Hipsters, Flipsters, Finger-poppin’ Daddies…

…hie thee to the place named for Jimmy Petrillo (the man who, once upon a time [twice, actually] shut down the recording industry) for the 31st annual Chicago Jazz Festival. http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/things_see_do/event_landing/special_events/mose/chicago_jazz_festival.html has all the information anyone could possibly want… but I have recommendations anyway.

Friday, September 4
Jeff Parker Quartet

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The Trio: Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis and Roscoe Mitchell

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba Quintet

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Saturday, September 5
80th Birthday Jam with Fred Anderson

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Dave Holland Big Band

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Sunday, September 6
Archie Shepp Quartet featuring Willie Pickens, Avery Sharpe and Ronnie Burrage

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A Tribute to Art Tatum, featuring Buddy DeFranco and Johnny O’Neal
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