University of Chicago’s Jazz at the Logan Series Sets 2019-2020 Schedule

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Pianists Craig Taborn and Kris Davis, who last year released Octopus, are set to play the Jazz at the Logan series on Nov. 22.

(Photo: Peter Gannushkin)

Now in its seventh year, the Jazz at the Logan series offers programing that works to encompass a range of the jazz genre’s contemporary moods and divergent practices.

Individual tickets to the series, held at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, are $38 (general admission), $20 (concertgoers younger than 35) and $10 (students). As a special offer, DownBeat readers can use the code DOWNBEAT for a 20 percent discount on tickets. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Oct. 18: Julian Lage and Fred Hersch

Nov. 22: Craig Taborn and Kris Davis

Feb. 21: Aaron Diehl Trio with Warren Wolf (a 7 p.m. listening session with Diehl precedes the performance)

April 5: Melissa Aldana Quartet (3 p.m.)

May 15: Vijay Iyer—with vocalist Eden Girma, bassist Nick Dunston, cellist Tomeka Reid, guitarist Jeff Parker and vibraphonist Joel Ross—collaborate on a piece inspired by the work of University of Chicago Assistant Professor Eve Ewing.

For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit the Jazz at the Logan website. DB