The south side’s own world-class jazz fest played host to dozens of shows and more than a hundred musicians.
Jack DeJohnette and Wadada Leo Smith are just two of the highlights of the first two days of the 2013 Chicago Jazz Festival.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Erykah Badu, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra, Andre Williams, the Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Pharez Whitted Sextet, and more
Drummer and Chicago native Kobie Watkins has released his debut as a bandleader, and he celebrates on Monday at the Jazz Showcase.