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EVENT CATEGORY: Concerts & Live Music
New Series will feature three concerts in 2017 – 2018 with Charenée Wade, Jazzmeia Horn and Christian Sands
WHAT: The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Public Broadcasting Atlanta and The Woodruff Arts Center, is presenting the inaugural Emerging Jazz Icons series to promote up-and-coming jazz artists and continue to promote the art form that originated in the south. The Emerging Jazz Icons series will conclude on April 7, 2018 featuring Christian Sands. The concerts will take place at The Woodruff Arts Center's Rich Auditorium, and lead up to the 41st Atlanta Jazz Festival, scheduled for May 25 – 27, 2018.
WHO: Christian Sands debuted his Mack Avenue Records CD in early 2017. This young Steinway Artist and five-time Grammy nominee takes his place as a leader and an emerging jazz force. He brings a fresh look at the entire language of jazz.