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The Chicago Jazz Festival offers performances at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (100 N. Michigan), Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Symphony Center (220 S. Michigan), and on three stages in Grant Park: the Jazz on Jackson Stage (Jackson & Lake Shore Drive), the Jazz and Heritage Family Stage (Columbus & Congress), and the Petrillo Music Shell (Columbus & Jackson). For information on the Grant Park performances call 312-744-3370. Next week's paper will include a pullout guide featuring complete critical coverage plus recommendations for pre- and postfest events around town.

MONDAY, AUGUST 30

PRITZKER PAVILiON

6:30 Kurt Elling & the Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Von Freeman

(312-742-1168)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 31

HARRIS THEATER

:00 Ravi Coltrane (312-334-7777)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

SYMPHONY CENTER

:00 Dee Dee Bridgewater with Jon Faddis, Hank Jones, George Mraz, Billy Harper, Cecil Bridgewater, Jerry Dodgion, Garnett Brown, Earl McIntyre, Dennis Wilson, Mark Vinci, Ed Xiques, Frank Green, John Riley, Tom Garling, Orbert Davis, Art Hoyle & Pat Mallinger (312-294-3000)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

JAZZ ON JACKSON STAGE

NOON Joe Rendon & friends

1:10 Jerry Dodgion & the John Campbell Trio

2:20 Jeru

3:30 Toshiko Akiyoshi with Peter Washington & Eddie Marshall

JAZZ AND HERITAGE FAMILY STAGE

12:30 St. Patrick High School Honors Jazz Band

2:00 In the Spirit with Emily Hooper-Lansana & Glenda Zahra-Baker

3:30 Hamiet Bluiett & Ray Anderson

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL

5:00 Henry Johnson's Organ Express with Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham & Irene Reid

6:00 Winard Harper Sextet

7:10 Brian Lynch, Conrad Herwig, Mario Rivera, Edsel Gomez, Robbie Ameen, Pedro Martinez & Ruben Rodriguez

:30 New Kansas City 7 with Clark Terry, Frank Wess, Buddy DeFranco, Frank Foster, Benny Powell, Harold Jones, Buddy Catlett & George Caldwell

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

JAZZ ON JACKSON STAGE

NOON Jeb Bishop Trio

1:05 Erwin Helfer

1:40 Kirk Brown

2:25 Ryan Cohan Quintet

3:35 Crosswind

JAZZ AND HERITAGE FAMILY STAGE

12:30 Kidd Jordan & the Ken Chaney Trio

2:00 Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center

3:30 Charles Walton interviews Frank Foster

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL

5:00 Ten Part Invention

6:00 Bennie Wallace

7:10 James Moody, Jon Faddis, Von Freeman, Art Hoyle & the Ron Perrillo Trio

:30 Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

JAZZ ON JACKSON STAGE

NOON Joan Hickey Quartet

1:05 Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan

2:15 Jazz From Down Under

3:25 Janice Borla Group

JAZZ AND HERITAGE FAMILY STAGE

12:30 Percussion Discussion with Avreeayl Ra

2:00 Susan May with the Bobby Schiff Trio

3:30 Jimmy Ellis Quartet

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL

4:45 Tatsu Aoki, Harrison Bankhead, Yusef Ben Israel & John Whitfield

5:05 Fred Anderson, Kidd Jordan, Hamiet Bluiett, Jeff Parker, Harrison Bankhead & Hamid Drake

6:00 Butch Thompson Sextet

7:10 Monksieland Band with Roswell Rudd, Dave Douglas, Jean-Jacques Avenel, John Betsch & Don Byron

:30 Toshiko Akiyoshi with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra

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