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Hartsfield-Jackson’s Jazz in the Atrium returns tonight
13 May ,2013

News Release
May 13, 2013


Contact: DeAllous Smith
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Hartsfield-Jackson’s Jazz in the Atrium returns tonight

ATLANTA – The 12th annual Jazz in the Atrium music series returns to the domestic terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tonight. The two-week program features performances by mostly local artists from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. each weekday through May 24.

“Travelers can expect more unforgettable performances during this popular music series,” said Katherine Dirga, Airport Art Program manager. “We’re encouraging all passengers and employees to take a moment this evening and enjoy the relaxing sounds of jazz.”

Jazz in the Atrium is presented in conjunction with the 36th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival (May 25 -27), which is organized by the City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Hartsfield-Jackson’s music series provides a sampling of the sounds that music lovers will experience at venues throughout the city during the festival.

The 2013 Jazz in the Atrium dates and performers:

May 13: Orquesta Nova Sound

May 14: Moonlight Jazz Trio

May 14: Moonlight Jazz Trio

May 15: Tony Waters

May 16: Marlon Patton Trio

May 17: The Sparrow Trio

May 20: CC Booker

May 21: Trey Wright Trio

May 22: Gary Harris

May 23: Charles Marshall, The Jazz Ambassador

May 24: Life Force

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