Roswell Presbyterian Church will host the Atlanta Jazz Chorus from First Congregational Church to provide their popular harmonious sounds in celebration of the 19th Annual Roswell Roots Festival. The Atlanta Jazz Chorus (AJC) will perform during Roswell Presbyterian Church’s Jazz Vespers Event, under the direction of Dr. Dwight Andrews on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m.
The program will feature spiritually inspired jazz works from artists such as Duke Ellington, Jon Hendricks, and Bobby McFerrin. In addition to the AJC, the accompanying band will include accomplished artists such as Tyrone Jackson on piano, Billy Thornton on bass, Larry Wilson on drums, Ralph Miles Jones and Will Scruggs on sax, Don McIntosh on trumpet, and Dr. Andrews on reeds.
Roswell Presbyterian Church is located at 755 Mimosa Blvd. Roswell, GA 30075. This event is free and tickets are not required, but registration is encouraged.
For more information and free tickets, please visit roswellgov.com/JazzVespers
Roswell Roots, sponsored by the City of Roswell, Georgia, is one of the largest black history celebrations in North America. The month-long festival has continued to be a community and regional success for over 20 years. It is a celebration comprised of diverse aspects of art, literature, music, film, culinary arts and history.
More information about Roswell Roots at RoswellRoots.com