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Jazz Artists of Charleston (JAC) is a South Carolina-based, non-profit organization incorporated to work to foster a solid and professional environment for jazz musicians, artists, students and enthusiasts in the Charleston area.

Its mission is to develop, promote, and support a vibrant and creative jazz culture through concerts, special outreach events, and educational programs.

JAC endeavors to preserve and bolster Charleston’s rich musical history and legacy as it explores the various realms of jazz in terms of how it is created and its stylistic expressions – past, present and future – and all toward the goal of creating a positive environment for the appreciation of jazz.