Founded in 2006 by James W. Wagner in Hyde Park-Chicago, IL

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About the HPJS
Sunday Evening
Jazz Schedule
Support HPJS
Seventh Annual
Hyde Park Jazz Fest
Photos and Reviews

Photo: Farrad Ali Photography

Please join us at Room 43 for our weekly Sunday nights jazz concert!

This Sunday, July 20th,
we welcome Juli Wood's "Chicago Calling" Trio plus Art Hoyle!

Room 43 - 1043 E. 43rd Street, Chicago
Sundays from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
"ROOM 43... one of the hippest places to spend a Sunday night!"
- Howard Reich (Chicago Tribune)

Annual Membership Meeting

Date: Tuesday, July 15 - 6 p.m.

Location:Room 43 at 1043 E. 43rd Street
(between Berkeley & Greenwood - look for orange awnings)

Please join us for our annual membership meeting! Your annual donation of only $25 helps support our Jazz Camp scholarship program for high school students, and the member card entitles you to one free admission on a Sunday of your choice.

Current members are invited, and soon-to-be members are encouraged to attend and can join at the door! If it's been a year (or more) since your last contribution, please plan to attend and renew. The membership meeting begins at 6 p.m., followed by music from pianist Alexis Lombre and her group. Light food and drink will be available for purchase.

Sunday Evening Jazz Series
Upcoming Schedule

Sun. July 13: Clarinetist & Saxophonist Victor Goines
Sun. July 20: Saxophonist/Vocalist Juli Wood's "Chicago Calling"
Sun. July 27: Drummer Charles Heath
Sun. August 03: Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Sun. August 10: Guitarist Peter Lerner
Sun. August 17: Vocalists Julia Huff & Sharon Mevaa
Sun. August 24: Keyboardist Reginald T. McCants
Sun. August 31: Joan Collaso's "5th Sunday Jam"

Our Sunday Evening Jazz Series has returned home to Room 43!
Please read Howard Reich's review of our triumphant return!


Our Eighth Annual!
Two Days!

Saturday and Sunday
September 27 & 28, 2014

- Venues -
James Wagner Main Stage at the Midway * Logan Center for the Arts * Oriental Institute Museum * Rockefeller Chapel * Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House * Little Black Pearl * Smart Museum of Art * Hyde Park Bank * West (Dance) Stage at the Midway * more stages TBA

Festival Benefit Concert
Thurs. June 26, 2014
Logan Center for the Arts
...featuring the WRW Trio: Steve Wilson, Renee Rosnes, and Peter Washington
Promontory Restaurant and Club

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