July 29, 2016 at Truth Italian Restaurant in Chicago.
Jazzing in July is a showcase of Chicago local jazz talent and spoken word artist. We appreciate your support that has contributed to our event’s success. Admission $25.00
We’ll be serving up some good ole’ memorial day BBQ and serving some special drinks for an extra special price!
Bring your instrument and jam!
7-10 Jazz Jam with Gustavo Cortiñas Fouilloux
10:30 Psych Jam with members of WaxWorks
Pianist and bandleader Samuel del Real, originally from Barranquilla, Colombia, came to Chicago in 1985 after an extensive history there (including a few recordings) with his orchestra. He performs salsa and Latin jazz and has worked with several distinguished figures in Salsa internationally.
A lively pianist, who uses the instrument in much the way a conductor uses his baton, del Real heads up a crackerjack outfit ripe with percussion and redolent with sweet harmonies.
Two sets, 9 & 10:30PM
Reservations highly recommended. Reserve online at http://saboracaferestaurant.com/Reservation.html or call (773) 878-6327.
When: Sunday, May 8th at 10:30AM
Where: Broken Shaker at Freehand Chicago
This show is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information call: 312-341-2352
Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull perform as critically acclaimed urban art pop ensemble Flutronix, best described as “a unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming and soulful vocals reminiscent of neo-R&B stars like Erykah Badu.” (The Wall Street Journal). Presented in association with the eighth blackbird Residency.
This program takes place in the third-floor galleries.
About the Artists
Nathalie Joachim is “an edgy multi-genre performance artist who has long been pushing boundaries with her flute” (The Washington Post) She regularly combines her exceptional performance skill as a flutist with her creative talents as a composer, producer, and singer, navigating genres ranging from classical and jazz to indie-rock and electronic. As an official Burkart Flutes & Piccolos artist, Joachim has appeared as a concert soloist both in recital and with orchestra on stages throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, and is signed to Village Again Records. She was recently appointed flutist of the four-time Grammy-winning contemporary chamber ensemble, eighth blackbird. Joachim is also cofounder of the critically acclaimed urban art pop duo, Flutronix.
Allison Loggins-Hull is a flutist, composer, and educator who maintains an active career performing and creating music of multiple genres. Loggins-Hull has garnered a reputation for successfully navigating an array of musical worlds and appealing to varied audiences. Named an official Burkart Flutes & Piccolos artist, she has performed throughout the US, included Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Banff Centre for the Arts, World Cafe Live Philadelphia, WNYC’s Greenespace, as soloist with the Purchase Symphony, and other venues and festivals around the world. Loggins-Hull is cofounder of the critically acclaimed urban art pop ensemble Flutronix.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/1VyAArx
Born in Minneapolis, MN on July 26, 1973, Juanito is recognized in both Spain and the United States as a unique and creative voice with mesmerizing virtuosity, warm and evocative playing, and original compositional style. Juanito has performed in many of the best-known fine arts centers, clubs, and festivals in the United States, and abroad including the renowned Tanglewood Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center, the 92nd St. Y, Blue Note Jazz Club, Boston’s Jordan Hall, Regattabar, Panama Jazz Festival, Mexico City’s Eurojazz Festival, and Madrid’s Casa Patas. He has been featured in special events including concerts hosted by Jane Goodall in Panama, as a guest musician on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion cruise in the Mediterranean, and as a guest on National Public Radio’s “The World” program among other television and radio programs.
Stacy Garrop: Chariot of Helios (world premiere)
Zachary Roberson: Skyfire (world premiere)
Mark Engebretson: Concerto fo Soprano Saxophone and Winds
Mark Engebretson: Wind Symphony
Each spring, the CCPA Wind Ensemble features the work of an established living composer, and this year’s guest composer is Mark Engebretson. The program also features two world premieres: one by CCPA composition faculty member Stacy Garrop and the other by Zachary Roberson (MM, ’15), winner of the CCPA Student Wind Ensemble Composition Competition.
This concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that due to the NFL Draft occurring in the Auditorium Theatre, guests attending April 28-29 performances should allow extra time to enter the Auditorium Building. Guests without a Roosevelt ID may be required to show photo identification to enter the Auditorium Building. For more information, call 312-341-2352.