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Chicago Immigrant Stories III

Forging musical collaborations to resonate across all Chicago citizens as they are reminded or redefine what it means to be 'American'

  • Project Created By

    Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

    Chicago Jazz Philharmonic combines jazz and classical to create new, evolved, “third stream” musical experiences at home and around the world. CJP’s third stream approach unites diverse perspectives, expanding the possibilities of what music brings to life for students, musicians, audiences, and communities.

  • Project Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Composer
    Composer, Performer

    Athanasios Zervas

  • Key Collaborators
    Geraldo De Oliveira

    Featured Performer

    Gabriel Goldman

    Featured Performer

  • Project Dates
    Start Date
    October 1, 2020
    End Date
    August 30, 2021

Chicago Immigrant Stories III

Forging musical collaborations to resonate across all Chicago citizens as they are reminded or redefine what it means to be 'American'

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s artistry of cross‐genre collaborations melds with the musical cultures of some of Chicago’s many immigrant communities, wherein jazz, classical, and ethnic folk music intersect in new and unexpected ways. The performers share their stories and their artistry to create a collective experience for neighborhood audiences across Chicago, of what it means to be an American.

The goals of this program are to:

  1. Connect musicians and audiences to engage in cross-cultural learning and dialogue. Participants will learn something new about themselves and others, appreciate new art forms, feel more connected to their communities, and collectively reflect on what it means to be an American.
  2. Develop new audiences for all collaborators. CJP core audiences will cross-pollinate with other communities – representing the depth and breadth of our cities’ peoples.
  3. Expand creative practice. Collaborating artists learn a new technique, skill, creative approach that continues to inform their practice.

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