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Chuck Mangione Reaches Out To the Kids

Legendary jazz artist Chuck Mangione must feel so good about being chosen to host this year’s Harman: how to listen tour, which kicks off with a gala event at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan in New York City March 6th.

Mangione will travel to six cities, playing music and talking with children eight to ten years old about how they listen to music. Local professional musicians in each respective city will teach the remaining classes in the series. Also, Harman International will donate to each school a JBL EON Power sound system designed for school-sized auditoriums that includes speakers, microphones, and an EON MusicMix ten-channel stereo mixer.

The Harman: how to listen program was developed by Dr. Sidney Harman and Wynton Marsalis in 1996 as a way to educate children about music and instill in them an appreciation for the art. This year’s series of classes will be held in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Los Angeles.

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