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From Playing for Change:
We are proud and honored to share this video, produced by Playing For Change in partnership with Turnaround Arts, the signature program of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, Turnaround Artist students and their Turnaround Artist mentors premiered this video as they gathered at the White House to celebrate the power of arts and music education during the Turnaround Arts White House Talent Show.
Thousands of Turnaround Arts students from across the country perform alongside Turnaround Artist mentors including Jack Johnson, Chad Smith, Jason Mraz, Elizabeth Banks, Tim Robbins, Yo-Yo Ma, Keb’ Mo’, Josh Groban, Bernie Williams, Misty Copeland, Paula Abdul, Trombone Shorty, Alfre Woodard, Citizen Cope, Doc Shaw, Frank Gehry, John Lloyd Young, Carla Dirlikov and more. Join students and their artist mentors as they sing, play and dance to Sly and the Family Stone’s “Everyday People,” making the case that all people deserve to experience the power of arts and music in school.
Learn more: http://turnaroundarts.pcah.gov
~ from the description of the video at Playing for Change
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