Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Sep 4 | 6:00pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
As the nephew of saxophonist Donald Harrison, New Orleans native Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah had a great role model growing up – not only a fantastic musician who played with deep conviction, but also one who, as much as he dedicated himself to tradition, never felt hampered by it.

Orbert Davis

Sep 1 | 8:00pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
A newly-commissioned piece entitled Soul Migration by Chicago trumpeter, composer and bandleader Orbert Davis will trace the route of the people who made the trek northward with a suite that takes listeners on a moving journey of their own

Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley: Celebrating Charlie

Sep 2 | 8:30pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
The stellar band upholds the revolutionary legacy of Haden, who tragically passed away in 2014 after a long illness, for a performance entitled, "Celebrating Charlie" led by Haden’s longtime collaborator and arranger Carla Bley

The Bad Plus play Ornette Coleman's Science Fiction featuring Tim Berne, Ron Miles & Sam Newsome

Sep 3 | 8:30pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
The Bad Plus with special guests, alto saxophonist Tim Berne, cornetist Ron Miles and soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome play the music of recently departed jazz iconoclast, Ornette Coleman from his groundbreaking 1972 album, Science Fiction.

Candido’s 95th Birthday Celebration ​

Sep 4 | 8:30pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
featuring M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars w/ Candido, Steve Turre, Nestor Torres, Sammy Figueroa, Frankie Figueroa, Elio Villa, Franca, Yunior Terry, Diego Lopez, Jorge Castro and Guido Gonzalez

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