jazz band http://aspenpublicradio.org en Aspen Schools' Musician In-Residence Resurrects Jazz http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-schools-musician-residence-resurrects-jazz <p></p><p>The music department at the Aspen School District is growing, despite the odds. The budget for music is minimal compared to schools in other states. Last week though, the school welcomed its first ever musician in residence who taught middle and high school students jazz. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen visited band practice and filed this report.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Band practice is in full swing on a Wednesday afternoon. Students with saxophones, trumpets and drums tap their feet as the piece they’re playing reaches a crescendo.</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17949 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Schools' Musician In-Residence Resurrects Jazz