40 Years of Jazz at Laguardia High

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Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia High School is presenting “40 Years of Jazz at Laguardia High,” a concert on January 28, honoring Justin DiCioccio, a drummer and educator who created the first fully accredited secondary school jazz education program in the United States, and now head of jazz programming at Manhattan School of Music. The concert brings together more than 30 musicians, most of them graduates of M&A or LaGuardia, including drummer Jimmy Owens.