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Mark Hart

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    Mark Hart is executive and artistic director of the Community Arts Program, a Knight Arts Challenge South Florida winner to create the Miami Jazz Institute. Since its inception in the early 20th century, jazz has been a reflection of American culture and is widely considered the truly original American art form. Yet many graduate from high school with little knowledge of the historical importance and practical applications of jazz. The Community Arts Program (CAP), with its Miami Jazz Institute, stimulates children—of all ages, areas and schools—through the richness of jazz.