Three high schools – one in Detroit, one in Chicago, and one in Fort Worth – did a truly epic job in keeping the jazz genius pipeline full in the middle 20th century.
We’re almost certainly missing important schools in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and New York City and probably some other places are well.
If you’ve got a high school list, please send it to us and we’ll add it to this page. Send to ken AT jazzonthetube DOT com
DuSable High School – Chicago
Muhal Richard Abrams
Nat King Cole
Cass Technical High School – Detroit
J. C. Heard
I.M. Terrell High School – Fort Worth
Ronald Shannon Jackson
– Ken McCarthy
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