Fifth graders go on a jazz field trip to Lincoln Center, hear 10 songs

LINCOLN CENTER — Colonial School fifth graders went to Lincoln Center Nov. 4 for a jazz field trip with fellow students from Prospect Hill and Siwanoy schools.

The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra performed 10 songs, including “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “Mood Indigo,” “Jealous” and “Black Tan Fantasy.” The students also got a surprise visit from BuBu’s great grandson. He performed in some of the songs they heard.

Some instruments that were played in the jazz orchestra included clarinet, trumpet, drums, trombone, saxophone and piano.