Roger Daltrey

School of Rock students make old tunes new

School of Rock students make old tunes new

The band members met for the first time just two hours ago, but they're already hard at work on a rock classic, and to be honest, it's not sounding half-bad.

A rhythm guitarist pounds out G and F chords. A bass player settles on a solid beat. A singer steps up to the mike.

"The things they do look awful c-cold," he croons, sounding every inch a latter-day Roger Daltrey, longtime frontman of The Who. "Hope I die before I get old."

But something's amiss with the keyboard player. He squirms in his seat. His hand shoots into the air.

"I have to go to the bathroom," 10-year-old Jake Schwarzmann announces, and his teachers stop the music...