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Dave Rempis organizes concerts, mentors young musicians, and connects players from across the States and abroad—modeling the commitment and generosity that keep the jazz scene viable.
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What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, September 1
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include Ty Segall, Mudhoney, the Rempis Percussion Quartet, the Chicago Jazz Festival, the North Coast Music Festival, and the African Festival of the Arts.
2013 Chicago Jazz Festival aftershows: Kidd Jordan, the Rempis Percussion Quartet, and other late-night diversions
Chicago free-jazz reedist launches his own Aerophonic Records with a pair of gems by Wheelhouse and the Rempis Percussion Quartet.
New music from Tim Daisy’s Relay label and a free download of a rare session by the Rempis Percussion Quartet
Music Critics’ Choices and other shows: Joe Lovano, Indian, Robert Plant, Wire, Wormrot, ICP Orchestra, Rempis Percussion Quartet, and more
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Recommended events paired with Chicago restaurants.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Nile, the Great Society Mind Destroyers at Psychfest, Freedy Johnston, Between the Buried and Me, Frode Gjerstad, Behemoth, and more