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Chicago Jazz Festival 2011

September 1, 2011 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The 33rd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival is the longest running of the city’s lakefront music festivals. For more than 30 years, the Chicago Jazz Festival has been a Labor Day weekend tradition. Know for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival promotes awareness and appreciation for all form of jazz through quality live musical performances. The festival’s mission is to showcase Chicago’s vast jazz talent alongside national and international artists to encourage and educated a jazz audience of all ages.


Chicago Cultural Center

Randolph Cafe
12 p.m.: Rich Corpolongo Trio
1:30 p.m.: Curtis Robinson Trio

Claudia Cassidy Theater
11:30 a.m.: Mwata Bowden (lecture/discussion)
12:15 p.m.: Mwata Bowden: “The Maze Factor”

Preston Bradley Hall
12:30 p.m.: Bob Dogan Quinet
2 p.m.: Jim Gailloreto Jazz String Quintet

Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
6:30 p.m: Randy Weston and the Chicago Jazz Ensemble


Roosevelt University
Ganz Hall
Orbert Davis Trio with Brandon McCune and Stewart Miller
Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
6:30 p.m.: Bobby Broom and the Deep Blue Organ Trio with Bobby Watson
8 p.m.: The Saxophone Summit featuring Joe Lavano, David Liebman and Ravi Coltrane


Grant Park

Jazz on Jackson Stage
12 p.m.: Brian OHern and the Model Citizens Big Band
1:10 p.m.: Marquis Hill Black-tet
2:20 p.m.: Jeremy Khan and the Pepper Adams Project
3:30 p.m.: Gerald Clayton Trio

Young Jazz Lions Stage
12 p.m.: Curie Percussion Combo
12:45 p.m.: Jones College Prep Combo
1:30 p.m.: Whitney Young Magnet Jazz Combo
2:15 p.m.: Fatum Brothers Jazz Orchestra
3 p.m.: Kenwood Academy Jazz Ensemble
3:45 p.m.: DePaul University Jazz Ensemble with Phil Woods

Jazz and Heritage Stage
12:30 p.m.: Miguel de la Cerna Quartet
2 p.m.: :Petra’s Recession Seven
3:30 p.m.: Latin Inspiration

Petrillo Music Shell
5 p.m.: Maurice Brown Effect
6 p.m.: Trio 3 + Geri Allen featuring Andrew Cyrille, Reggie Workman and Oliver Lake
7:10 p.m.: Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble
8:30 p.m.: Cassandra Wilson


Grant Park

Jazz on Jackson Stage
12 p.m.: Pat Mallinger/Bill Carrothers Quartet
1:10 p.m.: Orbert Davis Quintet
2:20 p.m.: Matt Ulery’s Loom
3:30 p.m.: Occidental Brothers Dance Band International

Young Jazz Lions Stage
12 p.m.: Lakeview High School Jazz Combo
12:45 p.m.: Chi Arts Jazz Combo
1:30 p.m.: Pritzker College Prep Jazz Ensemble
2:15 p.m.: Rich Central Jazz Ensemble
3 p.m.: Orbert Davis’ Jazz Academy
3:45 p.m.: Curie Jazz Ensemble with Victor Garcia

Jazz and Heritage Stage
12:30 p.m.: Reginald Robinson Sextet
2 p.m.: :Ernest Dawkins’ New Horizons Ensemble
3:30 p.m.: Joan Collaso Quintet

Petrillo Music Shell
5 p.m.: Mike Reed’s Myth/Science Assembly
6 p.m.: Ira Sullivan 80th Birthday Celebration
7:10 p.m.: David Sanchez with Stefon Harris
8:30 p.m.: Roy Hargrove


September 1, 2011
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Jay Pritzker Pavilion
203 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL United States

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