Chicago’s Hyde Park Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Craig Taborn solo, JD Allen, Dee Alexander & more

The free 8th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival will take place September 27-28 throughout Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, featuring 30 bands on 14 stages. In addition to the live performances, for the second year, a community-wide oral histories project will take place, at which festival-goers can share their experiences with jazz.

This year's performing artists include Craig Taborn performing solo; the JD Allen Quartet; Etienne Charles and Creole Soul; the Dee Alexander Quartet featuring Oliver Lake; the Art Hoyle Quintet; Dana Hall’s Black Ark Movement; Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble; Tomeka Reid "Hear in Now" and the Houston Person Quartet.

The full schedule is available at Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

JD Allen
By Ben Johnson
Craig Taborn, Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, 2014
By Bruce Johnston

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