2013 Chicago Jazz Festival Schedule

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington

Randolph Café
12 Noon–1pm - Corylus
1:30–2:30pm - Fat Babies

Claudia Cassidy Theater
12:15–1:15pm - Larry Gray Trio
1:45–2:45pm - Harrison Bankhead Sextet

Preston Bradley Hall
12:30–1:30pm - Hinda Hoffman Trio
2–3pm - TBA

Roosevelt University's Ganz Hall - 430 S. Michigan Ave.

5– 6pm - Hamid Drake's Chicago Trio with Ernest Dawkins and Harrison Bankhead

Jay Pritzker Pavilion - Millennium Park - 201 E. Randolph St.

6:30pm - Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz - Jack DeJohnette: Special Legends Edition Chicago featuring, Muhal Richard Abrams, Larry Gray, Roscoe Mitchell and Henry Threadgill

Friday, August 30, 2013
Millennium Park - 201 E. Randolph St.

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)
2:20–3:15pm - Christopher McBride Quartet
3:30–4:25pm - Ben Paterson Organ Quartet
4:40–5:40pm - Miguel de la Cerna Quartet in partnership with the Hyde Park Jazz Society

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)
2–3pm - Mike Smith Quartet
3:30–4:30pm - Hamid Drake with Michael Zerang, Eigen Aoki and Tsukasa drummers directed by Tatsu Aoki
5–6pm - "A Tribute to Ken Chaney"

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
6:30–7:20pm - Geof Bradfield's Melba!
7:40–8:40pm - Wadada Leo Smith's Ten Freedom Summers, performed by WLS's Golden Quartet and Pacifica Red Coral with video artist Jesse Gilbert
9–10pm - Charles Lloyd Quartet with special guest Bill Frisell

Saturday, August 31, 2013
Millennium Park - 201 E. Randolph St.

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)
12 Noon–12:55pm - The Frank Russell Band
1:10–2:05pm - Hamid Drake Quartet with Kidd Jordan, William Parker and Cooper-Moore
2:20–3:15pm - Ernie Krivda Quartet
3:30–4:30pm - Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Chicago

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)
12:30–1:30pm - Nick Mazzarella Trio
2–3pm - Erin McDougald Quartet
3:30–4:30pm - Chévere de Chicago

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
5–5:50pm - Stafford James String and Percussion Ensemble featuring M'BOOM
6:10–7:05pm - Gregory Porter
7:25–8:25pm - Rudresh Mahanthappa's GAMAK
8:45–10pm - Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Millennium Park - 201 E. Randolph St.

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)
12 Noon–12:55pm - Fast Citizens
1:10–2:05pm - Juli Wood Quintet
2:20–3:15pm - Evan Christopher
3:30–4:30pm - Atomic

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)
12:30–1:30pm - The Engines
2–3pm - Fareed Haque and Tony Monaco
3:30–4:30pm - Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
5–5:50pm - Jimmy Heath Quartet with Jeb Patton
6:10–7:05pm - Hamid Drake & Bindu: Reggaeology
7:25–8:25pm - Robert Glasper Trio
8:45–10pm - Donald Harrison and The Congo Square Nation with special guest Willie Pickens


Note: Schedule subject to change.

1 comment

  • Lawrence Lawrence

    You folks need to get a lot more contemporary to regain some significance among the other great jazz festivals across the continent.

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