Friday, September 4

7:10 pm

A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn by The Chicago Jazz Orches...

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
The Chicago Jazz Orchestra under the direction of bassist John Lindberg will feature guest arrangers interpreting Strayhorn's music including Chicagoan Edward Wilkerson, drummer-composer-arranger John Hollenbeck, composer-arranger Darcy James Argue, and others.
8:30 pm

José James I Had the Blues Project...

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Rising star vocalist José James (a Minneapolis native) who has been noted for melding R&B, singer-songwriter sensibilities with his core jazz training, brings his I Had the Blues Project, celebrating the 100th birthday of the iconic and tragic Billie Holiday
  • Jay Pritzker Pavillion
  • Claudia Cassidy
  • Preston Bradley Hall
  • Randolph Cafe
  • Ganz Hall
  • Jazz on Jackson
  • Jazz and Heritage Stage
  • Garland Room
  • PianoForte
  • The Chicago Community Trust Young Jazz Lions Stage

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