-9:30pm and 11:30pm- Juli Wood's Big Bari Band
Start Date/Time: Friday, April 12, 2019 9:30 PM

  For the past twenty years with four albums as a leader, several studio projects as a side man, and countless worldwide performances, saxophonist, vocalist and composer Juli Wood has established herself as a solid, swinging, lyrical and entertaining performer on Chicago’s music scene.  Juli has played many jazz clubs and festivals nationally and internationally; Chicago Jazz Fest, Hyde Park Jazz Fest and Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Juli is in the tradition of saxophonists who were also great vocalists; Cleanhead Vincent, Eddie Harris, and Louis Jordan. Never has that been more apparent than in “5 4 3 2 1 Juli Wood,” her latest recording and most ambitious project to date.

"One of the pleasures of attending the Chicago Jazz Festival over Labor Day weekend each year is being able to hear the bevy of local players who make up the windy city jazz scene. Last year’s treat was Juli Wood, a gutsy tenor and baritone saxophonist who also sings with the earthy gusto of an R&B diva filtered through a hard bop sensibility." Bill Milkowski – JAZZTIMES

Special guest artist Nick Tannura joings the group this weekend.  A guitarist originally from Chicago now calling Miami Florida home. Starting with rock and roll, Nick gradually developed an appreciation for jazz and blues music. While living in Chicago, Nick studied with Henry Johnson and was awarded the guitar position in the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Band. A recent graduate from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Nick can be found playing at many prominent Miami music venues, including Bardot, Grand Central, The Stage, and The Globe.

Showtimes:  9:30pm-11pm & 11:30pm-1am
Admission:  $15