Support the great musical heritage of Cleveland – by supporting Cleveland Jazz Orchestra’s mission.


Our VISION is to celebrate jazz as a uniquely American art form.


Our MISSION is to enrich the cultural and intellectual fabric of the communities we serve through jazz.


We NOURISH our community by actively leading in our region’s cultural community, promoting Cleveland, reflecting Cleveland’s diversity, and serving as a musical beacon.


We PERFORM to play the best jazz you’ve ever heard and the best jazz you’ve never heard.


We EDUCATE our community by celebrating cultural unification through jazz and by inspiring new generations of jazz listeners, players, teachers, and jazz lovers.


We SUSTAIN our existence in the community by optimizing earned revenue, providing appropriate market compensation, and securing funding to ensure our survival in perpetuity.