The Milwaukee Jazz Vision is dedicated to advancing the development and growth of the JAZZ COMMUNITY in Milwaukee, WI. The MJV is responsible for the biannual Eastside Jazzfest. The festival is a one day concert featuring Milwaukee-based jazz acts and national/international acts with ties to Milwaukee. The festival was also established to raise money for the MJV scholarship program. Starting in 2012 the MJV will distribute funding for 4 scholarships, one each at he following institutions: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Area Technical College, The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra - Jazz Studies Program. The MJV will also provide an outlet for Milwaukee based musicians to promote their performances and/or the sales of their recordings, ultimately facilitating the growth and development of the Milwaukee Jazz Community at large.