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May 11-12:Rivablue and Paula Gwynn Grant to host The Atlanta Jazz Fest's 'Neighborhood Jazz Series'

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Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK this weekend for The Atlanta Jazz Festival's Neighborhood Jazz Series.  The free outdoor concerts will take place at various "family friendly" parks and features some of city's biggest and brightest jazz vocalists and instrumentalists. There will also be appearances from Atlanta council members and other public servants. 

The series kicks off on Saturday May 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Washington Park near the historic AUC Center and includes performances by UK's Queen of Jazz/Soul Julie Dexter and Groove Centric. Midday Jazz personality Rivablue will serve as the evening's host. 

The music continues on Sunday, May 12 (Mother's Day) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grant Park with a performances from Jacob Deaton Trio and Mabu's Ark Band. Jazz It Up's Paula Gwynn Grant will serve as the evening's host. 

Check out Julie Dexter and the hc3 performing the classic "Afro Blue" below:

CLICK HERE for more information about The Atlanta Jazz Festival

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.