

Since our inception, we have been devoted to nurturing the next generation of jazz musicians and enthusiasts. Through a variety of initiatives, we strive to make jazz accessible to all, regardless of age or background.

Our core activities include:

At the heart of our organization lies a deep passion for the artistry and innovation of jazz music. Through our programming and outreach efforts, we seek to preserve its rich legacy while nurturing its evolution in the 21st century.

Join us in celebrating the transformative power of jazz and discover the joy of musical exploration with the Madison Jazz Society. Whether you’re an aspiring musician, a dedicated educator, or simply a lover of great music, there’s a place for you in our vibrant and dynamic community. Together, let’s keep the spirit of jazz alive and thriving for generations to come.