November 15, 2020

The Instrument Match program is still going strong, despite the pandemic setbacks. Recently, SacJEF presented a drum set to Liam from West Sacramento. Liam is a student at River City (Continue Reading...)

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SacJEF Presents Drums to West Sac Student
November 11, 2019

Youth Jazz Day features four outstanding youth bands: Syncopating Sea-Monkeys, TNT, Jazz Raptors, and Tower Bridge Trad.  Special feature of the day will be the presentation of the 2019-20 SacJEF (Continue Reading...)

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Youth Jazz Day – 2019
September 9, 2019

The 11th annual Up Close & Personal fundraiser will feature clarinetist Dave Bennett, accompanied by Jason Wanner on piano, Ron Jones on drums and Shelley Denny on bass. Tickets for (Continue Reading...)

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Up Close & Personal Fundraiser
August 5, 2019

SacJEF is participating in this year’s Race for the Arts! This will be a fun way to promote the Foundation to the greater Arts community, and we need a minimum of 10 (Continue Reading...)

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Race for the Arts
March 30, 2019

Don’t Miss the Teagarden Jazz Camp Fundraising Extravaganza West Sacramento, CA — On Saturday, March 30th, over 50 jazz musicians comprising eight local bands will gather on the banks of (Continue Reading...)

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Jazz Greats Jam for the Next Generation
December 16, 2018

The 14th annual Teagarden Jazz Festival promises to be one of our best, thanks to feature artist Jim Cullum. Internationally known cornet player and band leader, most of us know (Continue Reading...)

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Teagarden Jazz Festival Concert Tickets and More On Sale Now
August 16, 2018

Do you know a student interested in improving their musical ability? Perhaps you’re a young musician who wants to join a band, or play for your own enjoyment as a (Continue Reading...)

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2018 Music Lesson Awards Now Available
July 26, 2018

The Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation (SacJEF) has officially launched its Instrument Match program designed to put instruments into the hands of young students learning to play music, especially jazz. Elementary (Continue Reading...)

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SacJEF Launches Instrument Match Program