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Funding Areas: Focus on Jazz

California State University Northridge

The California State University Northridge Jazz mission is to guide each student toward artistic and practical success as a contemporary professional jazz musician.

Focus on Jazz

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18th Street Arts Center

18th Street Art Center’s mission is to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art-making, with the belief that the creative process is just as important as the outcome, and that artists contribute to a vibrant, healthy, and just society. Through the Foundation’s Make Jazz Fellowship, one Jazz musician is selected annually for a three-month residency during which he/she has space and time to compose new work and showcase their unique talents throughout the vibrant Los Angeles Jazz scene.

Focus on Jazz

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American Composers Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, and promulgation of music by American composers.

Focus on Jazz, Support to Professionals

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Angel City Arts

The Angel City Jazz Festival presents music innovators who have achieved exceptionally high levels of musicianship and brought forward a significant contribution to the evolution of jazz.

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ASCAP Foundation

The ASCAP Foundation is dedicated to nurturing the music talent of tomorrow, preserving the legacy of the past and sustaining the creative incentive for today’s music creators. The Foundation provided funding to establish the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards, enhancing the existing Young Jazz Composer Awards program which encourages and celebrates young jazz composers from around the United States.

Focus on Jazz

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