Ozzy Osbourne gives $10,000 to children's percussion group

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Posted: May 09, 2015 4:10 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ozzy Osbourne has donated $10,000 to a Kentucky children's percussion group after watching a video of the students performing Osbourne's signature hit, "Crazy Train."

The Courier-Journal reports (http://cjky.it/1Eq6VU2 ) the rock star saw a YouTube video of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, a group comprised of more than 60 students, aged 7-14.

The group is a community nonprofit organization funded by donations, performance revenue and album sales. The students come from 48 schools in the Louisville area and practice after school.

Founder Diane Downs uses a modular approach, teaching each student a specific part of a song.

The group has performed with My Morning Jacket, Dave Samuels, Louie Bellson and Ruben Alvarez.

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Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com