Apr 25, 2019 | 5:30 PM | Thursday

Thu Apr 25, 5:30 PM - Thu Apr 25, 7:00 PM

Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

Community: Downtown Chicago

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The Jazz Institute of Chicago, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) announce Digging Our Roots,

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an exciting new series of jazz listening sessions as a prelude to the year-long celebration of the Jazz Institute’s 50th anniversary.

Michael Jackson and Juli Wood dig Chicago Tenor Sound
Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Chicago Cultural Center | Garland Gallery
78 E. Washington Street | Chicago, IL
FREE

A lively conversation between jazz journalist Michael Jackson and tenor woman Juli on the Chicago Tenor Sound featuring the music of Gene Ammons, Von Freeman, and Johnny Griffin.

Curated by Howard Mandel, President of the Jazz Journalists Association and #JICBoardMember, current local jazz and blues stars will discuss our city’s musical masterpieces with renowned writers and broadcasters who have long, insightful ties to those enduring hits.

#DiggingOurRoots #JazzinChicago #JIC50

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