Come and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival featuring the finest in contemporary Asian American music.
The individual is in a continuous flux. The fluid, dynamic state of being that is shaped by variable experiences is surrounded by culture and aesthetics. This is presented in a visible, observable release and transference known as “dance.” The Bridge…is the individual. Curator Fujima Yoshinojo (Rika Lin) and Asian Improv aRts Midwest return to Links… Read More »Bridge Dance Festival 2020 – NOV 13 & 14
(live in-person and streaming) 'Big Apple visits 2nd City - Join us for an evening with pianist Yuko Fujiyama and drummer/percussionist Reggie Nicholson paired with bassist Tatsu Aoki and the woodwind sounds from Edward Wilkerson Jr.' Touched by the music of Cecil Taylor, Yuko came to the US in 1987. In 1993 she started performing… Read More »Yuko Fujiyama and Reggie Nicholson + Tatsu Aoki and Edward Wilkerson Jr. at Elastic Arts | July 30 @ 7pm
October 23, 2021 at 7:30 PM Chicago Immigrant Stories is a multi-year music series where jazz, classical, and ethnic folk music intersect in new and unexpected ways. The third edition will feature shamisen, contra bass and Taiko master Tatsu Aoki (Japan), percussionist Geraldo De Oliveira (Brazil), and bandura master Ivan Shmilo (Ukraine). Maestro Davis has… Read More »Chicago Immigrant Stories III: The Culinary Edition