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Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2011

September 25, 2011 @ 1:00 pm - 12:00 am


The 5th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival celebrates 2 days/20 hours of FREE jazz on Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25. The Jazz Festival features over 150 of Chicago’s greatest jazz musicians. On Saturday the music will be heard throughout the historic Hyde Park neighborhood on 13 creative and unexpected, indoor and outdoor arts and culture venues. Sunday all performances will be on the James W. Wagner Main Stage on the Midway Plaisance South between Woodlawn and Ellis.


Court Theater
5:30 p.m.: Maggie Brown Quartet

DuSable Museum
1 p.m.: Willie Pickens Trio
2:30 p.m: Geof Bradfield
4 p.m.: 3 Tenors

Hyde Park Bank (1311 E. 57th St.)
6 p.m.: Adam Kinner
7:30 p.m.: Diane Ellis and the Jazzy Ladies

Hyde Park Union Church
4 p.m.: Kevin Nabors
5:30 p.m.: Justefan Band
7 p.m.: Irvin Pierce Quintet

International House
3 p.m.: John Wright All Stars
5 p.m.: Stephanie Trick
6 p.m.: Miguel De La Cerna Quartet
7 p.m.: Fareed Haque
9 p.m.: Paulinho Garcia

Midway Plaisance (James Wagner Stage)
1 p.m.: Bethany Pickens Trio
3 p.m.: Chevere
5 p.m.: Rhythms of Thunder with Charles Heath, Ernie Adams and Dana Hall
7 p.m.: Paul Wertico
9 p.m.: Orbert Davis featuring Terisa Griffin

Little Black Pearl
4 p.m.: Ben Paterson Organ Quartet
5:30 p.m.: Edwin Sanchez

Mandel Hall
8 p.m.: Don Byron New Gospel Quintet
12 a.m.: Midnight Jam Session hosted by Dee Alexander

Oriental Institute
3:30 p.m., 5 p.m.: Tomeka Reid Trio

Rockefeller Chapel
7 p.m.: University of Chicago Jazz X-Tet Big Band, directed by Mwata Bowden
9 p.m.: Everette Green
10:30 p.m.: Three Ellas: Deel Alexander, Frieda Lee, Spider Saloff

Smart Museum of Art
1 p.m.: Melvin Butler
2:30 p.m.: Pat Mallinger

Midway Plaisance (James Wagner Stage)
1 p.m.: Tatsu Aoki’s Miyumi Project
2:30 p.m.: Ari Brown Quintet
4 p.m.: Nicole Mitchell and the Black Earth Ensemble
5:30 p.m.: Corey Wilkes
7 p.m.: Calje


September 25, 2011
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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James W. Wagner Main Stage
1130 Midway Plaisance
Chicago, IL United States

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