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Riverdale Teacher Selected For Carnegie Hall Program
Posted 09/18/2014 12:02PM

Jason Curry, the chair of the Riverdale Music Department and director of the school’s jazz band, has been chosen to participate in Carnegie Hall’s Music Educators Workshop for the 2014-2015 year.

Curry, who has taught at Riverdale since 2009, took the school’s Jazz Ensemble to Australia last spring. The band will be releasing an album, Outstanding In Their Field, this fall.

Curry is a jazz saxophonist who has performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Blue Note, The Iridium Jazz Club, Birdland, and other venues. He also has performed for film, television, Broadway musicals, and regional theater.

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