Our all-inclusive assembly program honors the legacy of jazz as a Black American art form.

Thank you so much again for coming out to Hazelwood today! You truly provided an amazing and unique live music experience for our scholars. I’ve been getting so much positive feedback about what a great assembly it was. I hope we can have you back again soon!
— Kerry, Renton School District


  • Students learn that jazz is an American art form originating in the African-American communities of New Orleans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • We bring a live band of 4-5 musicians.

  • Assembly is interactive and lots of fun!

  • Assembly is 45 minutes.

  • JazzED provides all of the assembly equipment and materials.

  • Rising 4th, 5th and 6th graders go home with invite to our Summer Jazz Prep Camp for beginners where they can learn to play an instrument. Any family can choose the easy and free tuition option.

Seattle JazzED is committed to equity and inclusion, and strives to focus resources on under-served communities. We offer our assembly performances free of charge to Title 1 schools. Otherwise, we charge a fee of $600, which goes toward compensating the assembly musicians. If the $600 fee is a hardship for your school, please contact education director kelly@seattlejazzed.org to discuss a sliding-scale fee. We appreciate your participation in this vibrant and fun event. Thank you!

Our next free assembly tour will run during February 2020. We can be flexible on time slot but spots fill quickly so add your name to tour list. Click HERE for current calendar of assemblies.

We recommend one assembly for the entire school. But we can try to work with your schedule and needs.

Everyone here at Syre just raved about your assembly! They loved it! Thank you so much. I was hoping that we could get on your books for next year.
— Julie, Syre Elementary in Shoreline

Schools we have proudly partnered with for free JazzED Assemblies:

Alki Elementary, Seattle
Bailey Gatzert Elementary, Seattle
Billings Middle School, Seattle
Cascade K-8 Community School, Shoreline
Cedar Way Elementary, Mountlake Terrace
Dearborn Park Elementary, Seattle
Eastside Academy, Bellevue
Fidalgo Elementary, Anacortes
Gatewood Elementary, Seattle
Giddens School, Seattle
Glenridge Elementary, Kent
Hawthorne Elementary, Seattle
Hazelwood Elementary, Newcastle
Highlands Elementary, Renton
Jewish Day School, Bellevue
John Hay Elementary, Seattle
Kimball Elementary, Seattle
Madrona Elementary, Seattle
Maple Elementary, Seattle
McGilvra Elementary, Seattle

MLK Jr. Elementary, Seattle
Montlake Elementary, Seattle
Mount View Elementary, Seattle
Seattle Nativity School, Seattle
Puget Sound Day School, Seattle
Queen Anne Elementary, Seattle
Rainier Prep, Seattle
Roxhill Elementary, Seattle
Scenic Hill Elementary, Kent
Stevens Elementary, Seattle
St. Therese Catholic Academy, Seattle
Syre Elementary, Shoreline
The Bush School, Seattle
The Valley School, Seattle
Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Seattle
Van Asselt Elementary, Seattle
Westhill Elementary, Seattle
West Seattle Elementary, Seattle
Woodin Elementary, Bothell

Kelly Clingan, Seattle JazzED Education Director
206-324-JAZZ (5299)