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Cuban vocal legend Omara Portuondo to open 2016-17 Jazz at Symphony Center; full details

Apr 12, 2016 – 4:04 pm
Omara Portuondo opens CSO 2016-17 jazz season

This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
Legendary Cuban Vocalist Omara Portuondo Opens 16/17 Series
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Stellar cast of Chicago jazz musicians tunes up for free summer concerts on museum terrace

Jun 3, 2013 – 8:14 am
Curtis Robinson Trio in the summer terrace jazz Tuesday credit Justin Wambold

Preview: When Chicago bassist Junius Paul opened the Museum of Contemporary Art’s outdoor jazz series Tuesdays on the Terrace last June, he met a new definition of hot jazz.“It was 100 degrees. It was sooo hot,” he recalls with a laugh. “But we still packed in a good crowd. It’s always good. People come from everywhere.” This year’s summer-long lineup of 17 concerts featuring Chicago jazz musicians, all free to Illinois residents, kicks off June 4 with trumpeter Corey Wilkes and friends. And while the jazz will cook, the air temperature should be nowhere near triple digits.