Instrument Petting Zoo

Instrument petting zoo at Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival; photo by Mike Ritter

Sponsored by Capital One Cafés, one of the most popular features of the Beantown Jazz Festival—the instrument petting zoo—will return this year. Whether you’re 2 or 92, “the zoo” enables you to explore a variety of instruments in a hands-on way as Berklee faculty and students demonstrate how to hold, play, and experience them.

While exploring instruments’ feel and sound, attendees need only look to the Beantown Jazz Festival stages to see the magic these same instruments are capable of in the hands of professional artists and musicians. Put the two together and the next great artists may just be born at Beantown.

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2017 Sponsors

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