Jazz City - Von Freeman

Date & Time: Fri, Feb 09, 2018 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


2401 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60614

Fee: $0.00

Age Range: Adult

Categories: Music Jazz City Night Out in the Parks


A 21 year partnership between The Jazz Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, Jazz City presents the best of Chicago's jazz community sharing glimpses into the history of Jazz. Always eclectic, thoughtful and drenched in talent, Jazz City's programming is a gateway to understanding the important cultural legacy of jazz music. This season is dedicated legendary tenor saxophonist Von Freeman's 95th birthday.

All the Young Horses/NextGen Summit
Von Freeman helped raise two generations of players whom he often called up to the stage as his 'young horses.' Led by educator and saxophonist Jarrard Harris, these two handpicked quintets are comprised of some of Chicago's newest rising stars.