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Jazz in the Park with Nnenna Freelon & the Branford Marsalis Quartet Concert

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Join Good Eats and Meets for Jazz in the Park with Nnenna Freelon & the Branford Marsalis Quartet Concert Come enjoy a night of Jazz with Good Eats and Meets under the stars at Freedom Park with Nnenna Freelon and The Branford Marsalis Quartet. All proceeds from Donations, Tickets and Alcohol sales will go to Partners for Parks to build a Playground at Park Road Park in Memory of the victims of the Newtown, CT tragedy.

Location: Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC
7:00PM—Nnenna Freelon
8:30PM—The Branford Marsalis Quartet

Ticket Price: $5 per person - $20 for families of 4 or more

Chairs, picnic baskets and blankets are welcomed.

We will secure an area for the group. Look for the Good Eats and Meets lawnsign!

Performers at this event...

Nnenna Freelon (
Nnenna Chinyere Freelon is a world-renowned jazz vocalist; she has recorded extensively and been nominated for numerous Grammy Awards. While this doesn't necessarily set her apart from other more prolific female jazz singers, there is one aspect of her career that does: she didn't begin recording until she was in her late thirties....

Branford Marsalis (
The oldest of the four musical Marsalis brothers, Branford Marsalis has had an impressive career. After studying at Southern University and Berklee, Branford toured Europe with the Art Blakey big band in the summer of 1980 (playing baritone), played three months with Clark Terry, and then spent five months playing alto with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1981)....