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In jazz-loving Culver City, music instruction starts in kindergarten

by Mary Plummer | Take Two

Kindergarteners make an "L" with their left hands to remind them which leg is left during a jazz dance at El Rincon Elementary School on Nov. 7. Maya Sugarman/KPCC

Culver City is known as a hub for jazz in the U.S., drawing top acts from around the country. Among them, musician and composer Stanley Clarke, and Bebop great Phil Woods.

In this town, KPCC's Mary Plummer says the love of jazz starts young. Really young.

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