Go to Edgefest for Great Live Jazz Performances

Go to Edgefest for great live jazz music from around the world.

If you enjoy listening to jazz, then don’t miss the award-winning event known as Edgefest. This jazz festival is just a short drive from Fairlane Woods Apartments. It takes place from October 17th through the 20th at the Kerrytown Concert House. It is renowned for bringing together artists, audiences, and the neighborhood for a shared experience. This year’s theme is “Chicago — OUT Kind of Town”, and the lineup includes:

Harrison Bankhead Quartet

The Harrison Bankhead Quartet started with Harrison Bankhead. He is an Illinois native who has performed with artists such as Oliver Lake and Roscoe Mitchell. He burst onto Chicago’s jazz scene in the early 1980s. Then, in 2011, he proudly released his long overdue debut album. Harrison’s repertoire includes “Timeless”, “Over Under Inside Out”, and “22nd Street Hustle”.

Myra Melford

Myra Melford is a solo pianist whose impressive career has spanned more than two decades. She draws inspiration from a vast spectrum of cultural and spiritual traditions and entertains audiences from coast to coast. Her setlist includes “Red Spider”, “Dust Storm”, and “Freezing Rain”.

Joelle Leandre

Bass player Joelle Leandre is well-known on the European music scene. She tours around the world and plays with a dynamic range of instruments and genres. Joelle grew up in Aix-en-Provence and became passionate about music at a young age. Audiences enjoy her style, and songs include “Taxi”, Temoignage”, and “Seraphine”.

Guillermo Gregorio Trio

Born in Argentina, Guillermo Gregorio later moved to the United States where he settled in Chicago. As a young boy, his musical influences were Jimmy Noone and Pee Wee Russell. In addition to jazz, he also studied modern classical music. Guillermo released his first CD in the mid-1990s, and his repertoire includes songs such as “Red Dust”, “Lost Weekend”, and “Tiny Bit More”.

Learn More About Edgefest

Edgefest is just one of the musical events you can attend if you call Fairlane Woods Apartments home. You can also spend autumn tasting fresh cider at these local cider mills. Please contact our leasing agents to schedule a tour. They’d love to show you firsthand all we have to offer.

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