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Ryan Cohan & Geof Bradfield to Play Free Chicago Date

'African Journeys' is Based on the Musicians' Travels

Geof Bradfield

A free concert titled African Journeys featuring Ryan Cohan and Geof Bradfield will take place on August 11 in Chicago as part of the program Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz. The show will be held at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park at 6:30 p.m. The concert will showcase Cohan’s The River and Bradfield’s African Flowers, and is presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, in partnership with the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, and the Jazz Institute of Chicago.

In 2008, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and Jazz at Lincoln Center selected Chicago’s Ryan Cohan Quartet to tour Africa as part of the Bureau’s cultural exchange program, The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad.

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