J.A.M.P. is a Musical, instrumental, initiative year-round hub designed for the youth to discover their musical ability to “Staying on the Good Foot.” Founder Deanna Brown-Thomas, daughter of the Late “Godfather of Soul” collaborated with various educational consultants and music educators across the country to form this awesome melodic, educational academy. Headquartered in Augusta, Georgia— the stomping grounds to the Late James Brown, the hardest-working man in the business— J.A.M.P! is a non-profit musical village that operates solely on small grants, donations and tuition. J.A.M.P!’s intentions are to motivate, educate and inspire children through the universal language of music and enrich their hidden musical abilities.
What: JAMP Summer Session
When: June 5-July 14 Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm
Where: Augusta Museum of History
560 Reynolds St. Augusta, GA 30901
Why: To educate and help motivate youth in music education. Fun learning a musical instrument, read musical notes, workshops from artists and musicians and learn the history of Mr. James Brown.
How much: Click "Jamp Downloads" look for Tuition and Fees, Application and Handbook.
Scholarships are available. Recipients will be based on financial need and availability of scholarship funds.
Deanna Brown Thomas, the daughter of the legendary James Brown, is bringing the James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils, also known as the J.A.M.P. Masters to the 2015 Tom Joyner Family Reunion!
She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what to expect from the group and how they’re keeping her father’s legacy alive.