2016 Inductees

2015 Inductees

2014 Inductees

2013 Inductees

2012 Inductees

2011 Inductees

2010 Inductees

2009 Inductees

2008 Inductees




Members of the CAJ Hall of Fame have all fulfilled the following criteria before being selected:

  • Served as a quality/competent jazz educator for over 20 years with consistency.
  • Jazz groups/students visible in jazz community and of outstanding quality.
  • Also worked as an: adjudicator/clinician/soloist/mentor/audition coach, festival host/camp instructor.
  • Contributed as a state/regional/national officer for professional musical organization.
  • Written or recorded either clinics, music or books on jazz.
  • Retired from education.
  • Nominated by the CAJ board.