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Louisiana Association for

                              Jazz Education

   To foster and promote the understanding and appreciation of jazz and its artistic performance.

   To lend assistance and guidance in the organization and development of jazz and popular music curricula in schools and colleges to include instrumental and vocal ensembles of all types and sizes.

   To foster the application of jazz principles to music materials and methods to all levels of education both public and private.

   ​To disseminate educational and professional news of  interest to music educators.​

   To assist in the organization of clinics, festivals, and symposiums at local, state, regional, national, and international levels.​

   To cooperate with all organizations dedicated to the development of musical culture


Fontainebleau High School Jazz Ensemble

Lee Hicks, Director

Louisiana Jazz Festival 2014
​State Champions​​