Little Black Pearl launches Pearl Fest Jazz Festival at Oakwood Beach

CHICAGO (WLS) -- For more than 20 years Little Black Pearl has inspired thousands of young people through the arts and education. LBT is celebrating by launching the Pearl Fest Jazz Festival.

Monica Haslip is founder and executive director of Little Black Pearl. Terri Lyne Carrington and Dianne Reeves are Grammy award-winning jazz musicians who are a big part of LBT and the festival. They joined us in the studio with more.

Pearl Fest

11a.m.-9 p.m., Aug. 22
Oakwood/39th Street Beach, Chicago
Free admission, $20 preferred lawn seating
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