Inaugural Baltimore Jazz Fest Announced


BALTIMORE, MD (CelebrityAccess) — The Baltimore Jazz Alliance have announced their plans for Charm City's first annual Baltimore Jazz Fest.

Presented by the Baltimore Jazz Alliance and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks will take place on October 1st in Druid Hill Park, with a lineup that features the hard touring Hot Club of Baltimore, The Greg Hatza Organization, Rumba Club, Clarence Ward III and Art Sherrod, Jr.

Musician and educator Charles Funn will direct young musicians in the Dunbar Jazz Ensemble and lead the festival's closing performance of "Baltimore Legends." Funn is the 2015 recipient of a Jazz Hero Award from the Jazz Journalists Association for his work as a community leader.

The event also features educational offerings such as a "petting zoo," where children can play various instruments, as well as food and other vendors.

For more information, check them out online at baltimorejazz.com.