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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH
"June is Black Music Month!"
CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH JAZZ
"Preserving Our African American Jazz Legacy!"
CHICAGO JUNETEENTH JAZZ &
"Celebrating the historic contributions of African Americans to
the legacy of jazz in Chicago"
"Honoring the historic contributions of African Americans to
the legacy of jazz in Illinois"
"The Chicago Juneteenth Jazz and Heritage Festival (CJJHF) is dedicated to the preservation of the historic
contributions of African Americans to the legacy of jazz in Chicago and the state of Illinois."
Honoring Chicago Jazz Legend
Master Jazz Saxophonist
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Juneteenth Independence Day
the "19th of June", 2011, 3:00pm
Courtyard of the
Black United Fund of Illinois
1809 East 71st Street
No Cover Charge! DONATIONS APPRECIATED! Suggested Donation $10.00!
Milwaukee Jazz Legend:
Guitar Chicago's Own:
Tenor Sax Southside Chicago native:
"Horn in the Corn"
, Greenville, MS
Profiles on Chicago African American Jazz Legacy Musicians
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Tenor Sax Ari Brown,
Oscar Brown, Jr.
Muhal Richard Abrams
Piano & Trumpet
Samuel "Savoir Faire" Williams
Oscar Brown, III
Bass & Legendary Jazz Educator
(This is a work in progress! Many, many more profiles to come!)
Historic Chicago African American Jazz Spots
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75th & Cottage Grove
63rd & King Drive
Robert's Show Lounge,
67th & King Drive
(This is a work in progress! Many many listings to come!)