TAZIKI'S TWILIGHT JAZZ
presented by Michelob ULTRA
produced by JazzAthensGA (JAGA)
Friday, April 21
We are very proud to welcome attendees of our Friday night jazz by presenting Wycliffe Gordon! This iconic performer was named “Trombonist of the Year” - for the 15th time - in 2022 by the Jazz Journalists Association.
A veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet, Gordon has worked with David Sanborn, Paul Simon, Natalie Merchant, Rene Marie, Dianne Reeves, Anat Cohen, Ricky Skaggs, Arturo Sandoval, Doc Severinsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Tommy Flanagan, Shirley Horn, Joe Henderson, Eric Reed, Randy Sandke, and Branford Marsalis - to name a few!
Big Band Athens p/b WUGA-FM 6:00pm-6:45pm
Saturday Music - Live Wire Stage, Cafe & Beer Garden Performances
11:45am - 1:00pm
electro-acoustic improvisational ensemble | a sound collage of jazz, world and popular influences
1:15pm - 2:15pm
ATHENS SWING CENTRAL
swing dance performers
2:30pm - 4:00pm
five veteran athens musicians playing all-acoustic original greengrass; americana; irish modern/trad; and celtic rock