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

Congratulations to the Fontainebleau High School Jazz Ensemble, Lee Hicks, Director

Louisiana Jazz Festival
2014 ​State Champions​​
John Mahoney is a trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer who has just retired as Coordinator of Jazz Studies from Loyola University after teaching there 36 years. He is available for clinics and workshops around Louisiana for a modest fee and travel expenses. If you would like some assistance with your jazz program, please contact John to make arrangements. He can be reached at 504-460-0678 or <mahoney@loyno.edu> -- John Mahoney Professor Emeritus Loyola University 504-460-0678