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Don’t stop the music! Jazz in the Atrium series returns
By DeAllous Smith

What a wonderful world! Travelers, get ready to experience an entertaining two weeks at the world’s busiest airport as the ninth annual Jazz in the Atrium music series returns with a toe-tapping lineup.

The music series features free performances by renowned, mostly local artists. Musicians will perform in the Atrium from 5 to 7 p.m. each weeknight May 17-28.

“Jazz in the Atrium is almost here,” said Katherine Marbury, Airport Art Program manager. “We look forward to bringing talented Atlanta musicians to our passengers during this time of year.”

The event is presented in conjunction with the 33rd annual Atlanta Jazz Festival, which is organized by the City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The Jazz in the Atrium music series provides a sampling of the sounds that music lovers will experience at venues throughout the city during the festival.

“Our jazz series mirrors the vibrancy and sophistication found throughout the city,” Marbury said. “It has become a must-see event for our Memorial Day travelers.”

The dates and performers are listed below:

May 17 Tony Waters
May 18 Charles Marshall
May 19 After Hours Quintet
May 20 Darren Winters
May 21 Gary Harris

May 24 Trey Wright
May 25 Takana Miyamoto
May 26 Mike Blackburn
May 27 Joe Jennings
May 28 Eldridge Simms Jazz Quintet

The Eldridge Simms Jazz Quintet entertains travelers during Hartsfield-Jackson’s 2009 Jazz in the Atrium music series.


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