When: Fri., March 5, 7:30 p.m. 2010
Join The Chicago Jazz Ensemble at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance on Friday, March 5, 2010, at 7:30 pm for an exploration of Jazz: Past, Present and Future. Tickets for this event are $15 - $45. Don’t miss the American premier of Jon Faddis’ “Teranga” compositions (from his critically-acclaimed album) arranged for big band by Michael Philip Mossman. The concert also features Slide Hampton’s “Africa” (music commissioned in 2004–2005 by The CJE for Mr. Faddis’ first season as Artistic Director) and arrangements by The CJE’s founder, William Russo. Special guests on “Teranga” and “Africa” include Alioune Faye on djembe and Baba Faye on sabor. Dana Hall, The CJE’s Music Director and drummer, also will be featured.