Core to Vail Jazz are its three educational programs: the Vail Jazz Workshop, Vail Jazz Goes to School, and Jammin’ Jazz Kids. Each year over 1,400 children and students take part in Vail Jazz educational programs, and in 2017 Vail Jazz was honored with the DownBeat Education Achievement Award.
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VAIL JAZZ GOES TO SCHOOL
Vail Jazz Goes to School is an innovative educational program that integrates the study of jazz with social studies at the elementary level. The free program provides every 4th and 5th grader at Eagle County schools with an in-depth experience of jazz, its history and its role in society.
JAMMIN’ JAZZ KIDS
Through interactive, hands-on activities that teach the fundamentals of jazz and the art of improvisation, Jammin’ Jazz Kids offers an engaging and fun learning experience for youngsters.