Free Virtual Jazz Lecture Series: “Great Jazz Musicians from Chicago’s South Side”

January 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual via Zoom
RSVP to Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Director at

Free admission but must RSVP first!

Each session will be led by a world-renowned artist from the Music Institute jazz faculty and will include recordings, video clips, historical information and personal insights from each presenter. The sessions will conclude with a chat discussion.  Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Program Director, will be the host for each session.  
RSVP to: Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Director.


Complete Series:


"Iconic Jazz Recordings of 1959” with pianist Fred Simon
(including “Kind of Blue”, “Giant Steps”, “Time Out”, “The Shape of Jazz to Come” and “Mingus Ah Um”)
Wednesday October 28, 2020 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“Latin Music in the Americas “ with trumpeter Victor Garcia
Monday November 23, 2020 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)


“Great Jazz Musicians from Chicago’s South Side” with saxophonist Juli Wood
Thursday January 21, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)


“Women In Jazz “ with trombonist Audrey Morrison
Thursday February 18, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“Dark Angels of the Violin: Jazz legends Eddie South and Stuff Smith”
with violinist James Sanders
Monday March 15, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)