Mission Statement

The goal of Jazz Inspired, Inc. a not for profit 501c3 corporation, is to bring to the public, particularly school age children, more awareness of America’s classical music – JAZZ – and to promote better understanding of the arts and the creative process.

These goals will be achieved through several means including but not limited to the following:

  1. Residencies in various schools by jazz pianist and historian Judy Carmichael where she will discuss the history of jazz and how individual creativity plays a large role in the continuing creation of this American art form.
  2. Production and promotion of the weekly public radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired which is offered free to Public Radio stations across the country and (when the funds are available) will be disseminated as oral histories to schools nationwide. By listening to the show, students are exposed not only to jazz, but to great artists discussing their work and their inspiration. Young listeners gain new insight to jazz, an understanding of creativity and a source for their own artistic inspiration .

Funds raised are used to: subsidize these educational programs when schools cannot afford to pay for them, contribute to the continuing production of Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired radio program and enable these oral histories to be distributed to schools nationwide.

Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired is made possible by generous donations from listeners. To be a friend of Jazz Inspired, Inc., send your tax deductible contribution to:

Jazz Inspired, Inc.
Post Office Box 360
Sag Harbor, New York 11963