Hyde Park Jazz Festival of Chicago Announces Complete Lineup: Dee Alexander, Pianist Craig Taborn, J.D. Allen Quartet and More
The Hyde Park Jazz Festival has announced the complete lineup for its eighth annual festival on September 27 and 28. Headliners include the Dee Alexander Quartet with saxophonist Oliver Lake; flutist Nicole Mitchell; and pianist Craig Taborn in his first solo performance in Chicago.
This year the Jazz Fest expands to 18 hours over 2 days, presenting Chicago's greatest jazz musicians to an anticipated crowd of more than 20,000 people.
According to critic Peter Margasak of the Chicago Reader, "...no other fest showcases the breadth of Chicago jazz better."
Here are just a few of the highlights of the Jazz Fest's impressive lineup. For a complete schedule of Festival events taking place at numerous venues in Hyde Park, visit HydeParkJazzFestival.org.