Through September 6 • DuSable Museum of African American History
The DuSable Museum of African American History invites visitors attending the 37th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival to make the museum their first stop to learn the back-story of AACM musicians performing at the Festival. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), DuSable Museum presents this exhibition chronicling the work of one of the most important music collectives in the nation.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7pm • Millennium Park • FREE Admission
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|Muhal Richard Abrams||José James||Dee Dee Bridgewater||Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9|
Produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events | Programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago
Grant support to the Jazz Institute of Chicago provided by The Chicago Community Trust and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance. Since 1979, the festival's mission is to showcase Chicago's vast jazz talent alongside national and international artists to encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages.
The Chicago Jazz Festival kicks-off on September 3rd at the Chicago Cultural Center with Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 (pictured).
Saturday's line-up includes Brian Gephart Sextet, Douglas Ewart and Inventions and Dee Dee Bridgewater (pictured).
Helpful information for planning your visit to Chicago for the Jazz Festival.
Sponsors of the Chicago Jazz Festival.
The Fred Hersch (pictured) Trio, and the Billy Strayhorn Centennial Celebration headline the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
The festival comes to a close with the Muhal Richard Abrams’ Experimental Band (pictured).
Find out more information on the Chicago Jazz Festival.