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South Ga jazz artist visits band students

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THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

A South Georgia Jazz artist. paid a special visit to band students at Thomas County High School. 

Ronald Carter, who was recently in the Georgia All-State Jazz Band spoke to the class.

Carter graduated from Lowndes County High.

He taught young students all about jazz.

Carter said its special being able to help students close to home.

"This area is very important because its where I grew up, and to come back to this area and to come back to this area, less than 40 miles from my high school and 50 miles from where I grew up is fantastic," 

Carver focused his lesson on jazz charts, teaching the students how to read and play them.

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