Founding member of Texas Jazz Festival passes away

Eddie Olivares Sr., one of the founders of the Texas Jazz Festival, passed away Wednesday morning.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Eddie Olivares Sr., one of the founders of the Texas Jazz Festival, passed away Wednesday morning. He was 86.
 
Olivares Sr., was a very well-known trumpet player in Corpus Christi and performed regularly at the Galvan Ballroom. He also served as the band director at Moody High School for several years.

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