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Check out photos from Day One of the Atlanta Jazz Festival.  The free music extravaganza is one of the country’s most recognized festivals and featured amazing performances by Grammy-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves along with Yoko Miwa Trio, Tia Fuller Quartet and the Ingrid Jensen Collective.

 

Rising jazz icon Jazzmeia Horn graced the Contemporary Jazz Stage along with Thumbscrew, Anat Cohen Quartet and the incomparable Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science.

Jazz Tones Insights: Lao Tizer

May 26, 2018

Keyboardist Lao Tizer was a child prodigy and is a native of Boulder Colorado. Lao’s career spans a quarter of century and nine albums. His  latest release is Songs from the Swinghouse (Yse Records) which was recorded in three days and documented by award-winning Film Director Andy LaViolette. The Lao Tizer Quartet Featuring Eric Marienthal will be appearing at The Atlanta Jazz Festival 2018 and performing Sunday May 27 at 1pm on the Legends Stage.

TV One has announced that it’s new docu-series We’re the Campbells is set to debut on June 19 at 8 p.m. EST.

The nine-episode program will give viewers an intimate glimpse into the lives of Gospel entertainment power couple Warryn and Erica Campbell, as they tackle the everyday struggles that come with balancing family and work, nurturing their marriage, building their individual careers, and fostering their faith; all while raising their three children Warryn, Zaya and teenager Krista.

The Local Take speaks with "Chef Extraordinaire" Rick Joyner with the Family Food Fest Atlanta about this year's Father's Day event taking place on Sunday, June 17th from 3pm - 6pm at the Georgia Freight Depot. For the last few years, families join together in celebration of Dads at this event.  There's entertainment, a drumline, kid's zone, and great food.  Unlike other food celebrations this festival provides Dad with a meal, not just a sample. 

Jazz Tones Insights: Morgan Guerin

May 25, 2018

Morgan Guerin was a child prodigy and was given his first pair of drum sticks at six months. He grew up within a musical family and was influenced by his father saxophonist Roland Guerin and his mother Brianna Williams, an entertainment attorney. Morgan is currently studying at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City. He was also a member of the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra directed by Gordon Vernick. Morgan has two self-releases, The Saga and The Saga II.

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