Angry Crab Snack & BBQ, Senor Sushi,and Stratus Event Center teamed up with Nextstudent Academy of the arts ( ) to help share the power of Jazz, Blues, & electronic music with children and foster music education in Arizona and Puerto Peñasco Mexico.
We are on a mission to raise through collecting and buying more than 500 instruments from January 23 thru Sept.1. These instruments will be cleaned up and repaired, then distributed to NextStudent Academy to be distributed to it’s out reach programs schools around the state and in Puerto Peñasco to support the next generation of young musicians.
Visit to learn about ways to get involved. Watch this video to learn more about NextStudent Academy.

We plan to raise over 1,900 instruments in the next 24 months that will go to more than 20 Arizona and Puerto Peñasco Mexico schools and music programs. Dr. William Doc Jones and Lalo Gonzalez to promote and strengthen music education and appreciation started this project, the mission continues with the new non-profit organization International Jazz day AZ Foundation