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Mission Statement

To provide inspiration and scholarships for young musicians, while entertaining and educating people worldwide to create a more just society through the unique American art of jazz.

Cambridge Jazz Festival is now Cambridge Jazz Foundation


For six years, we have been known for providing excellent outdoor concerts. We have also:

  • Provided over $8,000 in scholarships to individuals and the City of Cambridge,

  • Donated a baby grand piano to a community program to help start a music program

  • Collaborated with the Cambridge Library for a movie screening and book signing, and a free concert 

  • Created a mobile jazz museum with over forty profiles and growing, that is designed to thrill audiences all over the world and on-line 

  • Awarded the Cammy Award that recognizes the contributions of individuals to create a more just society.


While we have made some great strides as Cambridge Jazz Festival, as Cambridge Jazz Foundation, the future is abound.

We are stepping up our efforts and we invite you to join us by donating your time and dollars to help us fulfill a mission that is shared and desired by people throughout the world.

Please join us, as we journey towards inspiration and awarding scholarships to create a more just society through the unique American art of jazz.


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