Wednesday August 29 | 8:00 pm
AACM GenerationsFreeThe Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians has been a crucial conduit of intergenerational exchange that has allowed Great Black Music to grow and thrive in Chicago as nowhere else.
Three ensembles of emerging, mid-career, and legendary musicians celebrate one of Chicago’s most enduring living legacies.
Ernest Dawkins – saxophone, conductor
Taalib-Din Ziyad – flute, vocals
Art “Turk” Burton – conga, percussion
Edward House – saxophones
Jerome Croswell – trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion
Ben Lamar Gay – cornet, vocals, electronics, percussion
Saalik Ziyad – vocals, keyboards
Adam Zanolini – flute, saxophone
Runere Brooks – bass
James Sims – drums
Jeremiah Collier – drums
Part of the Chicago Jazz Festival Citywide, this free event is partially supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.