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Music & Comedy

Third Tuesdays Jazz: Ernie Adams

Join us for an evening of Jazz with Ernie Adams on drums for Logan Center’s Third Tuesday Jazz Series season in an intimate performance in Café Logan.


Drummer, percussionist, composer, producer and educator Ernie Adams has been playing professionally since age 15. He has played, toured and/or recorded with artists including Ramsey Lewis, Stanley Turrentine, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Patricia Barber, Dianne Reeves, James Moody, Rufus Reid, Joe Zawinul, Slide Hampton, Frank Morgan, Arturo Sandoval, Wycliff Gordon, Clark Terry, Pharoah Sanders, Ahmad Jamal, and others. Adams is a member of Akalibrio, an intellipop band and music production company. He also has jazz, funk, hip hop and worldbeat concerts and projects under his own name.
Adams appears on over 100 recordings and his performance and production credits include movie soundtracks and radio and television jingles. In particular, he performed and co-wrote the soundtrack, and appeared in, the 1995 motion picture A Family Thing starring Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones.


The Hyde Park Jazz Society selects local jazz musicians and those with a Chicago connection to perform on the third Tuesday of every month at Café Logan. The Café will offer its full menu for purchase, including wine, beer, and a coffee bar. Third Tuesday Jazz is presented by the Logan Center, Hyde Park Jazz Society, and 90.9FM WDCB Jazz Radio.
Admission is free; seating is first come, first served.Parking is free in surface lot at 60th and Drexel Avenue.Presented by the Logan Center and Hyde Park Jazz Society. Season Sponsorship courtesy of the Robert S. Guttman Family Charitable Fund. Additional support provided by WDCB.


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