Our Mission Statement

Jazz Central Studios is a catalyst for the non-commercial and immensely innovative jazz arts in the Twin Cities, connecting communities and the creative ecology to the practice and cultural significance of local jazz and improvisational music.


Total Musicians

In 2014 alone, over 370 individual musicians have participated just in almost every configuration and style.


Weekly Events

On average, JCS creates 40-50 weekly performing opportunities for local musicians through regular and special events.


Live Tracks

Since early on, JCS has digitally recorded and archived almost every live performance for musicians to use as tools to review and improve.


Weekly Attendance

JCS attracts jazz aficionados of all ages to come to listen, interact and share the joy of live music performed in the NOW!