Honoring the memory of John Stites and his passion for jazz music

Honoring the memory of John Stites and his passion for jazz music

Apply Now - Cycle 2 Deadline is MIdnight September 15!

Crediting Requirements

Recipients of any John Stites Jazz Awards are encouraged to include our logo on all print and digital materials related to the funded concert/project. The approved logo treatments can be download from the link below:

Download JSJA Logos

In addition, please use the following credit lines (based on the type of award received):

“This engagement is supported by a John Stites Jazz Event Award/John Stites Artistic Development Award.”

Please include the logos and credit line in the following:

JSJA approves the use of the logos only in the following:

If you have any questions on the logos or crediting requirements, please feel free to contact us!

John recorded decades of live and studio performances with a master’s touch. His legacy is vast, and I am in awe of the man and his work.

Cara Lieurance

The John Stites Jazz Awards (JSJA) are funded by the John Stites Jazz Artist Organization, honoring the memory of John Stites and his passion for jazz music.

The organization funds:

  • Advanced studies for emerging and established professional jazz musicians
  • Concerts, competitions and projects that expand jazz audiences and the appreciation of jazz in or near communities in the Midwest