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OK….back to the reason for the blog….
is saturated with festivals…fall festivals
, brunch festivals, jazz festivals
, taco festivals
, music festivals, chicken wing festivals
….I think I should come up with a “festival festival”! I’m not complaining because all these festivals and events make it very easy to find something to do on the weekend! Sometimes on the weekend, I jump in my car and just ride around Atlanta
and the surrounding cities to see what is going on….usually if you drive to the downtown areas you will find something going on. About a year ago, I was riding in downtown Norcross
, and I stumbled upon a jazz event called Jazz In The Alley
. I hadn’t heard much about it but it seemed to be really nice event so I parked my car and went to check it out.
The event was really nice because it was located behind the restaurant area of downtown Norcross restaurants
and you could listen to live jazz
music while you dined. There were some people eating the restaurant patios and others were sitting in lawn chairs enjoying the music.
Whenever there is music I’m there! Especially live music, so of course, I stopped to check it out noticing that the local jazz station, WCLK
, also was involved.
Well….after the event was over, I really didn’t get a chance to go back to check it out but I was always thinking….”that was really nice”. And then, this year I was online and noticed a flyer with Tony Hightower
on it. If you don’t know, Tony Hightower
, has been a guest on my show, When We Speak
When I saw the flyer, I immediately noticed that it was in Norcross, GA
, and called Jazz In the Alley
…..then it hit me! That’s the same event that you stumbled upon a year ago! So of course I made it my business to go and see Tony Hightower
perform, and I’m glad I did because in the process I got a chance to meet Ziggy, the Event Director and visionary behind Jazz In The Alley
In fact, I admired her passion, work ethic, and over all spirit, that I wanted to share her with you!!!!!
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