Cuban high school jazz band makes U.S. debut (via CBS News)

A group of high school music students from Cuba made history this week when they performed in New York City.

It was a musical event that was years in the making and they made the most of every note.

If heaven were a jam session this would be it.

And when its led by Wynton Marsalis, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime — especially for high school musicians from Cuba.

They are students from Cuba’s National Art School, taking part in a week-long musical cultural exchange program.

They are the island’s best young talent hand-picked for an experience they’ll never forget — the chance to make their American debut in New York City at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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