The Multicultural Music Group program visits Jazz at Lincoln Center!

mmg-lincoln-center-jazz-1On Friday March 14th, 2008 over 50 students, program-wide, attended a wonderful master class on Jazz improvisation at the prestigious venue Dizzy’s club Coca-Cola located within Lincoln Center in mid-town Manhattan.mmg-lincoln-center-jazz-2

The class was conducted by veteran Jazz drummer Mat Wilson and focused on basic concepts of Jazz improvisation. Students were given the chance to participate in different demonstrations. Jose Velez, a 7th grade student from MS223 summed it up by saying: “Jazz basically lets you express how you feel at any given time”.