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Chicago Jazz Festival offers performances at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington) and on three stages in Grant Park: the Jazz and Heritage Family Stage (Columbus and Harrison), the Jazz on Jackson Stage (Jackson and Lake Shore Drive), and the Petrillo Music Shell (Columbus and Jackson). For information call 312-744-3370.

Thursday, AUGUST 29

CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

12:15 Roscoe Mitchell with Kelan Phil Cohran, George Lewis & Jeff Parker

4:30 Uri Caine

Petrillo Music Shell

6:00 David Sanchez Quintet

7:10 Patricia Barber

:20 Chico Hamilton & Euphoria with Arthur Blythe & Larry Coryell

Friday, AUGUST 30

CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

12:15 Scott Rosenberg Chicago Big Band Project

Petrillo Music Shell

6:00 Chicago Jazz Ensemble

7:10 Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band

:20 Ahmad Jamal with George Coleman

Saturday, AUGUST 31

JAZZ & HERITAGE FAMILY Stage

12:30 Children's Dance Theater of Chicago

1:45 David Hernandez & Street Sounds

3:00 Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues

4:15 Dushun Mosley

JAZZ ON JACKSON STAGE

NOON Grazyna Auguscik

1:05 Butch Thompson

2:10 Ron Perrillo Trio

3:25 Ken Chaney, Harrison Bankhead, Kobe Watkins, Eric Schneider, Ari Brown, Mwata Bowden & Duke Payne

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Oliver Lake & Mal Waldron

6:00 Jimmy Heath with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra

7:10 Carla Cook Quintet

:20 Wayne Shorter Quartet

Sunday, SEPTEMBER 1

JAZZ & HERITAGE FAMILY Stage

12:30 Danilo Perez

1:45 Jodie Christian

3:00 Najib Bahri & El Amal

4:15 Langston Hughes's Weary Blues with Quraysh Ali Lansana & the T.S. Galloway Septet

JAZZ ON JACKSON STAGE

NOON Windy City All-Stars with Franz Jackson

1:05 John McLean Quintet

2:10 Chuchito Valdes

3:25 Maggie Brown

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Von Freeman Quartet with Eddie Johnson

6:00 George Lewis & the Now Orchestra with Fred Anderson, Bill Brimfield & Roscoe Mitchell

7:10 Eric Reed Trio, Russell Gunn, Steve Davis, Claire Daly, Seamus Blake & Jim Gailloreto

:20 Sphere with Phil Woods

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