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Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Presents Jazz 101

ATLANTA—
The 45th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is held Memorial Day weekend at Piedmont Park – from Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30, 2022. In addition to five show-stopping performances each day on the Meadow Stage, the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs presents Jazz 101.

Jazz 101 is an opportunity for residents and visitors to experience, up close and personal, conversations with the performing artists. Eddie Palmieri with Ojeda Penn, Kenny Barron with Davis Sanchez, Makaya McCraven with Lil John Roberts and Tia Fuller are scheduled for Sunday, May 29th and Monday, May 30th at Park Tavern.

Additionally, young patrons will have the opportunity to learn about African percussion from Russell Gunn and engage with KUUMBA storytellers in the Kid's Zone. Storytellers will read two books from the Mayor's Summer Reading Program.

Find the schedule and registration links for the Jazz 101, African Drum Workshops and Kid's Zone Storytelling below.

Jazz 101

Sunday, May 29, 2022

1:00 p.m. Tia Fuller https://www.freshtix.com/events/jazz-101-tia-fuller

3:00 p.m. Eddie Palmieri https://www.freshtix.com/events/jazz-101-eddie-palmieri

Monday, May 30, 2022

1:00 p.m. Makaya McCraven in conversation with Lil John Roberts https://www.freshtix.com/events/makaya-mccraven

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3:00 p.m. Kenny Barron in conversation with Ojeda Penn  https://www.freshtix.com/events/jazz-101-kenny-barron

African Drum Workshops featuring Russell Gunn

Saturday, May 28, 2022

4:30 p.m. https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop-sat-430pm

6:00 p.m. https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop-sat-6pm

Sunday, May 29, 2022

4:30 pm: https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop-sun-430pm

6:00 p.m. https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop--sun-6pm

Monday, May 30, 2022

4:30 p.m. https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop-mon-430pm

6:00 p.m. https://www.freshtix.com/events/drum-workshop-mon-6pm

Kid's Zone Storytelling

Saturday, May 28, 2022

1:00 p.m. Sistah Butterfly & Queen Storyteller  https://www.freshtix.com/events/storyteller-sat-1pm

2:30 p.m. Miss Luv Drop https://www.freshtix.com/events/storytelling-sat-230

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Sunday, May 29, 2022

1:00 p.m. Sistah Butterfly & Queen Storyteller https://www.freshtix.com/events/storyteller-sun-1pm

2:30 p.m. Miss Luv Drop https://www.freshtix.com/events/storytelling-sun-230

Monday, May 30, 2022

1:00 p.m. Sistah Butterfly & Queen Storyteller https://www.freshtix.com/events/storyteller-mon-1pm

2:30 p.m. Miss Luv Drop https://www.freshtix.com/events/storytelling-mon-230

For more information on the 45th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival, visit the official website, https://atljazzfest.com/.

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