September 2, 2011 @ 1:42 AM
2011 - Jam Pak Goes to Washington
Excerpt of the article written about the trip in the July 2011 issue of Arizona Bluegrass Beacon by Anni Beach
Photos courtesy of Giselle Lee
Three Jam Pak musicians, Elyssa Tapetillo, Giselle Lee, and Francisco Briseno, all banjo players, flew with me to Washington, DC for one week. We designed an Independent Education Project which included working at Septima Clark Public Charter School, an all boys school in the heart of southeast Washington. Jam Pak helped to establish a banjo program called BanJam this past school year funded by a grant which, unfortunately, is no longer available.
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