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National Endowment
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National Endowment
for the Humanities

U.S. Department
of Education


The mission of The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

is to offer public school-based jazz education programs for young people around the world, helping students develop imaginative thinking, creativity, curiosity, a positive self image, and a respect for their own and others' cultural heritage.

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