A Historical Perspective
Jazz – “…the only music form that this country can lay claim to.”
- Harold A. Blanchard, Juillard - trained child prodigy, university professor.
An educational, entertaining, musical performance designed to use a creative approach to address family issues that transcend ethnic, language and economic barriers.
Today's growing degradation of family life. Parents battling competing priorities:
o Their own career development and education
Standards of Learning (SOLs)
Many parents succumb to the challenge of carving out enough time to provide the various levels of support, encouragement and “chauffeuring” required to compensate for loss of in-school music instruction.
Then, the Mozart Effect intrigue: that people who do well in music do well in math and the other sciences.