Cassandra Wilson Concert | Jazz | Chicago Reader

Cassandra Wilson Concert

When: Fri., Sept. 25, 12:04 p.m. 2009

World-renowned jazz musician and vocalist Cassandra Wilson will kick off the Hyde Park Jazz Festival with a performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 at the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn. The concert will include selections from Wilson’s most recent album, “Loverly,” which earned a 2009 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, plus a collaboration with students from the Kenwood Academy Concert Choir. The students will perform several songs with Wilson, including an original piece that will be composed during a series of workshops slated to take place with the students prior to the concert. For more information and to purchase tickets to the Wilson concert, visit www.iycaf.org or call 773-243-2546.

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