About Coastal Jazz Association

The Coastal Jazz Association, a grassroots non-profit organization was formed in 1982 to help Jazz thrive in Savannah, Georgia and the Coastal Empire by sponsoring live performances, encouraging Jazz education through scholarships, and by the camaraderie of others with shared interests. CJA is responsible for the annual Savannah Jazz Festival, the Savannah Jazz Hall of Fame, and provides assistance to jazz artists in need.