LAUSD Students Open Day 2 Of Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival

The Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival returned this weekend after a pandemic hiatus,

and opening the show on Sunday will be some of

the brightest up-and-coming musicians in the area — LAUSD students.

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s Beyond The Bell All-City Jazz Band is made up

of the best student musicians in L.A.'s public schools.

They're part of a two-day event hosted by Arsenio

Hall and including some big-name headliners like The Roots, Gregory Porter, and Tower of Power.

“This is the cream of the crop,” said J.B. Dyas, Vice President for Education and

Curriculum Development at the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and co-director of