Jazz in Schools
Jazz in the Schools, presented by Potlatch Corp. is an energetic, fun and educational outreach program focused on taking jazz into classrooms throughout the Northwest. Jazz in the Schools (JIS) provides K-12 directors and students with jazz education materials, activities, and an interactive presentation with master musicians and educators. In 2013, the JIS program visited schools in Idaho and Washington to bring a quality jazz experience to 40 schools and nearly 8,000 students. Through the program’s 18 years of outreach and education, thousands of students have experience and participated in this exceptional American art form.