Chicago Jazz Festival Schedule — Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage
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Neighborhood Concerts
Aug. 23–30

Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park
Thu., Aug. 29

Millennium Park
Fri., Aug. 30

Millennium Park
Sat., Aug. 31

Millennium Park
Sun., Sept. 1

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

Millennium Park, Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave.

 

(schedule is subject to change)

Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater

  • 11am–Noon - The Red Rose Jazz Band Septet–programmed in collaboration with the Illiana Jazz Club
  • 12:15–1:15pm - Anton Hatwich Trio–programmed in collaboration with the Elastic Arts
  • 1:45–2:45pm - Mai Sugimoto Quartet–programmed in collaboration with Asian Improv Arts Midwest
  • 3:15–4:15pm - John Wociechowski–programmed in collaboration with the Jazz Record Art Collective

 

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall

  • 11am–Noon - What Is This Thing Called Jazz?

Conversation and “Play & Tell” about the Jazz trumpet – with Corey Wilkes, Pharez Whitted, Miguel de la Cerna, Micah Collier Jeremiah Collier on drums–programmed in collaboration with the Jazz Education Committee of the Jazz Institute of Chicago

  • 12:30–1:30pm - Alexis Lombre Quintet–programmed in collaboration with the Hyde Park Jazz Society
  • 2–3pm - Tribute to Joseph Jarman, Alvin Fielder and Saalik–Ziyadprogrammed in collaboration with AACM
  • 3:30–4:30pm - Curtis Robinson–programmed in collaboration with the South Side Jazz Coalition  
  • 5:45pm - Mystick Krewe of Laff and the Big Shoulders Brass Band will lead a New Orleans-style second-line procession, starting at the west side of the Great Lawn

 

Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion

  • 5:55pm - Second-line Procession led by Mystick Krewe of Laff (starts at the west side of the Great Lawn)
  • 6:30–7:25pm - Jazz Institute of Chicago’s 50th Anniversary featuring Nicole Mitchell, Rob Mazurek, Ari Brown, Jeff Parker, and others
  • 7:45–9pm - Freddy Cole, Tribute to Nat King Cole

 

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