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Chico Freeman Plus+tet Headlines the Pittsburgh Jazz Live International Festival

Excited to play the Pittsburgh JazzLive Festival this Sunday with Chico Freeman Plust+tet with Chico Freeman on tenor, Warren Wolf on vibes, Anthony Wonsey on piano, Gregg August on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums The line-up for this almost entirely free festival is off the chain: The Bad Plus, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Roy Ayers, Linda May Han Oh, Allan Harris, Tia Fuller, Sean Jones, Angélique Kidjo, David Sanborn, Hudson and so much more. I'm arriving early so I can get to those late night…
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Chico Freeman Plus+tet at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola June 7 and 8

I'll be celebrating my one year anniversary of returning to the States at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola June 7 and 8 with Chico Freeman Plus+tet: Chico Freeman/tenor, Warren Wolf/vibes, Anthony Wonsey/piano, Kenny Davis/bass Nasheet Waits - drums. We'll be tipping our hat to Bobby Hutcherson, and I've got some new music to present to you as well as some of your favorites.
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Chico Freeman Plus+tet at An die Musik in Baltimore June 1 and 2

The Chico Freeman Plus+tet makes their debut in Baltimore, Maryland at An die Musik Thursday June 1 at 8 and 10 pm and Friday June 2 at 8 and 10 pm. The stellar group includes Chico Freeman - tenor saxophone, Baltimore's own Warren Wolf on vibes, DC native sons Billy Hart on drums and Corcoran Holt on bass, plus Anthony Wonsey on piano. We'll be tipping our hat to the great Bobby Hutcherson who Chico played and recorded with many times. This is the first…
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Chicago Tribune: “Saxophonist Chico Freeman upholds noble family traditions”

"Have you ever ridden a camel?" The question doesn't arise often in jazz performances, but it was pertinent Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase, where tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman posed it. "A horse walks around in 4/4," explained Freeman, referring to a musical time signature suggesting a steady gallop. On a camel, however, "the hump gives you an extra something," he continued, miming the motion of sitting atop the moving beast. "So I wrote this next song because of the rhythm I felt riding a…
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Chico Freeman to headline Ballard Jazz Festival, Seattle, Washington

 The Ballard Jazz Festival, Seattle's most anticipated and community oriented jazz event, will take place May 17-20, and will headline legendary saxophonist, Chico Freeman. Dubbed trree decades ago as one of the “young lions" of jazz for his participation in recordings with other “stars to be," such as Wynton Marsalis, Kevin Eubanks, and Paquito D'Rivera, Freeman's career has established him as one of the true modern masters of the saxophone, and jazz composition. Freeman will be featured at the festival finale, saturday evening's Mainstage Concert,…
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