The University of Chicago Presents (UCP) Executive Director Amy Iwano today announced the 2016/17 season for the Jazz at the Logan series running from October 2016 - May 2017.
In its fourth year, Jazz at the Logan presents its most star-studded season yet. The season opens with collaboration between vocalists Freddy Cole and René Marie, followed by the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet later that fall, and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington in January. Jazz pianists Fred Hersch and Vijay Iyer also touch down in Chicago alongside their bands. Additional related events including pre-concert lectures, a film screening, jazz listening sessions, and a book group discussion enhance the series. The series is supported by a grant from the Reva and David Logan Foundation and the Julie and Parker Hall Endowment for Jazz and American Popular Music at the University of Chicago. Here is a full schedule of events Friday, October 21, 2016 / 7:30 PM / Logan Center for the Arts Freddy Cole and René Marie Friday, November 4, 2016 / 7:30 PM / Logan Center for the Arts Paquito D’Rivera Quintet Thursday, January 26, 2017 / 7:30 PM / Logan Center for the Arts Terri Lyne Carrington Friday, February 10, 2017 / 7:30 PM / Logan Center for the Arts Fred Hersch Trio Friday, May 19, 2017 / 7:30 PM / Logan Center for the Arts Vijay Iyer Sextet Currently the new season is not posted on the website but you can follow the link below to get more information as it becomes available.