TEACHER, LEAVE THEM KIDS ALONE TO JAM

The original Pink Floyd video for ‘Another Brick in the Wall.’

At the institution of higher-decibel education known as the School of Rock, there’s a tradition in which students at new outlets in the nationwide chain make their stage debuts by performing the entirety of a single LP, Pink Floyd‘s ‘The Wall.’

And they get to that point not solely by hours of diligent, lonesome practice, but also via hours of jamming together and learning from one another.

This weekend, the Klieg lights will cut the faux fog at two local bar/restaurants for students of the Red Bank branch of the school, which opened on Monmouth Street last July and is still considered a newborn, says general manager Janet Wheeler.

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ROCK SCHOOL DOES A RED BANK ENCORE

school-of-rockWorkers took down the Summit Music signs and  prepped the Monmouth Street building for School of Rock signage last month. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

After a brief pause, 52 Monmouth Street is plugged back in. rcsm2_0105081

From mom-and-pop op to corporate giant, the space is once again open to young shredders, ivory ticklers and timekeepers in the Red Bank area.

School of Rock, the national titan of the music lesson and performance industry, reopened its doors on a once-thriving block of music education late last month.

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