The Junior Jazz Foundation was formed to preserve jazz through education and live performance. The spirit of the Junior Jazz Foundation is to make sure that schools and promising young artists get the instruments, music lessons, and facilities they need.  It ensures that young musicians are endowed with scholarships to fulfill their American musical heritage.

The Foundation sponsors great jazz performances for everyone to enjoy at the musical showcase, The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island, Bob Masteller’s Jazz for All Ages Annual Festival, Hilton Head Jazz Camp and outreach venues throughout the Lowcountry. It is proven that young people who play jazz stay on the right track. They learn teamwork, concentration and excellence through effort and the joy of performance.

The Junior Jazz Foundation is lead by a board of directors and volunteers. All their energy is focused on the education of our great young rising stars and excellence in live jazz performance.

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Click here to help preserve the great American art form of jazz.

Thank you for supporting jazz education and preservation.

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The Foundation collects and pays to refurbish old instruments so that they become a key element of a students musical, educational and developmental journey. Donating an instrument today is a huge contribution to the Foundation and it’s easy to do.

Click here to download a gift receipt for your donation. You can then mail the instrument to the address on the form or drop it off at The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island. Click here for directions.



JJF Rising Stars with David Masteller gave a wonderful performance today at an event promoting the 2018 Bravo Music Festival. The festival is part of the HHI International Piano Competition and sponsored by HHI Lexus and the Jazz Corner. ...

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Many Thanks to the Mary Green Chorale and to Reggie Deas for a wonderful concert benefitting the Junior Jazz Foundation! ...

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The one and only REGGIE DEAS joins The Mary Green Chorale TONIGHT, Tuesday, November 14 at Holy Family Catholic Church.... Enjoy choral masterpieces, songs of praise and hits from broadway as only REGGIE DEAS can sing them!

For tickets: 843-290-2900 or Buy them at the door!

24 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island


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Excited for Monday, November 13th! Join us for the NEW night of Bob Masteller's Jazz For All Ages Jazz FEST celebrating 100 years of Ella Fitzgerald featuring Carmen Bradford with Joe Gransden's 17 Piece Big Band! TIMELINE OF EVENTS - November 13 Jazzforallages.com

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Felix Peikli & Joe Doubleday's SHOWTIME BAND...October 27 & 28, 2017 - LIVE @ The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island!

Felix Peikli and Joe Doubleday's SHOWTIME BAND is a unique and unparalleled group under the direction of the internationally acclaimed clarinet virtuoso FELIX PEIKLI and vibraphone extraordinaire JOSEPH DOUBLEDAY. The composition of young, talented, and fire-breathing artists honing their skill with inspiration and influences from their various cultural backgrounds in joyous and playful interplay with seasoned veterans and legends in Jazz, results in a never-before-seen band that breaths new life into the lost, but not forgotten, music from the golden American entertainment era of the 1930s.

Their ability to draw from the technical aspects in music history remains clear in their approach, and they are capable of integrating these influences with their own wonderfully creative sense to assimilate musical concepts with astounding effect, wowing audiences across the globe. The SHOWTIME BAND show their brilliance, sensitivity, and innovative creativity in fresh interplay representing and promoting global and cultural diversity through their music and camaraderie; they are on a constant mission to inspire and spread joy around the world.

Doors open at 6:00 PM
Concert begins at 8:00 PM

Tickets $20 per person

For information and reservations 843-842-8620 or www.thejazzcorner.com

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To contact us with questions or how you can help email below or call 843-480-9101


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