Atlanta Jazz Festival

May 26-27: Atlanta Jazz Festival 2018

May 20, 2018

Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK Programming comes from the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, presenting the 41st Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park, May 26 - 27.   WCLK will be on hand and we'll join you in welcoming two days of top-flight Jazz artists including:  Dianne Reeves, Jon Batiste with The Dap Kings, Teri Lyne Carrington and Social Science, Jazzmeia Horn, Tia Fuller Quartet, Anat Cohen Quartet and many more.

Support  for  Jazz 91.9 WCLK programming comes from the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, presenting the final concert in the Atlanta Jazz Festival's "Emerging Jazz Icons Series " featuring Pianist Christian Sands on Saturday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m. at the Woodruff Arts Center's Rich Theatre.  Sands will be performing everything from Afro-Cuban rhythms to Hip-Hop beats to dirty Blues.

The Atlanta Jazz Festival presents Jazzmeia Horn for one night only, Saturday, January 27 at Rich Auditorium at the Woodruff Arts Center at 8:00 p.m. This concert is part of the AJF's Emerging Jazz Icons Series.   Horn talked with Jamal Ahmad host of SOUL of Jazz about this performance and her music.  More information about this performance including tickets, is available by clicking here.

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Check out images of Grammy winning singer-songwriter, actress and record producer MACY GRAY from Saturday night’s Atlanta Jazz Festival. The raspy-voiced vocalist, whose rose to fame in the early 2000s, performed about a 90-minute set of her hits before a packed crowd of hundreds on the western lawn of historic Piedmont Park. The show was emceed by WCLK 91.9’s  “Morning Jazz” radio personality and author—Morris Baxter.

 

 

Don’t forget to check out the May 27 edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. In this week’s show, I got a chance to catch up with singer, actress and photographer, Brenda Nicole Moorer. She opens up about new album, Brand New Heart and about her performance Sunday afternoon at the Atlanta Jazz Festival. 

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