JazzCity2018: Celebrating Von Freeman’s 95th: Early Chicago Jazz

April 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Austin Town Hall Park,  5610 W Lake St


Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble under the director of Reggie Thomas and the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chris Madsen explore charts by Fletcher and Horace Henderson and Fatha Hines whose music accompanied Von’s early years


About JazzCity:

JazzCity is a free concert series initiated in 1997 by the Jazz Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the Chicago Park District to bring people together from across the city to listen to Chicago’s top jazz musicians. JazzCity is sponsored by WDCB 90.9 FM and WHPK 88.5 FM Radio and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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