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Kids get jazzed thanks to Niwot’s Jazz on 2nd Ave

 

October 5, 2018

Vicky Dorvee

Niwot Elementary School students participated in the first of several jazz education programs presented free of charge to Front Range schools through Colorado Jazz Group.

This year’s Jazz on 2nd Ave, the eighth year for the event, welcomed more than 1500 participants over the weekend of Sept 15-16, according to organizers. With the event’s profits used to fund jazz education, Colorado Jazz Group, the 501(C)3 non-profit organization that stages the festival, hopes to expand its visits to Front Range schools and continue to inspire a new generation of musicians.

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