Presenting, Preserving and Advancing
The Culture of Jazz
HAVEN uses jazz as a community-building vehicle to preserve, present
and advance the culture of jazz, and to nurture interest, education
and participation in the art form of jazz music in the greater
New Haven Area.
HAVEN, as a presenter and facilitator, welcomes collaboration
with other non-profit groups, civic organizations and businesses
in the community, thus maximizing the potential and public awareness
of this truly American art form.
HAVEN is committed to the creation of a year-round jazz "scene"
anchored in New Haven, through encouragement and support of jazz
musicians and audiences at all levels of experience, recognition