Tag: Jazz Education

Erb Family Foundation Announces 61 Detroit Arts Support Grantees
September 23, 2022September 23, 2022
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Erb Family Foundation Announces 61 Detroit Arts Support Grantees

Today we announced $7.3 million in new and ongoing grants during our September grant cycle. See the complete grants list here. As part of our continuing participation in Detroit Arts Support, we made three-year general operating grants totaling $5.2 million to 61 Detroit area and Erb family legacy arts and cultural institutions. The Foundation’s increased...

Four Ways Jazz Education Impacts Youth
June 10, 2021December 21, 2021
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Four Ways Jazz Education Impacts Youth

Kris Johnson has first-hand knowledge of the impact that jazz education can have on youth in metro Detroit. Over the years, he’s learned and played with each of the JazzEd Detroit partner organizations—and has returned to share his artistry and inspire students in those programs as an educator and professional jazz artist. In this video,...

June 10, 2021December 21, 2021
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Collaboration and Connection for Youth Through Jazz Education

During 2020 JazzEd Detroit partners created new opportunities for digital instruction, collaboration, and connection for young musicians like William Hill, III. JazzEd Detroit is supported by the Erb Family Foundation. JazzEd Detroit partners include The Carr Center, Michigan State University Community Music School-Detroit, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Jazz Festival, and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.

Jazz is Cool
June 2, 2020December 21, 2021
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Jazz is Cool

Two young jazz musicians share the impact Detroit’s jazz legacy has had on them. Video credit: Cass Corridor Films.

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