Next Jazz Legacy to Open Applications For Third Year of Mentorship

Following a transformative first two years providing invaluable guidance and mentorship to emerging women and non-binary musicians, Next Jazz Legacy announced that they will be accepting applications for their 2024 cycle beginning on August 31st.

Applications will be due by October 16, 2023, and will be submitted at New Music USA’s website here.

Focused on increasing opportunities for musicians most underrepresented in the art form, the three-year, national program launched by New Music USA and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice – is a partnership between the two organizations, with funding from the Mellon Foundation, and Joe & Nancy Walker. GRAMMY-winning artist and NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington is the program’s Artistic Director.

More information on Next Jazz Legacy can be found here.