The 2016 Telluride Jazz Festival Artists in the Schools program featured the Durango Funk Allstars on Friday, April 1st at the Michael D Palm Theater. See photo recaps from the event above.
The educational program offers informal and interactive music education to area youth through the learning vehicle of music. Visiting musicians with an affinity for education provide their knowledge, talent, and energy to the program by performing and interacting with students through Master Classes, performances, workshops and Q&A sessions. The Telluride Jazz Festival nonprofit student education organization the Telluride Society for Jazz collaborates closely with the Telluride School District and Music Director Tuck Gillette to produced the annual event each Winter season. Additional generous support comes from Lagunitas Brewing Company, Telluride Foundation, and CCAASE.