JMI Mission, Vision & Values

Our Vision

We create a world where everyone can play jazz

Our Mission

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.

Our Goals

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