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JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition Musicians Share their Holiday Hopes

This holiday season, the JAZZ ROOM is bringing together nine musicians to share their music in an online holiday performance.   We sat down with several of them to talk about the holidays and their music.

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The power to unite us and teach us

Recently, UNCG student and JazzArts Charlotte alumni Julia Whalen was honored to interview a musical hero, Herbie Hancock. We take this opportunity to discover Julia’s journey in music and beyond.

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Ben Tozier

Student Ben Tozier Describes the Development of Confidence

Ben Tozier moved to Charlotte as a sophomore in high school, and has been a Youth Ensemble student ever since.

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Holland Majors

Jazz Requires a Different Kind of Thinking

Holland Majors doesn’t remember not playing an instrument. When he was young, he wanted to bang on drums like his dad does.

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Veronica Leahy

About Veronica Leahy

I played mostly classical saxophone until I decided I wanted to start jazz seriously in the 7th grade. I joined JAI the next year, and I’ve been enjoying it ever since!

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