Jazz Road

Jazz touring made possible.

Emerging and mid-career jazz artists from anywhere in the United States — take your music to places it’s never been with a grant from Jazz Road, a national initiative from South Arts.


Jazz Road Tours

Grants of up to $15,000 supporting multi-town tours by emerging and more established jazz artists.


Jazz Road Creative Residencies

Coming early 2021: Grants supporting community-based residencies of two weeks or more.


Call for Presenters and Venues

Whether you have an established jazz series or want to begin programming in your venue, allow us to connect artists with you.


Who have we funded?

Get to know the artists who have received Jazz Road funds to tour and explore their work.

Meet the Jazz Road Recipients

About Jazz Road

Jazz Road is an artist-centric touring and residency grants program promoting deeper engagement between jazz musicians, presenters, and communities.

More About the Program