Town of Duck announces Jazz Festival Headliner

Joyce Cooling, a San Francisco-based Jazz guitarist and vocalist, will headline the fourth-annual Duck Jazz Festival on Sunday, October 10th, 2010 in Duck, NC.

Best-known for her eclectic style and colorful body-moving sound, Cooling is funky, soulful, and always original, and is recognized as one of the most dynamic and popular contemporary jazz guitarists in the world.

Cooling has recorded seven albums – five of which charted on the Billboard music charts. She has to her credit two number one radio singles, six top 10, and 13 charting singles in all, and has garnered multiple music awards including the “Gibson Best Jazz Guitarist of the Year” and “Best New Talent” in the Jazziz Reader’s Poll. She was a nominee for the California Music Awards, the Oasis Awards, and the Gavin Contemporary Jazz Artist of the Year.

The Festival will be held at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, from 11:00 a.m. to dusk. The event is free to the public, and has attracted nearly 5,000 visitors in years past.

Other acts performing in the Festival will be announced soon.

For more information, visit or call (252) 255-1286.