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ARTSJAM DETROIT!/ KEVIN COLLINS PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
artsJAM Detroit Percurssion Ensemble

The artsJAM Percussion Ensemble is made up of 20 young people from the Detroit metro area attending the VSA Michigan—artsJAM Gallery and Studio Program, which for youth with learning disabilities, emotional and cognitive disabilities, and autism, provides an opportunity to experience the arts while building life and vocational skills. Baba Kevin Collins, a percussionist and recording and teaching artist, has worked with VSA Michigan for more than 15 years, giving back to the youth of Michigan through music participation and creation. A nationally respected musician in genres ranging from African, Cuban, and Latin drumming to jazz, blues, and big band, Collins is also the proprietor of K.C. Productions.