• Corey Wilkes 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Tammy McCann 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Kidd Jordan 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Makaya McCraven 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Steve Colson 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Ernest Dawkins 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

  • Jeff Parker 16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
    Saturday, September 19, 2015
    12:00 noon – 6:00pm

Spirit of Jazz Awards 2015

The Spirit of Jazz Awards 2015
will be presented to Kidd Jordan.

Tammy McCann

Tammy McCann, began her career as a Classical singer and musician. Her first music teacher was the renowned Dr. Lena McLin, the niece of the founding father of American gospel music, Thomas A Dorsey.

Trumpter Corey Wilkes

Corey Wilkes is one of the best improvising trumpeters in the modern era. Having the skill and maturity to approach mainstream repertoire of jazz standards with his own unique sensibilities, he combines them with his deep appreciation of hip-hop.

16th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 19, 2015

12:00 noon – 6:00pm, Hamilton Park Cultural Center, 513 W. 72nd Street

This program is supported by a grant from the Chicago Community Trust

In the event of rain, the Festival will take place in the field house.

Program Announcement subject to change

12:00pm Mayaka McCraven,

  1:00pm Young Masters

  1:45pm Tammy McCann

  2:45pm Corey Wilkes


Presentation of awards: 3:45


  4:00pm New Horizons Quartet featuring
Jeff Parker and Kidd Jordan.



  5:00pm Live the Spirit Residency Big Band
performing new compositions by Adegoke Steve Colson and Ernest Dawkins


This program is supported by a grant from the Chicago Community Trust
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The Englewood Jazz Festival is produced by Live The Spirit Residency a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization registered in the State of Illinois. The Festival is made possible through the generosity of the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Oppenheimer Family Foundation, Chicago Park District, Dawk Publishing, Delmark Records, and Chicago Creative Arts Online; and is sponsored by 17th Ward Alderman Latasha Thomas. This project is partially supported by a CityArts Program grant from the City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs.

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