Latin Music at Atlanta Jazz Festival

Atlanta, USA – Some of the Latin jazz artists scheduled to appear (with performance times) at this year’s FREE Weekend Concert Series from May 26-28 on the main stage in Piedmont Park include:

Chucho Valdés  (Monday, May 28 in Piedmont Park at 6:15 p.m.)

Afro-Rican Ensemble (Monday, May 28 in Piedmont Park at 4:30 p.m.)

Arturo Sandoval  (Sunday, May 27 in Piedmont Park at 7:30 p.m.)

Poncho Sánchez  (Sunday, May 27 in Piedmont Park at 6:15 p.m.)

Sheila E  (Saturday, May 26 in Piedmont Park at 8:30 p.m.)

Charles Flores Quartet – -(Sunday, May 27 in Piedmont Park at 5:30 p.m.)

Other notable Latin jazz performances at this year’s festival will include Tropicus 22 in Centennial Olympic Park on Wednesday, May 23rd at 5:30 p.m. and Miguel Romero at The Park Tavern on Saturday, May 26th at 11:00 p.m

To find out more about the -Atlanta Jazz Festival, for a complete listing of artists, performance schedules and other concerts and activities, check out the new interactive web site: www.atlantafestivals.com or call the festival hotline at 404-817-6851.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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