Here’s what some students said about their trip to Jazz Standard:

” I actually have been listening to Jazz when I get home from school to unwind. It feels great!”
Kaswanah Freeman- 9th grade (Bronx HS for Performance and Stagecraft)

“The thing that surprised me the most was that we knew more about Jazz then we thought! I had alot of fun!!”
Kashawna Brooks-9th grade (Bronx HS for Performance and Stagecraft)

 “I really appreciate that you let us come and listen to Jazz, it changed my mornings. When I come to school I feel calm”
Edylin Mercado-9th grade (Bronx HS for Performance and Stagecraft)

 “It was a wonderful trip, that I will remember for the rest of my life”
Karina Bail- 1st grade (PS 101)

“Before going on the trip, I thought Jazz was boring, but it’s not. It’s so interesting.”
Cecybel Rosario- 1st grade (PS 101)

“When I enterd the building, I couldn’t stop looking at the pictures of the Jazz Legends. One of them was Duke Ellington,my last school was named after him”
Yancarlos Tineo-1st grade (PS 101)

“I play the trombone and you have inspired me to play my trombone forever!”
Nigel Harvey- 4th grade (Avon Avenue School)

“I had never been to a NY club before.I play clarinet, and some day I hope to play @ the Jazz Standard!”
Jacorah- 4th grade (Avon Avenue School)

“I want to Thank you for inviting us to your club, because it was off the chain!”
I’myya Hogans-4th grade (Avon Avenue School)

And here’s what some teachers had to say:

“I just wanted to say Thank You for such a great program. This is my 4th year in a row that I have been to the Jazz Standard in April. One student even decided her favorite kind of Jazz were Bebop and Swing.”
Kristin Salsberry- Teacher-Midtown West

 ” Thanks so much for sharing your program with us. The performers/muscians were fabulous!!They really know how to connect with the children. I’m looking forward to our ‘musical relationship’ in the coming years.”
Irtis Gonzalez- Assistant Principal PS 101