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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Red Cat Jazz Festival Celebrates 100 Years of American Jazz May 5th - 8th, 2016

Red Cat Jazz Festival Celebrates 100 Years of American Jazz May 5th - 8th, 2016

All-star Jazz line up promises an enchanting weekend of great music on Galveston Island

HOUSTON-GALVESTON, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of over 100 years of American Jazz, this Mother's Day weekend, the 6th Annual Red Cat Jazz Festival presented by MVP Vodka, will be a non-stop party at the luxurious Moody Gardens Resort on beautiful Galveston Island May 5-8, 2016. Featuring the all-star lineup of award winning contemporary Jazz performers ~ Marion Meadows, Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Special EFX with Chieli Minucci,Alex Bugnon, Joey Sommerville, Mike Phillips, Theresa Grayson, Eric Darius, Warren Hill, Michael Ward, Kyle Turner, Chris Mitchell, Jazz legend Ronnie Laws featuring Andre James, and introducing up-and-coming spotlight artist Jazmin Ghent and more names being added.

There are eight incredible ceremonial events wrapped around the four day festival including the VIP Poolside Party, Celebrity Golf Tournament, a Sunday Gospel Brunch, Mayor's Reception and more. Tickets available now at

Red Cat Jazz Festival is produced by The Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society, a non-profit serving to preserve the rich heritage of Jazz music, celebrating its past, pioneering its present and nurturing its future. "The festival does so much to raise awareness for the Jazz community while concurrently providing the best all-around fun for the festival's attendees," says Jan Pink, Executive Director of Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society. Pink goes on to say, "With over 10,000 attendees last year, our festival is growing larger every year and we love that we can celebrate with so many moms and families!"

The 6th Annual Red Cat Jazz Festival, presented by MVP Vodka, Mother's Day Weekend at Moody Gardens Galveston is sponsored by H-E-B, United Parcel Service, National Hotels Association, ACU of the Texas Credit Union and

For more information go to Follow us @ redcatjazzfestival #redcatjazzfest

MEDIA CONTACT: Suzan McDowell; Circle of One Marketing;; (305) 576-3790

Editor's Note: Bios and high resolution artist and event photos available upon request.

About the Red Cat Preservation Society
The Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society, a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation operating and governed by the laws of the State of Texas, started in 2009 to highlight the importance of maintaining musical heritage of Jazz. The Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society believes music, especially Jazz, is rooted in the arts and is fundamental to the cognitive, affective, physical and intellectual development of all children. Their largest fundraiser, the Red Cat Jazz Festival, recently voted number one Jazz festival destination for Mother's Day Weekend in a reader's poll, the Red Cat Jazz Festival is the largest Jazz festival in the Gulf Coast and a major tourist attraction for the City of Galveston, with 23 percent of its audience coming from out of state. All of the Jazz Educational Outreach Programs reach hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students each year throughout Houston and Galveston as well as the surrounding counties. The organization sponsors four main programs: Young Cats Summer Master Workshops, Red Cat For Pink, Red Cat Rising Stars, Jazz in the Air, and the Red Cat Jazz Festival in Galveston, TX

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