Chicago Jazz Festival week, August 25-August 31

The 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival is going to be great one this year.  (Click here for the full lineup.)  This year’s festival includes some events celebrating the 100th year of Sun Ra, including a Sun Ra panel at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University at 5:30pm, Thursday August 28, and the Arkestra closing out the festival on August 31.

I’ll be performing at the following events:

1. Wednesday, August 27 at Constellation, 3111 N. Western, reunited with the New Apartment Lounge Trio, Michael Raynor, and Matt Ferguson. 6pm start.

2. Thursday, August 28 for WDCB’s Jazz at the Bistro at Marion Street Cheese Market, 100 S. Marion St. in Oak Park, with special guest guitarist from São Paulo, Caio Afiune. 7pm-10pm.

3. Friday, August 29, with George Freeman, Mike Schlick, and Pete Benson at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park for the Chicago Jazz Festival, 5pm.

4. Sunday, August 31, with Joel Adams’s Yestet at the Von Freeman Pavilion, 3:30pm.


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