Newark Public Schools students participated in the student showcase with special guest, GRAMMY winner Christian McBride
[Newark, NJ – April 22, 2016] – Students from Abington Avenue School, John F. Kennedy School, LINK Community Charter School, Oliver Street School, Rafael Hernandez School and Science Park School participated in the Jazz House Music Club and Vocal Summit Student Showcase yesterday at Science Park High School. Five-time GRAMMY winner, Christian McBride met and performed with the students.
Jazz House Kids currently operates in 11 New Jersey schools and reaches over 500 students, offering pre-professional, year-round musical training, mentorship and education programs taught by internationally renowned jazz performers.
Jazz House Kids’ creative programming helps young people develop leadership, music and academic skills. Jazz House Kids is the only community arts organization in the Garden State that is committed to educating students through jazz music, which will help cultivate a new generation of creative, vibrant and diverse citizens.