Aspiring jazz students gathered

Lila Ramani, above, played guitar in a class at Jazz Camp taught by Onaje Allan Gumbs. Photo by Asher Pavel

KENT — The 2011 Jazz Camp of the Litchfield Jazz Festival featured a faculty of more than 34 professional musicians and music educators plus guest artists such as renowned saxophonist Jimmy Heath (see story Page A1). More than 400 students came to the Kent School campus to take part this year.

Some students come for the entire four-week program, while others come for one, two or three weeks. The program ends Aug. 5, coinciding with the festival, which is Aug. 4 to 7.

This is the 15th year of Jazz Camp.

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