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California Here I Come!

I'm delighted to return to Healdsburg as guest with the Festival All-Stars with Bobby Watson, Azar Lawrence, David Weiss, Billy Hart, Babatunde Lea with the George Cables Trio (first set) at the Healdsburg Jazz Fest, Saturday, June 9, 7 p.m, at Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North Street, Healdsburg, CA Then, Sunday June 10 is going to be really special at Bach Dynamite and Dancing Society. It's been a long time since I've played at this wonderful venue on Half Moon Bay and it's also…
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Chico Freeman Plus+tet Debut at Smoke Jazz NYC, March 9 -11

New York City Jazz Record named Chico Freeman Plus+tet among the best 10 concerts of the year for 2017. For their first New York City shows in 2018, the group is making their debut at Smoke Jazz Club from Friday, March 9 through Sunday March 11 with: Chico Freeman - tenor saxophone Theo Hill - piano Kenny Davis - bass Rudy Royston - drums Smoke Jazz and Supper Club 2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025 212.864.6662 Shows at 7:00, 9 and 10:30pm Tickets available here
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March 21 – Chico is the “Honorary Host” for the Dedication of the Von Freeman Lending Library

The "We Always Swing"Ā® Jazz Series, Central Missouri's only all-jazz, community-based project founded in 1995, will officially recognize the late Von Freeman (Oct. 3, 1923-August 11, 2012), Chicago's iconic tenor saxophonist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master recipient, in a public dedication of the organization's namesake 7,000-CD/LP and literature lending library. Chico Freeman, Von Freeman's son, will be on hand to serve as "Honorary Host" and participate in the ceremony, which takes place Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m., in the University of Missouri's…
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March 22 – Chico Freeman Plus+tet in Concert Columbia, MO

On Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., the Chico Freeman Plus+tet performs in concert at Whitmore Recital Hall in the MU Fine Arts Building with: Chico Freeman - tenor saxophone Anthony Wonsey - piano Kenny Davis - bass Mark Whitfield, Jr. - drums Both Anthony Wonsey and Kenny Davis were mentored by Chico's father Von Freeman in their early days in Chicago. Mark Whitfield, Jr. was mentored by and recorded with his father, guitarist Mark Whitfield. As of this writing, only a few tickets remain.…
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