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!
Tonight's Jazzin' will feature a special Science Pub on Shedd's shark research and conservation!
Sail Beneath the Skyline
Want a front-row seat to the fireworks? Finish your evening at Jazzin' with Shoreline Sightseeing's Classic Lake Tour for just $15 more!
Chicago-based Detour JazFunk’s roster boasts some of the nation’s premier musicians, including guitarist/vocalist Phil Seed, percussionist/vocalist Ben Johnson, bassist Kenery Kent Smith and keyboardist Tim Gant. From smooth jazz to funky old and new school R&B and neo soul, Detour JazFunk delivers.
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 refreshing 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.