Jazz House Kids Help Paterson Middle School Celebrate ‘Instrument Day’

Jazz House Kids gives a jazz instrument demonstration and performance at the Senator Frank R. Lautenberg School

More than 80 students at the Senator Frank Lautenberg School/Public School No. 6 in grades five through eight learned about a variety of musical instruments on Wednesday from professional jazz musicians at a special “Instrument Day” presented by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS. The nonprofit jazz education organization is partnering with Paterson Public Schools and School 6 to institute a new Jazz Scholars Program at the school

Instruments are being provided to School 6 students through JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Give An Instrument–Build a Musician Program with a special gift from primary program underwriters Janet Shapiro and Phillip Byrd in partnership with RS Berkeley Musical Instruments. Now in its 11th year, the program has donated more than 500 instruments and provided music education to students in under-resourced New Jersey Public Schools…

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