November 4, 2021 | 6:30pm
Hosted by vocalist Bobbi Wilson and JIC Board Member and saxophonist Rajiv Halim; this love letter to Chicago Jazz includes performances by: Meagan McNeal and her all-star band of Chicago greats including Junius Paul, Corey Wilkes, Greg Artry, and Brendan Doshi.
The Jazz Links Jam Sessions House Band featuring Jarrard Harris, Katie Ernst, Marcus Evans, and Richard Johnson. With music by the 2021 Kiewit-Wang Awardees Leo Milano and Brandon Harper and Jazz Links alumni Frank Morrison and Micah Collier. We're excited to present the 2021 Jazz Excellence Awards to vocalist Joan Collaso of Timeless Gifts Youth Program and Chris Anderson of Fulton Street Collective.
Click here to donate to the Jazz Institute of Chicago Donate $25 and up during the gala and receive a lapel pin that commemorates the centennial of Louis Armstrong's arrival in Chicago! Click here for more information.