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Commentary: Grayson Street Jazz Unites Music Education and Community in Eastside

The blackboard reads “Jazztastic” and the cherubic faces shine forth with eager attention. A vinyl take on B.B. King’s “The Thrill is Gone” from Live at Cook County Jail ends its rotation. Agusto sits in the front row, like always, and shouts out the word “snazzy,” while my other curly-cue friend cries out “bluesy” and the silly one says “monkey-suit man.” […]