JAM believes

that children who are actively engaged in traditional mountain music are more connected and better prepared to strengthen their communities for future generations.

We envision

a world in which all children have the opportunity to experience community through the joy of participating in traditional mountain music together.

Our mission

is to provide communities with the support and tools they need to teach children to play and dance to traditional old time and bluegrass music.

What’s Happening in the JAM World

Free Fundraising Workshop

Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc. is offering a FREE fundraising training workshop to all JAM affiliates on Thursday, June 8 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Jones House Community Center in Boone, NC. Any program director, advisory board member, teacher or otherwise volunteer with an affiliated JAM program is welcome to attend. This training will be led by Michael Webb, Director of Development of the College of Arts and Sciences at East Tennessee State University. Participants will also be able to...

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