Hamilton Park, 513 W. 72nd St
The jam sessions that drew thousands over the 30 years Von Freeman presided had a huge impact on developing young artists over two generations. This recreation will include trumpeter Brad Goode, saxophonist Ed Petersen and other veterans of the New Apartment Lounge Jam with young area college and high school students.
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.