Exploring the American experience
through the transformative power of jazz
Since 1992, Smithsonian Jazz has been documenting the oral histories of over 100 jazz musicians, performers, relatives, and professionals.
Do you know how to groove? Smithsonian Jazz has thirty-one original recordings with lesson plans designed for teachers with intermediate and middle level students.
Smithsonian Jazz programs are made possible through generous support from:
LeRoy Neiman Foundation
The Argus Fund
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
David C. Frederick and Sophia Lynn
John Hammond Performance Series Endowment Fund