Johnny O’neal and Robert Glasper promise to ‘jam’ during Atlanta Jazz Festival

Written by | Ray Cornelius

As if the 2012 Atlanta Jazz Festival could not get any hotter. Music lovers will have two unique opportunities to get “up close and personal” with jazz pianists Johnny O’neal and Robert Glasper during two live jam sessions.

Check this out!

Johnny O’Neal along with vocalist Jennifer Freeman will get things started with a “Kick-Off Cabaret” on Friday, May 25 at 7pm in the Mercer Ballroom of the Loews Atlanta Hotel. Doors open at 7pm with performances beginning at 8pm.

Here is a sneak peek of what fans can expect from O’Neal tickling the keys…

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Join Funk Jazz Kafe creator Jason Orr as he hosts the AJF Late Night Jazz Jam with Friends on Sunday, May 27 at 10pm in the Ellington Ballroom of the Loews Atlanta Hotel. This jam session will feature the talents of famed drummer Lil John Roberts, AJF main stage performer Robert Glasper and a few other musical surprises. This is definitely one event you don’t want to miss. You just never know who may drop in and perform!

Check out Glasper’s performance on The David Letterman show featuring Bilal and Lupe Fiasco

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Ray Cornelius is an entertainment news blogger and media personality. He is also the host of Jazz 91.9 WCLK's arts and entertainment show "UPFRONT." He lives in Atlanta.

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