JMI Mission, Vision & Values
We create a world where everyone can play jazz
To share our love for jazz music through rigorous pedagogy and excellent performance experiences that harness & inspire a supportive community, growing a wide-reaching respect and appreciation for jazz.
We do this by delivering the highest quality in accredited and non-accredited jazz education programs, running our own jazz club, JMI Live, and presenting hundreds of performances a year throughout the community.
Our core values
JMI’s values guide the activities and behaviours of the organisation through
Reverence for the complex and rich history of Jazz.
Inclusivity, our doors are open to all people.
Empathy, we work to have a deep understanding of the barriers we can help to remove.
Establish JMI as the finest higher education jazz institution in the world
Develop students into highly skilled, professional jazz musicians
Develop the highest standards of jazz pedagogy
Increase participation in jazz throughout the community