About: Melina Paris
- Melina Paris is a freelance food and culture writer in the Long Beach and L.A. areas. Activist in issues related to food such as labeling GMO foods. Always work to promote and share methods of maintaining good health for body,mind and spirit. Member of Long Beach Time Exchange.
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Articles Written by Melina Paris:
Al Williams and Author Melina Paris Al Williams and the Long Beach Jazz scene are synonymous. Yet, that is an understatement. Mr. Williams has been performing his talents for scores of fans for over 30 years and has brought a rich history of artistry to Long Beach through both the Long Beach Jazz Festival and his two jazz clubs; The Jazz Safari and Birdland West respectively.
The Long Beach Jazz Festival filled Rainbow Harbor with music. The annual Long Beach Jazz Festival always delivers as a brief holiday, a respite, one last mini vacation with extended family before the end of summer. This year the tradition continued and all the elements came together; an exquisite summer day by Rainbow Lagoon followed by the full moon’s magnetic glow that evening blending with the live music’s energy.