Made in the Shade - jazz program for school cultural arts assemblies - Arts For Learning Massachusetts


Made in the Shade

Type: Performance, Workshop
Art Form: Music, Exploring Cultures, History, Math, Science
Grade Level: K - 12

Made in the Shade is an acoustic quartet that entertains audiences worldwide with the exuberant spirit of jazz. Its unique blend of New Orleans jazz, swing, ethnic and original music delights listeners and dancers of all ages. This acclaimed ensemble is comprised of bandleader Dan Fox on trombone, Mike Peipman on trumpet, Crick Diefendorf on banjo and John McLellan on drums. The ensemble was formed in 1990 when a group of music school graduates decided to play on the Boston Common in celebration of our nation’s birthday. Since then Made in the Shade has performed at numerous festivals, concerts, schools, radio and television shows and many other social functions throughout the United States and Europe. 

Programs Offered

Made in the Shade performs jazz for school cultural arts assemblies