World-class jazz artists bring the spectrum of contemporary jazz – with its myriad influences from the past up to the now – to the Logan Center concert stage. Presented by UChicago Presents. Purchase tickets at: chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/series/jazz-logan

christianmcbridethumb.jpgChristian McBride New Jawn
FRI, NOV 2, 2018, 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall, $38 / $30 UCID / $20 under 35 / $10 students

Over the course of his nearly 30-year career, Christian McBride has built a reputation as one of the world's leading jazz bassists and a charismativ ambassdor for swing.

 

 

jazzthumb.jpgJazzmeia Horn
FRI, NOV 30, 2018, 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall, $38 / $30 UCID / $20 under 35 / $10 students

The young vocalist from Dallas began turning heads not long after she made the move to New York in 2009, but by the time she won the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition, she had the jazz world's entire attention.

 

marquis.jpgMarquis Hill Blacktet
FRI, FEB 15, 2019, 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall, $38 / $30 UCID / $20 under 35 / $10 students

Marquis Hill's big win in the 2014 Thelonios Monk International Trumpet Competition marked his arrival in the world stage, which was followed by the release of The Way We Play – his Concord Records debut with his group, the Blacfktet, and an homage to his hometown's rich musical legacy.

 

Cookers.jpgThe Cookers
FRI, APR 5, 2019 - 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall, $38 / $30 UCID / $20 under 35 / $10 students

Comprising trumpeters David Weiss and Eddie Henderson, saxophonists Billy Harper and Donald Harrison, pianist Geroge Cables, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Billy Hart, the group collectively represents over 250 years of experience and more than 1,000 recordings.  

 

chrispotterthumb.jpgChris Potter Underground Orchestra 
FRI, MAY 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall, $38 / $30 UCID / $20 under 35 / $10 students

This date deatures Potter's Underground Orchestra, an expansion of his core Underground Quartet that features a contingent of strings and a double rhythm section, all built around Potter's luxurious sounds of saxophone and bass clarinet.