FOR CNN HERO OF THE YEAR!
The Roots of Music is an after school marching band program started by Derrick Tabb, snare drummer for the Rebirth Brass Band. The program is incredible and is keeping children off the streets and is literally saving their lives.
Galactic drummer Stanton Moore was just asked to sit on the The Roots of Music Board of Directors.
Derrick is up for CNN Hero of the Year. Voting continues through Thursday, Nov 19th. You can vote as many times as you like.
- Over 400 kids on a waiting list to enroll
- 85% of the students went up a letter grade in at least two classes last school year
- 95% attendance rate
- Graduates keep coming back