April is Jazz Appreciation month and GLT's Jon Norton is talking with educators, students, and young jazz musicians from Bloomington-Normal and he's discovering a sense of optimism regarding this aging art form. In the third of his four part series, Norton catches up with a District 87 educator introducing jazz in elementary school, and expanding the jazz vocabulary of Middle School students.
During Jazz Appreciation month, you're hearing from musicians, educators and students on the state of jazz. Next week, hear how a Unit 5 Jazz Choir Director is working with her students, and why she says learning the arts in school has positive repercussions in adult life.
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