Cape May jazz festEnjoy three days of jazz at the greatly...


April 10, 1997|By Karin Remesch

Cape May jazz fest

Enjoy three days of jazz at the greatly expanded Cape May Jazz Festival tomorrow through Sunday in Cape May, N.J. Sixteen performance events are scheduled for the weekend, showcasing six headline acts -- sax player Houston Person with vocalist Etta Jones; singer-songwriter Oscar Brown Jr.; trombonist Slide Hampton with saxophonist Denis DiBlasio; the Paquita d'Rivera Latin Jazz Quintet; and organist Joey DeFrancesco with vocalist Barbara Walker. Jeanie Bryson, a top headliner in previous festivals, will join the Coleman Mellett Trio for a Saturday night performance.

Shuttle buses on a continuous loop tomorrow and Saturday evening will allow festival-goers to move among the Cape May beachfront's night spots that are venues for the event: five on

'Marching Through Time'

Experience 10 centuries of living history this weekend at the fifth annual "Marching Through Time" on the grounds of the Marietta Mansion in Glenn Dale. More than 350 military and civilian re-enactors, representing Romans, Vikings, knights, musketeers, minutemen and American Civil War soldiers, will depict camp life and perform weaponry, drill and tactical demonstrations.

There will also be children's activities, period sutlers (vendors), and food.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The mansion is at 5626 Bell Station Road. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for ages 5 to 18. Free shuttle parking is provided from the Glenn Dale Community Center. Call 301-464-5291.

Pub Date: 4/10/97

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