Thursday, August 31


GAR Rotunda

11:00am-4:30pm A Jazz Village featuring Chicago’s Jazz Community

Claudia Cassidy Theater

11:00am-12:00pm The Evolution of Afro-Cuban Jazz: A Talk with Ignacio Berroa
12:15-1:15pm Thaddeus Tukes Quintet
1:45-2:45pm Tim Stine Trio
3:15-4:15pm Dave Rempis Quintet performing Jackie McLean’s Action

Randolph Square

12:00-1:30pm Curtis Prince Band featuring Ari Brown
1:30-2:30pm West End Jazz Band
3:00-4:00pm Southport Records Celebrates 40 Years of Sparrow

Preston Bradley Hall

12:30-1:30pm “What Is This Thing Called Jazz” with Willie Pickens and Miguel de la Cerna
2:00-3:00pm Young Chicago Authors
3:30-4:30pm Chicago Jazz Composers Collective



Jay Pritzker Pavilion

6:30-7:30pm George Freeman 90th Birthday Celebration
8:00-9:30pm Dizzy Gillespie’s Centennial Celebration with Jon Faddis and the Chicago Jazz Festival Big Band


*All events are free and open to the public, no tickets are required; schedule is subject to change  

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