25th Anniversary of Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival (CAAJF)

Come and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival featuring the finest in contemporary Asian American music. Curated by Asian Improv aRts Midwest, national and internationally acclaimed Asian American artists and their collaborators weave together their collective flair to produce an improvisational experience unlike any other.

This critically acclaimed annual event is an essential cornerstone for highlighting and documenting the significant role that Asian Americans and their collaborators have in contributing to the city’s historic and vibrant musical landscape.

FRI, Nov 6 | 7 P.M.

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First set : Jeff Chan – Solo
Second set : Chromic Duo
Third set : Jason Finkelman’s Kuroshio
*Album Release Performance*

SAT, Nov 7 | 7 P.M.

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First set : Jonathan Chen
with Tatsu Aoki, Jamie Kempkers, and Julia Miller
Second set : Yoshinojo Fujima and Hekiun Oda
with Toyoaki Sanjuro and Dawei Wang
Kurokami E {m} urge – dance/calligraphy/music collaboration
Performing from Elastic Arts

Asian Improv aRts Midwest