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Jazz band of Georgia students performing concerts in China

March 10, 2018 - 8:39 AM

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A group of student musicians from Georgia have gone overseas to bring jazz to China.

The seven-member honours jazz combo from Valdosta State University is on a weeklong trip to perform a series of concerts in China, give a seminar on innovation and creativity in music and collaborate with Chinese musicians.

The Valdosta Daily Times reports the trip comes after Valdosta State and the Business College of Shanxi University in Taiyuan, China, were recently awarded a grant to establish an American cultural centre at the Chinese campus.

David Springfield of Valdosta State's jazz studies program said the travelling group is made up of the most talented jazz students at the school.

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