The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society NAJS is a non-profit, 501©3 corporation incorporated in the state of Arkansas on June 2, 1992.

Our mission is “to present, preserve, promote, and celebrate the great American art form known as jazz through education, concert presentation and artist promotion.”

The NAJS is a membership organization that has been a community leader in presenting world class jazz performers in a variety of venues in Northwest Arkansas. A short list of talent presented over the past twenty two years includes Kenny Barron, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ray Anderson, Joey DeFrancesco, Kevin Mahogany, James Williams, Greg Osby, Frank Vignola, Pat Metheny, David Sanchez, Bobby Watson, The Yellowjackets, Bob Dorough, Sheila Jordan and Danilo Perez.

Concert Venues across NW Arkansas have included the Walton Arts Center, 21C Hotel, Bordino’s, The 1936 Club, Teatro Scarpino, Eureka Springs Auditorium, and the University of Arkansas Ballroom and Theater.

NAJS activities include:

  • The Summer Jazz Concert Series
  • Student Scholarships for musicians
  • Artist’s support for recording and educational projects

Operating funds are secured through:

  • Membership fees
  • Grants
  • Ticket sales
  • Merchandise sales
  • Donations from individuals and corporationsAnnual membership dues and contributions are the life blood of our operating funds. Tax deductible memberships entitle you to discounts to NAJS events, inclusion in our Jazz Events email list service and attendance to special member appreciation concerts and events.

    For more information contact The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society us at:

    Ph: 479-225-2306             Email:                                   

    Tax deductible contributions can be mailed to:

    Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society

    962 Dogwood Lane

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701