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.

Support The Junior Jazz Foundation Today!

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.



Deana Martin Honors 100 Years of Dean Martin, The "King of Cool" ~ Friday and Saturday, October 6 & 7, 2017 at The Jazz Corner!

Internationally renowned entertainer Deana Martin throws a musical birthday bash honoring her iconic father, Dean Martin. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Dino's birth and Deana celebrates “The King of Cool” in song, with her critically acclaimed stage show, Deana Sings Dino!

**Our amazing Junior Jazz Rising Stars open the concert at 8:00 pm

**The sensational Deana Martin performs at 9:00 pm


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We are excited to announce the NEW Date for the second night of Bob Masteller's Jazz For All Ages Jazz FEST 2017...LIVE at the beautiful Sonesta Resort SANTEE BALLROOM on Hilton Head Island...


A Centennial Celebration of ELLA FITZGERALD featuring Grammy Award-Winning Artist CARMEN BRADFORD with Joe Gransden's 17-Piece Big Band

***Current Ticket holders may bring their original tickets from the September 8 concert for admission***


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The Jazz Corner is excited to reopen Thursday, September 14 with Island Favorites, The Lavon C. Stevens Quartet featuring Louise Spencer!

And...we are thrilled to be presenting the incomparable Larry Fuller Trio from New York City Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, 2017!

~ Critics have aptly noted that Larry Fuller “swings like a beast!” and “summarizes the history of jazz”!

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Reggie Deas with The Martin Lesch Band ~ Sunday, September 10, 3:00 pm @ The Jazz Corner ~ A Jazz Celebration of Pop, Soul and Blues Legends... A Benefit for The Junior Jazz Foundation ...

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