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 "Chicago Legends and Lions"

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
August 29, 2018 at 6:30PM

"Hope in Action: Celebrating Nelson Mandela's Centennial"

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
July 16, 2018 at 6:30PM - Millennium Park, Chicago - FREE

Chicago Immigrant Stories: India Chicago Immigrant Stories: India

The third and last installment of the 2017-18 season series, "Chicago Immigrant Stories: India" will feature Kalyan Pathak, Hitesh Master, and Natya Dance Theatre.
April 3, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa

The second installment of the series, "Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa" will feature Sekou Conde and Seneke, a percussion ensemble with dancers.
March 14, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Chinatown Chicago Immigrant Stories: Chinatown

This collaboration with Chinese multi-instrumentalist Kerry Leung, will be the first of the series.
January 16, 2018 at 6:30PM

Millennium Park - Summer 2018 Series Millennium Park - Summer 2018 Series

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
June - August 2018

The Best Of: Millennium Park The Best Of: Millennium Park

The full orchestra returns to the Millennium Park stage offering a FREE "best of" program showcasing repertoire over its last ten+ years.
August 23, 2017 at 7:00PM

Paradise Blue Paradise Blue

Orbert Davis and members of CJP provide the recorded soundtrack for this theatre production, directed by Ron OJ Parsons
April 26 - July 23, 2017

The Monk Meets the First Lady The Monk Meets the First Lady

CJP Chamber Ensemble feat. Tammy McCann and Leandro Lopez Varady celebrates these Jazz Centennials.
April 29, 2017 at 8:00PM

Charlie Parker's Yardbird - Post-Opera Set Charlie Parker's Yardbird - Post-Opera Set

Members of CJP, featuring Rajiv Halim (alto sax) will perform a post-opera set of Charlie Parker selections
March 24 - 26, 2017 at 7:30PM and 2:00PM

Americana Americana

CJP celebrated the vitality of the American spirit with an evening of world premieres and classics inspired by our Heartland.
November 11, 2016 at 7:30PM

International Residency: Bulgaria International Residency: Bulgaria

Orbert Davis and members of CJP will travel to Ruse, Bulgaria to partner with the Ruse Philharmonic as part of a major performance for the March Music Days Festival
March 19 - 25, 2016

Scenes from Life: Cuba! Scenes from Life: Cuba!

A historic week in U.S.-Cuba Relations in December 2014, thirty-seven student musicians traveled to Chicago as guests of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP).
November 13, 2015 at 7:30PM

Four Corners of the World Four Corners of the World

CJP Chamber Ensemble featured three Grammy Award-winning guest artists – Howard Levy, Eugene Friesen and Glen Velez, performing together as ‘Trio Globo.’
April 24, 2015 at 8:00PM

The Godfather of Third Stream: Gunther Schuller The Godfather of Third Stream: Gunther Schuller

A timely tribute to Gunther Schuller, the composer who originally coined the genre term "Third Stream" in 1957.
February 6, 2015 at 7:30PM