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Where Skateboard Doggies meet Jazz!
September 18, 2015 12:45 PM

This is just a wonderful story, made possible by the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and it's new head of Jazz, Jason Moran:

The Kennedy Center in Washington has given over its famous plaza to a collection of skateboarders and musicians. Called Finding a Line, the festival is the brainchild of Jason Moran, the Center's Artistic Director for Jazz. It features bands playing live music as skaters plunge in and out of a specially-designed bowl.

Check out the rest of the story and watch the video interview of Jason as these Skateboard Doggies swirl around outside of the Kennedy Center to the music of America!

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