music education http://kcur.org en Kansas City Youth Jazz http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-youth-jazz <p>Pop, rock and rap might top the charts, but it’s good old Jazz that’s capturing the hearts of at least some of the new generation of area musicians.</p><p>In the first half of Thursday’s <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em>Central Standard</em></a> – we'll take a look at <a href="http://www.kcyouthjazz.org/">KC Youth Jazz</a>, a group that’s expanded into more than 50 schools around greater Kansas City. We’ll hear some music, talk concerts, appreciation, preservation – all that jazz with Musical Director and instructor <strong>Clarence Smith</strong>.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:32:45 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon, Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 21624 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Youth Jazz Drum Safari http://kcur.org/post/drum-safari <p>On this Tuesday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a></em><em>, </em>meet the guy in crazy patchwork pants teaching kids about world instruments. Join us for a <a href="http://flavors.me/drumsafari">drum safari</a> with our guest <a href="http://www.draperama.com/">Brandon Draper</a>.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:28:47 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 21164 at http://kcur.org Drum Safari