Atlanta Jazz Festival 2017: CL's Top 10 picks

Here's a rundown of acts we're excited about at this year's fest

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The lineup for this year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival, taking place May 26-28 at Piedmont Park, has been released, and its boasting a ton of must-hear artists — from international notables to a huge crop of local folks. Here’s a quick rundown of 10 acts that we’re looking forward to seeing in action. First, the hometown heroes:Brenda Nicole MoorerCleveland P. JonesJulie Dexter  and Jacob Deaton Duo featuring Rasheeda AliMausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective , featuring Giwayen MataRussell Gunn and African Drums meets Kebbi Williams’ Wolf PackAnd some choice non-ATL heavy hitters:Freddy ColeMacy GrayMoonchildNik WestRobert Glasper ExperimentFor the full lineup and other info, visit the Atlanta Jazz Festival's website.