The Houston Jazz Festival, a two-day affair, featured an insane lineup of national and local jazz talent headlined by Houston’s own legendary flutist Hubert Laws and featuring the phenomenal Houston Jazz Collective (Shelley Carrol, Bobby Sparks, Andre Hayward & Mark Simmons).  Many other artists, including Kim Prevost, Doc Loc & the Swangers and the Summer Jazz Workshop HSPVA Combo mesmerized audiences at the Miller Outdoor Theater and Axelrad. To add even more flavor, the works of acclaimed Houston visual artist Jesse Lott were featured onstage and enjoyed by attendees who included Tierney Malone (Jazz Church of Houston), Sinbad (KPFT), Chef Tim (KTSU), Victor & Piere Mitchell, Darryl Richards, John Harvey, Greg Sandoval, Beverly & Lawrence Johnson, Vanessa & Maurice Techeira, Zinetta Burney, Judge Sharon Burney, Cora Ledet, Jackie Washington and many, many more.