Percussionist onstage demonstrating playing techniques

Jazz Appreciation Month is committed to the celebration of and participation in jazz for all. As the initiator of JAM, the National Museum of American History is the home of the JAM logo, radio announcements, and the Directory of Jazz Societies for individuals, organizations, and more to use to create their own JAM events. 

Please see below for information about these resources and, Happy JAM!


Jazz Appreciation Month logo

Jazz Appreciation Month logo

Available for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting.



Two men talking on stage during Jazz Appreciation Month

Radio Announcements

A selection of public service announcements (PSAs) intended for broadcast on radio stations.



Conductor teaching saxophone students playing music

Directory of Jazz Societies

A national and international directory of jazz societies for individuals looking for local organizations and programming.





Support for jazz programming is made possible by

LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation

The Argus Fund

Ray and Vera Conniff Foundation

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
founding donor of the Smithsonian Jazz Endowment

David C. Frederick and Sophia Lynn

Goldman Sachs