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Township at Colony Park Jazz Festival held

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RIDGELAND, MS (WLBT) - Jazz lovers got an earful at the annual Township at Colony Park Jazz Festival in Ridgeland.

Nine musical groups took the stage Saturday including multi Grammy award winning musician Mose Allison.

Fusion Coffeeshop owner Tripp Douglas helped come up with the idea for the festival.

He says the local shops and restaurants benefit because people listening to the music are also checking out their businesses.

"Musicians get to come out and get exposure, it brings people out to our front lawn so to speak and all the great stores of the township get exposure and people get to find out about stores that they didn't realize were out here at the Township, Fusion Coffeehouse and all the rest so we're really excited to have everybody here in our front yard," Douglas said.

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