Also May 7, 8. Constellation. 31111 N. Western Ave. Chicago.
Tomeka Reid Stringtet--Mazz Swift/Jason Hwang/Peter Maunu/Silvia Bolognesi/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Tomeka Reid/Mikel Patrick Avery
Summit organizer Tomeka Reid is a cellist, arranger, composer and educator who has always wanted to create a stronger community, among string performers and to be part of inspiring one another's musical explorations.
There are few music festivals anywhere else that focus purely on string players, particularly those in the jazz and improvised music traditions.
The 2016 Chicago Jazz String Summit (CJSS) is a weekend festival of performances that will highlight the achievements of local, national, and international string players who make bold statements in jazz, improvised, and new music today.