Jazz X-tet kicks off Hyde Park Jazz Festival
“Best of the Best: A full day of free jazz unfolds in venues of all shapes and sizes throughout one of the city’s most storied neighborhoods,” —Chicago Magazine, September 2009
The 4th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival features 13 hours of FREE non-stop jazz heard in 13 creative and unexpected, indoor and outdoor venues throughout the Hyde Park neighborhood from 1pm Saturday until 2am Sunday. The Jazz X-tet, directed by Mwata Bowden, will open this festival at 1:00 PM at the James W. Wagner Stage located on the Midway Plaisance between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues.
The X-tet previously performed a Tribute to Fred Anderson at the 34th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival.