Mo' Than Jazz MiniFest
By Andrea R. Williams © 2009

On Saturday, August 29, 2009, Florida Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. will be holding its first Mo' Than Jazz MiniFest: A Gospel Jazz Arts Festival. The event will be taking place at 7th & S Street, NW behind the Shaw-Howard U Metro. Having celebrated the unique genre of Gospel Jazz, the church's upcoming festival will feature live local musicians, vendors, information booths, and poetry. In addition, there will be a Children's Workshop for kids ages 8-14. The workshop will expose kids to Jazz music, how to play instruments and the history of Jazz. Each child will receive a free back-to-school backpack. Attendees will be treated to poetry and food. Jazz Gospel Central's own Terrence Richburg will be featured with his group Terrence Richburg & The Experience. For more information, call (202) 667-3409.