ECU Jazz Festival

It's music so good you'll be dancing in your seat. The jazz festival at ECU is bringing some big names in jazz to eastern Carolina. The Billy Taylor Jazz Festival kicks off Thursday evening at East Carolina University and promises to be a musical haven for jazz lovers. From big names in jazz like Sherrie Maricle and the Diva Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Marlena Shaw, to the award winning ECU jazz ensemble, the festival, named after Greenville native Billy Taylor, looks to hit a high note for all who attend. The festival will hold two free concerts open to the public Thursday evening.