Jazz at Chicago’s 2016 Pitchfork Festival

This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival is set to run at Union Park, Chicago from the 15th to the 17th of July. This year’s program will showcase a variety of music, including a healthy dose of jazz and improvised music.

 

The July 16 line-up will feature sets by ANDERSON .Paak and BJ The Chicago Kid, whose styles meld jazz, soul and hip-hop into novel configurations.

 

Saxophonist Kamasi Washington and bassist Thundercat, who appeared together on Washington’s breakthrough album The Epic, will take to the stage on July 17. The Sun Ra Arkestra, led by saxophonist Marshall Allen, is also scheduled to perform on the same day.

 

For more information, go to http://pitchforkmusicfestival.com/

Matt Micucci
Matt Micucci

Matt Micucci is the Online Editor of JAZZIZ Magazine.

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