Collage of photos showing spectators and performers at Latin Jazz Festival.

Date & Time: Sat, Jul 13, 2024 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

1440 N. Humboldt Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60622

Fee: $0.00

Age Range: All Ages

Categories: Music

Description

Don’t miss the fun, dancing, great food, and music of Latin Jazz Fest at Humboldt Park Fieldhouse! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a relaxing day in on of Chicago's most beautiful park settings.

5PM - NYTHIA MARTINEZ AND FRIENDS
Notable performances/accolades include: finalist in the Carnegie Hall / Dianne Reeves Workshop for Jazz Vocalists; appeared with the Barber Brothers Quintet at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.; Chicago Music Award Nominee in the category of "Best Female Vocalist", vocalist of the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble (CALJE). Together with Chicago cultural preservationist Carlos Flores, Nythia created, directed, and performed with the Chicago Puerto Rican Community Chorus.

6:30PM - BR?IAN LYNCH AND SPHERES OF INFLUENCE
Spheres Of Influence, led by Multi-Grammy Award winning trumpeter Brian Lynch, exemplifies the state of the art in the jazz idiom today. Spheres Of Influence reflects its leader’s pedigree in both the jazz (Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Phil Woods) and Latin/world music (Eddie Palmieri, Chucho Valdes, Hector LaVoe) fields, mixing Black American Music, Afro-Caribbean, and other traditions in original works and arrangements by Lynch. Spheres Of Influence is a recipient of the CMA/Doris Duke “New Works – Creation And Presentation” Award, and has recorded for the Hollistic MusicWorks, Criss Cross and EWE labels (latest release: Dance The Way U Want To on Hollistic MusicWorks).

Brian Lynch - trumpet, composer, leader
Lenard Simpson - alto saxophone
Devin Shaw - piano
Rodner Padilla - electric bass
Kyle Swan - drums
Yorvanis Duran - percussion

The Chicago Latin Jazz Fest is presented as part of Jazz City 2024 presented in partnership with Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks, and WDCB Jazz Public Radio 90.9FM.
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