Theater on the Lake, 2401 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Von Freeman helped raise two generations of players whom he often called up to the stage as his “young horses”. Led by educator and saxophonist Jarrard Harris, two handpicked quintets are comprised of some of Chicago’s newest rising stars, including Ethan Philion (bass), Nicholas Davis (bass), Alvin Cobb (drums), John Foster Brooks (tenor saxophone), Roy McGrath (tenor saxophone), Dakarai Barclay (trumpet), Ryan Nyther (trumpet), Hannah Fujisaki (piano), Thaddeus Tukes (vibraphone) and Justin Boyd (drums).
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.