Vail Jazz Workshop hosts 12 of the nation’s top teenage musicians

Vail Jazz Workshop hosts 12 of the nation’s top teenage musicians
Local News

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Luca Rodoni wasn’t one of those musical prodigies who sat down at his first piano lesson as a small boy and started playing a symphony.“When I was young, I hated it,” says the high school senior, one of 12 teenagers selected from a massive pool of applicants to partake in this week’s Vail Jazz Workshop. “I went to every lesson crying. I went home crying. That went on for years.”So the piano wasn’t his thing.The trumpet, on the other hand, was a different story. On his ninth birthday, Rodoni’s Swiss grandfather brought him a trumpet. When he had …

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