The PianoForte Sessions occurs downtown on August 26-28. The three-concert series takes place at the Fine Arts Building (1335 S. Michigan Ave.) each night between 5:30-6:30 PM and all concerts are free. Opening on Monday, August 26 is creative improvised music maestro pianist Jim Baker. Hard bop pianist Justin Dillard, whose music is heavily influenced by the musical styling of the latej azz pianist McCoy Tyner, will take the stage Tuesday, August 27. The PianoForte Sessions will conclude with boogie and blues pianist Erwin Helfer, who recently debuted his solo album, Erwin Helfer Way.