May 9, 2015 5:34 pm
Updated: May 10, 2015 7:39 am

Ozzy Osbourne gives $10k to kids’ group that covered ‘Crazy Train’


ABOVE: Watch the Louisville Leopard Percussionists play Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train.”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ozzy Osbourne has donated $10,000 to a Kentucky children’s percussion group after watching a video of the students performing his signature hit, “Crazy Train.”

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The Courier-Journal reports the rock star saw a YouTube video of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, a group comprised of more than 60 students, aged 7-14.

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The group is a community non-profit 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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