2009 Chicago Jazz Festival

This year’s Chicago Jazz Festival offers a strong lineup. Excerpts below.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Jazz on Jackson
• 2:20-3:15 pm – Jason Adasiewicz’s Rolldown

Petrillo Music Shell
• 5:00-5:50 pm – Jeff Parker Quartet
• 6:00-6:55 pm – The Trio featuring Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis and Roscoe Mitchell

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Jazz on Jackson
• 12:00-12:55 pm – Greg Ward’s Fitted Shards
• 2:20–3:15 pm – Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Strings

Petrillo Music Shell
• 5:00-5:50 pm – 80th-Birthday Jam with Fred Anderson
• 7:10-8:10 pm – William Parker presents “The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield”
• 8:30-9:30 pm – Dave Holland Big Band

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Jazz on Jackson
• 2:20-3:15 pm – James Falzone’s KLANG: The Goodman Project

Petrillo Music Shell
• 5:00-5:50 pm – Archie Shepp Quartet featuring Willie Pickens, Avery Sharpe and Ronnie Burrage
• 8:30-9:30 pm – The Arthur Hoyle Orchestra conducted by Muhal Richard Abrams

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