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Hyde Park Jazz Fest 2022 Line-Up!

September 9th, 2022

The Hyde Park Jazz Festival is thrilled to announce that the HPJF will return to presenting in partnership with its long-time venue-partners across the Hyde Park, Kenwood, and Washington Park neighborhoods, featuring more than 34 FREE performances on September 24th-25th, 2022. The program will once again include national and international artists alongside some of Chicago’s brightest lights. Venues include: the Smart Museum, International House, Rockefeller Chapel, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Hyde Park Bank, Hyde Park Union Church, Little Black Pearl, Augustana Church, Oriental Institute, and the Midway Pliasance.

Special guest and visiting musician projects include: David Virelles (solo); Jeff Parker (solo); Charles McPherson Quintet; Etienne Charles & Creole Soul; Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Quartet; Mankwe Ndosi and Body mEmOri; and Darren Johnston’s Life in Times. Samara Joy + Pasquale Grasso will close out the Saturday Festival program with a very special late-night performance in Rockefeller Chapel. The Hyde Park Jazz Festival continues is commissioning program this year with a commission to Chicago pianist Miguel de la Cerna.

The complete schedule for the Hyde Park Jazz Festival is below.


Wagner Stage at Midway Plaisance & Woodlawn                                
1:30-2:30pm Lenard Simpson Quartet    
3:45-4:45pm Ryan Cohan Quartet
6:15-7:15pm Camille Thurman & Darrell Green Quartet
8:15-9:15pm Charles McPherson Quintet

West Stage at Midway Plaisance & Ellis
- sponsored by WDCB!                                    

2:30-3:30pm Isaiah Spencer Organ Quintet
5:00-6:00pm Billy Branch & the Sons of the Blues
7:15-8:15pm Etienne Charles & Creole Soul
9:15-10:30pm DJ Sadie Woods

Logan Center Performance Hall                                           
3:00-4:00pm Hear in Now + QWANQWA: Weaving Strands of Sound
5:00-6:00pm Hear in Now + QWANQWA: Weaving Strands of Sound
7:15-8:15pm David Virelles (solo)
9:30-10:30pm Miguel de la Cerna

Logan Center Performance Penthouse                                          
2:00-3:00pm Jim Baker (solo)
6:00-7:00pm Keefe Jackson: These Things Happen
9:30-10:30pm Mankwe Ndosi and Body mEmOri

Hyde Park Union Church
Douglas R. Ewart & Black Bamboo Fire
4:15-5:15pm Dease/Madsen Quintet

Augustana Church
3:00-4:00pm Hunter Diamond + Mike Reed
5:00-6:00pm Jeff Parker (solo)

Oriental Institute
1:30-2:30pm Chuck Webb Guru Tonic
3:30-4:30pm Maggie Brown: Musical Storyteller Tales from Your Southside Sister

Hyde Park Bank
4:00-5:00pm Chris Greene Quartet
5:30-6:30pm Emma Dayhuff's Phoenix Ensemble

Little Black Pearl
3:30-4:30pm James Sanders & Conjunto
5:00-6:00pm Sura Dupart & the Side Pocket Experience

Rockefeller Chapel
11:00pm-midnight Samara Joy + Pasquale Grasso

Smart Museum
Darren Johnston's Life in Time
2:30-3:30pm Fred Jackson Quartet

International House
Gustavo Cortiñas Desafio Candente
9:30-10:30pm Ernest Dawkins Quartet + special guests

Logan Center Screening Room
Artist Talks
1:30-2:30pm Paul Steinbeck: Sound Experiments: The Music of the AACM
3:00-4:00pm Michael Allemana: Von Freeman: Music, Storytelling, and Metaphysics



Wagner Stage at Midway Plaisance & Woodlawn                       
2:00-3:00pm Orbert Davis Sextet
4:00-5:00pm Chicago Soul Jazz Collective with Dee Alexander
6:00-7:00pm Victor Garcia Sextet

West Stage at Midway Plaisance & Ellis
- sponsored by WDCB!

3:00-4:00pm Johnny Blas
5:00-6:00pm Clif Wallace + Five


Full schedule and further information on venues and artists is available at  www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org

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