Every Wednesday evening during the summer, enjoy live jazz, cool drinks and our new special exhibit, Underwater Beauty. Take in the Chicago skyline while listening to some of our area's top jazz musicians. It's the perfect way to savor the summer!
The Rio Bamba sound is a unique blend of bossa nova, samba, American jazz and Latin jazz, played by world-class musicians. The group moves easily from classic and swinging jazz, vocal, or instrumental to a Brazilian samba that brings everyone to the dance floor!
While keeping tradition in focus, the Przybysz Quartet/Trio explores the creative and innovative side of jazz. Influenced by world music, hip-hop and more, its members offer an organic and refreshin...g approach to jazz standards and original compositions. Members performing throughout this series include Jenna Przybysz, saxophone; Gerald Martinez, sax; Ben Karon, vibes; Davi Priest, bass; and Andy Danstrom, drums and cymbal.
Petra van Nuis has a light, gorgeous voice and a gift for melody. She sings at Chicago’s top jazz venues, including the Jazz Showcase, Green Mill, Katerina’s, Andy’s, Fitzgerald’s, City Winery, the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Chicago Cultural Center, and at clubs and festivals around the country.
Chicago-born keyboardist Reginald T. McCants’ performances are exhilarating, uplifting and forever entertaining. He's performed at many major venues throughout Chicago and his jazzy interpretations of contemporary jazz, R&B, original and popular songs will have you yearning for more.