The Rebirth Brass Band plays Sunday at 8:30 PM at Pritzker Pavilion. Credit: Courtesy the artist

Thursday, August 31

Chicago Cultural Center

GAR Rotunda

11 AM till 4:30 PM A Jazz Village featuring Chicago’s jazz community

Claudia Cassidy Theater

11 AM The Evolution of Afro-Cuban Jazz: A Talk with Ignacio Berroa

12:15 PM Thaddeus Tukes Quintet

1:45 PM Tim Stine Trio

3:15 PM Dave Rempis Quintet performing Jackie McLean’s Action

Randolph Square

Noon Curtis Prince Band featuring Ari Brown

1:30 PM West End Jazz Band

3 PM Southport Records celebrates 40 years of Sparrow

Preston Bradley Hall

12:30 PM “What Is This Thing Called Jazz?” with Willie Pickens and Miguel de la Cerna

2 PM Young Chicago Authors

3:30 PM Chicago Jazz Composers Collective

Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

6:30 PM George Freeman 90th birthday celebration

8 PM Dizzy Gillespie’s centennial celebration with Jon Faddis & the Chicago Jazz Festival Big Band

Friday, September 1

Millennium Park

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon Tim Fitzgerald‘s Full House

1:10 PM Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project

2:20 PM Rob Denty/Tim Mulvenna Duo Plus

3:30 PM Slavic Soul Party!

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 PM Joe Policastro Trio

2 PM Reggie Thomas Quintet

3:30 PM Stu Katz: Shearing Redux

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5 PM Dana Hall‘s Spring

6 PM Donny McCaslin Group

7:10 PM Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

8:30 PM Jason Moran presents In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall, 1959

Saturday, September 2

Millennium Park

Roof Top Jazz: Young Jazz Lions (Harris Theater Rooftop Terrace)

11:30 AM Morgan Park High School Jazz Combo

12:15 PM Jones College Prep Jazz Combo

1 PM Whitney Young High School Jazz Combo

2 PM Kelly High School Jazz Ensemble

2:55 PM Kenwood Academy High School Jazz Ensemble

3:50 PM Roosevelt University Jazz Ensemble plays A Love Supreme

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon Charles Heath Quartet

1:10 PM Gustavo Cortiñas: Snapshot

2:20 PM Jason Stein‘s Hearts & Minds

3:30 PM Mary Halvorson Octet

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 PM Typhanie Monique

2 PM Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow

3:30 PM Lowdown Brass Band

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5 PM Dr. Michael White Quartet

6 PM BassDrumBone

7:10 PM Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

8:30 PM Ellabration! 100 Years of Ella Fitzgerald featuring the Brad Williams Trio, Sheila Jordan, Dee Alexander, Frieda Lee, Spider Saloff, and Paul Mariano

Sunday, September 3

Millennium Park

Roof Top Jazz: NextGenJazz (Harris Theater Rooftop Terrace)

11:30 AM Jenna Przybysz Collective

12:30 PM Trilogy (Kevin King, Jeremy Warren, Jada Stroud)

1:30 PM Infrared Quintet led by Kenthaney Redmond

2:30 PM Possibilities Trio (Tim Bennett, Dan Stein, Peter Manheim)

3:30 PM Chosen Few led by Isaiah Collier

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon Rooms Trio

1:10 PM Jonathan Doyle Swingtet

2:20 PM Josh Berman Quartet

3:30 PM Louis Moholo-Moholo’s 5 Blokes

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 PM Michele Thomas

2 PM Jo Ann Daugherty

3:30 PM Johnny Blas Afro-Libre Orquesta

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5 PM Roscoe Mitchell’s quartets celebrating 50 years of Nessa Records

6 PM Sheila Jordan featuring the Steve Kuhn Trio

7:10 PM Matt Wilson’s Honey and Salt

8:30 PM Rebirth Brass Band  v