The mission of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra is to continue and strengthen the legacy of Jazz throughout local and global communities by providing access to unparalleled performances, creative gathering places, and authentic community engagement. They move forward in their mission with the Grammy Award-winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra big band and the New Orleans Jazz Market; the only stand-alone facility built specifically for Jazz in New Orleans. The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra prides itself in working with the community to offer services to local non-profits and musicians as well as educational opportunities for area youth.