Thursday, August 6, 2009

Jazz at Milennium Park Tonight

We've been talking about Lollapalooza a lot on Sloopin, but if that's not your thing, maybe some world class Jazz is. Tonight there is a free concert at the beautiful Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park at 6:30 p.m.

The Chicagoist provides some great background on Rudresh Mahanthappa:
Success has come in a torrent for Rudresh Mahanthappa since he released "Kinsmen" almost a year ago. The album was declared one of the best of 2008 by folks from the New York Times, NPR, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, the Boston Globe...well, you get the idea.
Here is a clip of him and a band:


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