• CJE Artistic Director Jon Faddis

On Wed 2/3 at 2 PM, the Chicago Cultural Center’s Claudia Cassidy Theater (78 E. Washington) hosts Terenga: Exploring the African Roots of Jazz Percussion, a free discussion of the rhythm and percussion of the African diaspora. Chicago Jazz Ensemble artistic director Jon Faddis and music director Dana Hall will lead the talk, which is cosponsored by the CJE and Columbia College’s Center for Black Music Research. The event also includes a performance by Senegalese percussionists Alioune Faye and Rich Baba Faye and a listening session.