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Grammy Foundation Gets Babysitting Gig

Sure, the Grammy Foundation is known for awarding the hard-working artists who have already “made it,” but the foundation hasn’t forgotten what Whitney Houston told us: “Children are the future.”

Among other events and programs created to supplement this year’s Grammy Awards, the foundation has selected 34 high school students for three Grammy Jazz Ensembles. Positions in the Grammy High School Jazz Band, Jazz Combo and Jazz Choir offer these hard-working students the opportunity to work with some big names in the music industry and gain experience playing at well-known jazz clubs like The Knitting Factory. The students chosen for the jazz ensembles are also eligible for up to $150,000 in scholarships.

And you thought the Grammy’s were just about plastic teen-pop and shocking evening gowns.

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