The East Price Hill Improvement Association (EPHIA) will kick off their annual jazz series at Mt. Echo Park this Saturday, September 4. The live jazz series is being supported by Cincinnati Parks and the nearby Primavista restaurant.

The first free jazz concert will take place from 3pm to 6pm this Saturday, and include performances by the Wade Baker Jazz Collaboration and the Young Jazz Messengers. Events organizers say that Wade Baker is a native of Indiana and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s prestigious College Conservatory of Music. The Young Jazz Messengers, on the other hand, is an ensemble of musicians from Cincinnati’s School for Creative & Performing Arts.

“This event celebrates the diverse community of East Price Hill through America’s finest original art form – Jazz,” said event organizer Ray Busche.  He went on to say that Cafe de Wheels will be on-site serving food during the event, but picnic baskets and coolers are also welcome for those looking to bring their own treats.

The annual jazz series presented by EPHIA is free and open to the public. Free automobile and bicycle parking is available at Mt. Echo Park (map), and the event can be accessed by Metro bus service (plan your trip).