Chicago’s Hyde Park Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Craig Taborn solo, JD Allen, Dee Alexander & more

JD Allen
Craig Taborn, Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, 2014

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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.