Pianists Alexis Lombre and Bethany Pickens explore the impact and influence of three of Chicago's most prominent women pianists: Lil Hardin Armstrong, the wife and promoter of husband Louis; Dorothy Donegan, an alumnus of DuSable High School she went on to develop a sound as big her personality; and Earma Thompson, another alumnus of DuSable, her down-home earthiness made her a respected pianist in Chicago for nearly 50 years. With Kaliq Woods on clarinet, Junius Paul on bass, Pharez Whitted on trumpet and Charles Heath on drums
Dedicated JIC co-founders Harriet Choice and Penny Tyler
JazzCity is a free concert series initiated in 1997 by the Jazz Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the Chicago Park District to bring people together from across the city to listen to Chicago?s top jazz musicians. JazzCity is sponsored by WDCB 90.9 FM and WHPK 88.5 FM Radio and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Jazz City Concert at Garfield Conservatory
Garfield Park Conservatory
Chicago Park District