Rapid rhythms, unique instrumentals and musical spontaneity were on display at Cadwallader Middle School's 13th annual Swing into Spring jazz dinner.
"Everyone around the community came together for, kind of like a jazz club for a night at a school, and it showcases our band," said 8th grader Ayden Johnson.
These young musicians performed in front of a packed house, including former members of the jazz ensemble and Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky.
"It's just about that family feeling we have in our school communities, and it just brings a lot of pride to our schools," Skorkowsky said.
"There are probably 50 former students out in the audience tonight, and it's a pleasure to see them come back, and they always come back," said band director Steve Kellermann.
With 425 jazz fans in the audience, the concert gave students the experience of playing a professional gig... Read More