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The “Great Migration” of poor black workers from the South into the industrial cities brought traditional jazz and blues music to Chicago, resulting in Chicago blues and “Chicago-style” Dixieland jazz. If you like jazz, Chicago is the place to enjoy it.
September 3 – 6, 2015 • Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park • FREE Admission
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance. Since 1979, the festival’s mission is to showcase Chicago’s vast jazz talent alongside national and international artists to encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages.
Enjoy this link – Chicago Jazz 1923-1929 http://youtu.be/aVmRkngg1ps