Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson
A member of jazz iconoclast’s band in the 50s, Von Freeman’s musical mind was shaped by Ra’s originality and spirit. French Horn player Vincent Chancey, a longtime member of Sun Ra’s band, returns to Chicago to lead an ensemble that focuses on charts from Sun Ra’s early period, with Robert Irving, III on piano.
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.