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Jazz in Schools began in 1988 as a project to provide free jazz concerts for young people in schools during the month of February, Black History Month. The program helps fill the educational vacuum left when schools made drastic cutbacks in the arts.
The Bill Green Mentorship Program is designed to provide opportunities to selected public school music students to receive training in advanced music techniques from professional musicians.
Jazzgiving was born as the result of a fire that destroyed the music department of Washington Preparatory High School. The Society took the lead in a project that restored the program at the school and replaced most of the marching band instruments. The project continues on, benefiting other music programs in the Los Angeles School District.
Jazz CoolCats Is an after-school ten-week series of jazz education classes for elementary school children.
The Annual Jazz Tribute and Awards Concert was established in 1983 to honor Los Angeles-based jazz artists for their contributions to jazz.
Vibe Summit, Produced in memory of the founder Mal Sands, has become a meeting ground for vibraphone players and fans since 1995. This event occurs every year around Summer. If you play like a pro and would like to participate in the Summit please contact email@example.com