Welcome to the home of the Jazz Education Connection of Ohio. We are a 501 C3 non-profit group of jazz educators and performers dedicated to promoting jazz through performance, education, and workshops. Click here to join our ranks for renew your membership! 

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JECO is proud to introduce the Roberto Ocasio Foundation as a JECO institutional partner. Click here to learn more about this wonderful foundation and the 2017 Latin Jazz Camp with guest artist Bobby Sanabria! 

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JECO proud to be an allied organization of the Ohio Music Education Association. As part of our mission, each year we present several clinics at the Ohio Music Education Association annual convention along with sponsoring the Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble (IJE). This group is comprised of all-star collegiate musicians from across the great state of Ohio. We are excited to announce that this year's director will be Professor Bobby Selvaggio from Kent State University.To learn more about Bobby, visit http://www.bobbyselvaggio.com/  

JECO happenings at the 2017 OMEA convention in Cleveland include:

Main Venue: Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center Key Tower, 127 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114
Thursday February 2nd-Stantons/JECO Reading Band, 9:30-11:30, Marriott Ballroom
Friday February 3rd, JECO Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble, Robert Selvaggio, director 9:30-11:30, Marriott Ballroom
Saturday February 4th, 21st Century Jazz Integration with the Bright Moments Quintet 9:15 AM, Marriott Ballroom
Saturday February 4th, Annual Jazz Education Connection of Ohio/OMEA meeting, 1:30 PM, Marriott-Huron Room
*All are open and free to the public. We will also be teaming up with the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus and the Roberto Ocasio Foundation at booth 332 in the exhibit hall. JECO members can click here to view available slots to volunteer. Thank you JECO members!  

We are proud to announce that selections have been made for the Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble. Click here to view our current roster. Thank you to all the Ohio Collegiate Jazz Ensemble Directors for your support. 

Thank you for supporting the future of jazz! Email us at jecojazz@gmail.com for an invitation to our next meeting via google chat! 


JECO welcomes you to explore our site for lessons, presentations, upcoming jazz events and concerts, and opportunities for professional jazz musicians to play and teach in your area. Please contact us at jecojazz@gmail.com if you have a great resource to share.

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The 2017 JECO/Stantons Reading Band under the direction of Ben Huntoon