The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet


Friday, March 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
“Akinmusire’s forceful outing is as noteworthy for the strength of the overall concept as for the individual accomplishments of its leader, head-turning as they are…the music and the band vibe are wonderfully original and current.” -DownBeat Magazine

Winner of both 2012 DownBeat Critics Poll for Best Jazz Trumpet and the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire records on the prestigious Blue Note label.  Named by the L.A. Times as one of the 2011 “Faces to Watch,” Akinmusire has collaborated with the leading artists of contemporary jazz, including Vijay Iyer, Stefon Harris, Christian McBride and his mentor, Jason Moran.

Sponsored by The Reva & David Logan Family Foundation.
Media Partners: Chicago Jazz Magazine /, DownBeat, 90.9fm WDCB Jazz & Blues
Series Partners: Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Jazz Institute of Chicago


7:30 pm Concert Program

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Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet


Friday, March 7, 2014 - 7:30pm


Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts


915 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637


$35 / $5 students

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