♥ Favorite Things
GREAT CLASS TRIPS
My students discussing the legend John Coltrane with Jazz at Lincoln Center educators.
Kids for Coltrane enjoying fabulous jazz music with Jazz at Lincoln Center educator. (2008)
Another enlightening trip to Jazz at Lincoln Center in 2009. A special thank you to the folks at JALC for inviting my wonderful Holliswood School students.
My students standing in the Allen Room and looking at the view of Columbus Circle with JALC educator James Antonucci. Thanks James…we had a memorable and fun day!
The Kids for Coltrane studying art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with innovative and inspiring museum educator Sassy Moral. The kids just adored her! ~ Sassy I hope we can continue to collaborate for years to come. Thank you for being a stellar educator and human being.
Sassy talking to the kids about Romare Bearden’s The Block. She has been visiting the school for the past three years. The Met has great programs for teachers and children.~ A special thank you to Associate Museum Educator, William Crow for bringing artful thinking to the children.
VISITING THE LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOME
This painting of Louis Armstrong hangs proudly in his home office. It was painted by singer/artist Tony Bennett (Anthony Benedetto).
The children in Louis’s home office. They had an opportunity to see his private music collection. They even viewed his personal notes documenting the collection.
The children learning about the life and times of jazz legend Louis Armstrong. In this room Louis often spoke to the neighborhood children. He would share his music and fabulous stories from around the world.
Our fabulous guide Patrick talks to the children about the legend Louis Armstrong with tremendous pride and respect. They are in Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong’s state of the art kitchen.
The children sitting in the Armstrong living room discussing Louis Armstrong’s journey. It was certainly a day filled with history lessons, character education, and music appreciation.
Thank you Louis Armstrong for sharing your music with our WONDERFUL WORLD!