CANCELED: Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour 60th Anniversary Celebration Starring Cécile Mclorin Salvant and Featuring Melissa Aldana, Yasushi Nakamura, Bria Skonberg, Jamison Ross, and Musical Director Christian Sands

Apr 12

8:00 PM

Friday, April 12, 2019

We regret that the April 12 SCP Jazz concert has been canceled due to the strike by CSO musicians. Patrons holding tickets to this canceled concert are able to exchange their tickets for upcoming Symphony Center performances, may donate their tickets to the CSO, or may receive a refund. Ticket holders are asked to contact Patron Services at 312-294-3000 or by email, mentioning your patron ID, concert date, and request. In addition, will have the most up-to-date information and updates for patrons about the status of future concerts.


The 25th anniversary of the Symphony Center Presents Jazz series celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Monterey Jazz Festival by bringing this touring ensemble of today’s young all-stars to our stage. Two-time Grammy® Award-winner Cécile McLorin Salvant, called “the finest jazz singer to emerge in the last decade” by The New York Times, returns to Symphony Center to star alongside Chilean-born saxophonist Melissa Aldana, trumpeter and singer-songwriter Bria Skonberg, and drummer and vocalist Jamison Ross. Musical director and pianist Christian Sands leads this incredible ensemble from one of the world’s greatest jazz festivals.

To be announced from stage.


Cécile McLorin Salvant vocals
Melissa Aldana tenor saxophone
Yasushi Nakamura bass
Bria Skonberg trumpet
Jamison Ross drums
Christian Sands musical director and piano


SCP Jazz series sponsor:

Media Sponsors:

Tonight’s concert is generously sponsored by Patricia Hyde and the Komarek-Hyde-McQueen Foundation.

Funding for educational programs during the 2018/19 SCP Jazz season has been generously provided by Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.