In the festival’s 40th anniversary year, both Ménard and Simard are retiring from active roles in rallying the party. Qwest TV spoke with Ménard about the festival’s history, his role as artistic director and what his highlights were.
The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to connect with a diverse audience of Jazz aficionados, young Jazz enthusiasts and aspiring musicians. From May 25, to May 26, Piedmont Park will play host to a rich variety of jazz artists, including both leading lights and bright prospects. Best of all, it's FREE!