July 21, 2008

Flint Jazz Festival

WEYI NBC25
The 27th Annual Flint Jazz Festival is happening at Riverbank Park in downtown Flint, Friday August 1 through Sunday August 3, 2008. Friday night’s concerts start at 5:30 pm with The Steelheads opening for Friday night’s headliner the Edmar Castaneda Trio.

Columbian harpist, bandleader and composer, Edmar Castaneda has a unique style of playing harp that combines Latin jazz with traditional Columbian music. Marshall Gilkes (trombone) and Dave Silliman (drums and percussion) form the rest of the trio.

Friday night is Joe Freyre night in honor the founding producer of the Flint Jazz Festival.

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