This Week’s Jazz Around Town – Spotlight shows |July 29 – August 1st.
Enjoy the summer in Chicago and experience live jazz this weekend! Here are a few shows we think you should know about. Visit our Jazz Calendar for a full list of performances in Chicago.
Charles Heath Presents | Andy’s Jazz Club July 29 & 30, 2022 Charles “Rick” Heath IV presents two nights of what is sure to be an intensely swinging night of jazz. Friday night his group is joined by vocalist Dee Alexander and on Saturday night trumpeter Corey Wilkes is featured. Sets are at 6pm & 8:15pm, for reservations and ticket info at
Bobby Lewis Quintet | Green Mill July 29, 2022
Legendary trumpeter Bobby Lewis returns to the Green Mill for one night only with an all-star band and decades of experience that if you experience it live you won’t forget it! Joining Bobby will be Pat Malinger, Jeremy Kahn, Stewart Miller and Ernie Adams.
For more information visit GreenMillJazz.com
Tammy McCann Quartet | Winter’s Jazz Club July 30, 2022
Tammy, an internationally recognized Jazz Vocalist who’s powerful, sultry, and emotionally charged voice paints pictures and tells stories by merging Classical vocal technique and Gospel esthetic with Jazz to create a sound that is completely her own. She brings her quartet to Winter’s Jazz Club for two sets at 7:30pm & 9:30pm for a night of intimate soulful jazz in a way only Tammy can create. She is joined by Tom Vaitsas (piano), Jon Sutton (bass) and Sam Jewell (drums). For tickets and information visit WintersJazzClub.com
Chicago Jazz Orchestra feat. Alyssa Allgood | Jazz Showcase August 1, 2022
In August 1979, the ensemble was the opening band on the first night of the First Annual Chicago Jazz Festival. 41 years later, the CJO stands as not only the oldest professional big band in Chicago, but also the second oldest professional civic jazz orchestra in the United States. Experience them live during their summer residence at the Jazz Showcase 5:30pm-7pm. This Monday August 1, 2022 acclaimed vocalist Alyssa Allgood joins the band for a set of classic jazz. Get tickets at info at www.JazzShowcase.com