Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Posted By on Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:18 PM

From CL music contributor Jon Ross' new blog, Jazzlanta:

The AJC reported today on Mayor Shirley Franklin's decision to cut another 222 city jobs and a slew of recreation centers, but the reporter left out a small tidbit of large import to the local jazz community. It looks like the Atlanta Jazz Festival is no more.

Apparently a projected "$50-60 million shortfall for the fiscal 2009 year" is to blame.

Read the full post, "The death of the Atlanta Jazz Festival."

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