• Aug 29 2018 | 8:00 pm

    AACM Generations

    The 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.