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2nd Annual Oak Cliff Jazz Fest
 
2nd Annual Oak Cliff Jazz Fest
Dallas, Texas, USA
Mid September
Description
The 2nd Annual Oak Cliff Jazz Fest/Arts & Crafts Fair Sept. 20, 11am to 10pm is presented by The Labyrinth Walk Coffee House (LWCH)on the beautiful 5 acre campus at3839 W. Kiest Blvd, Dallas. The Fest boasts 10 musical acts and a Juried Arts & Crafts Fair, open from 11am to at least 6pm, limited to vendors selling their own art and/or handmade crafts, crafts made of recycled materials, and a limited number of ethnic arts & craft items made in the USA or purchased via Fair Trade (not Free Trade).
Performers
NAUGHTY PROFESSOR: This 2013 Big Easy Awards “Best Emerging Artist” Nominee sprung from the musically fertile ground of New Orleans. TRUMPETS FOR KIDS: Kids from the program will be featured performers in this year’s musical lineup. Through this program, students are able to apply for a trumpet they might otherwise not be able to afford. MISS MARCY & HER SUGAR DADDY’S: Her musical passion resides with Blues and traditional Jazz with a style derived from early 20th century Divas including Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Big Mama Thorton, etc. FREDDIE JONES: Freddie played the National Anthem at the opening of the Dallas Cowboys home games last year and is contracted to play again this year. Freddie is the founder of the non-profit “Trumpets for Kids” being promoted at this year’s Fest. EASTFIELD FACULTY JAZZ COMBO: Dr. Oscar Passley of the Faculty Jazz Combo is a trumpet artist, an educator and a clinician who is equally proficient in both classical and jazz genres TUTU JONES: You could call him the living personification of the sound of South Dallas, where Blues and Soul meet and are stronger for it. LADY DIAMOND: A multi-talented woman is appearing at the House of Blues on Tuesday evenings and is a regular at the Labyrinth Walk Coffee House’s 2nd Sunday Jazz Jams. LARRY LAMPKIN: He’s an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, born and still residing in Fort Worth Texas. CAROLYN LEE JONES: Carolyn Lee Joness influences and choices of genre are as broad as her vocal styling is rich. FINGERPRINTS: Known as “one of the best kept music secrets in the South,” standing room-only crowds have been lining up to hear the perfect blend of Jazz and R&B delivered by this Dallas based sextet at venues and festivals throughout the South and Southwest.
Venue
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff
Times
11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Admission & Parking
$15 (adult), $10 children 11-18 in advance $20/$15 at the door
Website
http://www.oakcliffjazzfest.org
Infophone
972--291-2710
Email
grumpdopey@gmail.com
 

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