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How Many Burgers & Brews Does it Take?

TONIGHT! Tuesday November 19th 5:30-8 p.m. @Bull City Burger and Brewery, Durham How many burgers and beers does it take to launch a jazz festival in downtown Durham? Meet your favorite jazz presenting nonprofit, Art of Cool, at your favorite burger joint — Bull City Burger and Brewery — in[…]

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Miguel Atwood Ferguson Ensemble

Art of Cool is proud to announce the Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble as another headliner for the Art of Cool Festival (April 25-26, 2014). On Saturday April 26, 2014 Miguel will direct an 11-piece orchestra in a tribute concert to honor North Carolina jazz and soul legends including Thelonious Monk, John[…]

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Maceo Parker to headline AOC Fest 2014!

We are happy to announce legendary jazz musician, Maceo Parker, as the headliner for our 2014 festival.  Maceo, a Kinston native, has a name synonymous with funky music and has played with many leaders of funk, including James Brown, George Clinton and Bootsy’s Rubber Band. His collaborations over the years[…]

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