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BackCountry Jazz celebrates, preserves and expands the rich tradition of America's art form, Jazz through concerts and music educational programs. Tax ID 20-8523846


BackCountry Jazz is dedicated to transforming young lives and building community through the power of music. Since 2007, BackCountry Jazz has been presenting outstanding concerts with major artists and rising jazz stars and educating and inspiring youth. We provide high quality music programs for under-served youth that engage the creative spirit, encourage self-expression and stimulate academic achievement, building confidence and courage.

Our free programs include the BackCountry Jazz Summer Music Camp for Bridgeport Public School children, The After School Music Program in Bridgeport, scholarships, instruments, workshops, master classes, and exciting concerts and events with artists and educators who perform and teach at the highest level of excellence.