Vail Jazz Workshop is sculpting the next generation of stars

27th August, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — When Isaiah Thompson’s parents decided he “needed a hobby” at the age of 5, unlike many small kids who are led to a piano bench, he did not think it was a chore to sit down and play. Not only did he not dread his weekly classical lessons, he relished them. It wasn’t until he was about 11 and heard famed cornet player Nat Adderley play jazz music that Thompson was introduced to what he now knows is his life calling. “I wanted to figure out how to do that,” says the 17-year-old New Jersey native, who now …

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