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Produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events | Programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago
The Chicago Jazz Festival showcases the greatest jazz artists from Chicago and around the world across the city during new, extended festival dates. The Chicago Jazz Festival is produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago.
Headling this year's Millennium Park performances include Eddie Palmieri (pictured), Cécile McLorin Salvant, Art Ensemble of Chicago and more.
Download the 2019 festival schedule, map and program book.
A few weeks after great composer/bandleader Duke Ellington died in 1974, several dozen Chicago musicians held a festival to honor him.
Submissions will be accepted in the fall.
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