Full lineup announced for 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival

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Joe Lovano and John Scofield will perform at the 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival. | PHOTO COURTESY DCASE/COPYRIGHT NICHOLAS SUTTLE

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events today announced the complete lineup for the 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival, running Sept. 1-4 inMillennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington). In addition to the previously announced headlining performances by Orbert Davis, Benny Golson, Anat Cohen,BadPlus, John Scofield and Joe Lovano, Candido Camero, Steve Turre and Nestor Torres, the festival, co-produced by the Chicago Jazz Institute, will feature:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Chicago Cultural Center

Claudia Cassidy Theater

Noon – 1 p.m. Dan Trudell Trio

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Eric Schneider / Pat Mallinger Quintet

3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Charlie Haden – Rambling Boy (film + Q&A)

The Pharez Whitted Quintet | COURTESY OF DCASE/ Photo by Farrad Ali

The Pharez Whitted Quintet | COURTESY OF DCASE/ Photo by Farrad Ali

Preston Bradley Hall

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Mwata Bowden’s One Foot In, One Foot Out

2:00 – 3 p.m. Louder Than A Bomb Presents: The Bomb Squad

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Cameron Pififfner’s Adolphe’S AX

Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Brown in Bronzeville Effect with Maggie & Africa Brown

8:00 – 9 p.m. Orbert Davis’ Soul Migration – Commissioned for the Great Black Migration Centennial Celebration

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Millennium Park

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon – 12:55 p.m. James Sanders Proyecto Libre

1:10 – 2:05 p.m. Magic Carpet

2.20 – 3:15 p.m. Greg Rockingham Quartet

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. John McLean: A tribute to Charlie Christian

2:00 – 3 p.m. Edwin Daugherty Sextet: Chicago legends; the music of Gene Ammons, Johnny Griffin and Eddie Harris

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Pharez Whitted Quintet

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5:00 – 5:50 p.m. Brian OHern and the Model Citizens

6:00 – 6:55 p.m. Tarbaby featuring Nasheet Waits, Orrin Evans and Eric Reed with special guest Oliver Lake

7:10 – 8:10 p.m. Benny Golson Quartet

8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra conducted by Carla Bley: Celebrating Charlie

Tatsu Aoki | Photo by Kazu Yamamoto

Tatsu Aoki | Photo by Kazu Yamamoto

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Millennium Park

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon – 12:55 p.m. Steve Schneck Quartet

1:10 – 2:05 p.m. Alyssa Allgood Quintet

2:20 – 3:15 p.m. Chris Greene Quartet

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Victor Garcia Organ Septet

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Luke Malewicz Heritage Quartet

2:00 – 3 p.m. Nate Lepine Quartet

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. JD Allen Trio

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5 – 5:50 p.m. Tatsu Aoki’s MIYUMI Project featuring Tsukasa Taiko, Jon Jang & Francis Wong

6 – 6:55 p.m. Eric Alexander / Harold Mabern Quartet

7:10 – 8:10 p.m. Anat Cohen Quartet

8:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Bad Plus perform Ornette Coleman’s SCIENCE FICTION w/Tim Berne, Ron Miles & Sam Newsome. This work was commissioned by Duke Performances at Duke University.

Nate Lepine | PHOTO BY NICK MAZZARELLA

Nate Lepine | PHOTO BY NICK MAZZARELLA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Millennium Park

Von Freeman Pavilion (South Promenade)

Noon – 12:55 p.m. Kendall Moore Octet

1:10 – 2:05 p.m. Charles Rumback Sextet

2:20 – 3:15 p.m. George Fludas Quartet

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Barry Altschul’s 3Dom

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion (North Promenade)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Erwin Helfer Solo Piano

2:00 – 3 p.m. Norman Simmons Trio

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5:00 – 5:50 p.m. Michael Zerang & The Blue Lights

6:00 – 6:55 p.m. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

7:10 – 8:10 p.m. John Scofield / Joe Lovano Quartet

8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Candido’s 95th Birthday Celebration featuring M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars Featuring: Candido, Steve Turre, Nestor Torres, Sammy Figueroa, Frankie Figueroa, Elio Villafranca, Yunior Terry, Diego Lopez, Jorge Castro and Guido Gonzalez

Schedule subject to change without notice. Visit chicagojazzfestival.us for up-to-the-minute festival information.

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