HARMAN and Little Kids Rock Launch "Jam Zone" Online Music Hub with Lessons and Resources for Music Makers of All Ages

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

For the first time, Little
Kids Rock
, the nation’s leading nonprofit provider of popular music
instruction, is offering video lessons, song charts, practice guides and
other resources online for free to inspire fans of all ages to make
music. Together with its partner, HARMAN
International Industries, Incorporated
, Little
Kids Rock
is launching Jam Zone powered by HARMAN, an online
destination devoted to making learning how to play music fun and easy.

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Research shows that making music positively impacts learning development
and brain function and more so than simply listening to music.1
However, 1.3M elementary students in U.S. public schools do not receive
music lessons, and only 17 percent of U.S. public schools require music
courses as part of their curriculum.2

Jam Zone makes it easy and less intimidating to learn to play an
instrument so music fans of all ages can reap the benefits of rocking
out. The mobile-friendly design makes finding song charts, lessons for
specific instruments or tips on how to write and produce a song simple
and accessible so children, parents, students, teachers and fans
everywhere can make music anywhere. More than 200 video lessons and
jam-alongs with guided step-by-step instructions are available. Users
can make music using technology and a wide array of instruments
including guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, ukulele, vocals and more.

“The world of music does not stand still and nor can the world of music
education,” says David Wish, founder and CEO of Little Kids Rock. “Over
the past 50 years, technology has radically changed every element of
music making. The way music is being learned, created, distributed,
consumed and shared is changing at lightning speed. We are …

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