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    Announcing the “Hop, Skip and a Jump” contest, with Emmy-Nominated Artist Shaun Canon

    Your school jazz band could be featured on Shaun Canon’s next album!  All you need to do is make a video of your band playing Hop, Skip and a Jump by Shaun Canon and submit it to YouTube with the tag “hopskipjumpcontest.”  Don’t worry about making it professional quality;  you can record in whatever manner works best for you.  The winner of the contest will get the opportunity to play on a track from Shaun’s upcoming album!

    Click here to learn more

    Shaun’s panel of judges includes Jason Scheff, lead singer of Chicago!  Shaun and Jason will visit the winning school to congratulate them in person.

    More about Shaun Canon:

    Shaun is a soulful singer, hard-hitting pianoman, cinematically innovative songwriter, and fierce supporter of music education.  His We Are Music tour has raised over $150,000 for school music programs across the nation.  More information on Shaun’s efforts to keep music in schools can be found at



    Brendan Lyons
    Brendan started at Pepper in 2012 and currently works in the Marketing department as a copywriter. A graduate of Villanova University, Brendan has been a musician for over twenty years. He is also an author, using his talents at Pepper to bring the knowledge of our experienced staff to our customers.

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