Chicago Jazz String Summit Two-Day Pass

Chicago Jazz String Summit Two-Day Pass

Fri, May 12, 2017

8:30 pm (event ends at 12:00 am)

Constellation

Chicago, IL

$25.00

This event is 18 and over

Chicago Jazz String Summit Two-Day Pass
Chicago Jazz String Summit Two-Day Pass
See both of the the Chicago Jazz String Summit shows for just $25!

Chicago Jazz String Summit (CJSS) is a two-day music festival showcasing jazz, classical & experimental music by internationally celebrated musicians. Founded by critically acclaimed cellist and composer, ​Tomeka Reid,​ this year’s multi-venue event is open to public and will take place at ​Elastic Arts and ​Constellation on ​May 12-13, 2017 ​respectively. Chicago Jazz String Summit aims to bring recognition to contemporary string music and to foster a creative platform for talented improvising string musicians to convene and to experiment.

This year’s festival artist line-up includes ​Mark Feldman (New York)​, ​Tim Daisy (Chicago)​, ​Mary Oliver (Amsterdam, NL)​, ​Hank Roberts (New York)​, ​Jacob Sacks (New York)​, ​Eyvind Kang (New York)​, ​Helen Gillet (New Orleans)​, and ​Hear in Now made up of Tomeka Reid (Chicago), Mazz Swift (New York) and Silvia Bolognesi (Siena, IT)​. The festival will coincide with the new CD release of ​Hear in Now​, and will also honor American jazz violinist ​Michael White​ (1930-2016).

Friday, May 12, 2017
Elastic Arts​, 3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 8PM - Hank Roberts and Jacob Sacks (Duo)
9PM - Mary Oliver (Solo)
10PM - Mark Feldman and Tim Daisy (Duo)

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Constellation​, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
8PM - Eyvind Kang (Solo)
9PM - Helen Gillet (Solo)
10PM - Hear in Now (Tomeka Reid, Mazz Swift and Silvia Bolognesi) Trio
Venue Information:
Constellation
3111 N. Western
Chicago, IL, 60618