The Rialto Jazz for Kids Jazz Jam showcases Atlanta's most talented young jazz artists. The Jazz Jam offers a rare opportunity to see the next generation of jazz musicians from metro Atlanta middle schools debut on the Rialto stage!
Participating middle schools in the 2018 Jazz Jam include:
Inman Middle School
Ridgeview Middle School
Sequoyah Middle School
Summerour Middle School
Taylor Road Middle School
The Rialto Jazz for Kids Jazz Jam is directed by Dr. Gordon Vernick, trumpeter and head of Georgia State University's Jazz Studies and the Rialto Jazz for Kids program. GRAMMY Award-winning saxophonist, composer and Georgia State instructor of Jazz and Improvisation, Mace Hibbard will lead the Jazz Jam.
The program culminates in a performance by the Rialto Jazz for Kids All Stars, comprised of a select group of students from the five middle that participate in the Jazz for Kids program.
This event is FREE and open to the public! Come out and support these up-and-coming jazz stars!
Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00pm
Rialto Center for the Arts
80 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, GA