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"Son"-set Jazz at Millennium Park

By Ana Bolotin in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 28, 2008 2:20PM

2008_08_sonnyrollins.jpgGet lost in jazz master Sonny Rollins' sweet saxophonic stylings tonight at Millennium Park.

The self-proclaimed "Saxophone Colossus" will bust out the ditties that landed him a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award – among other accolades – and propelled him to the ranks of his most noteworthy contemporaries, Miles Davis and Thelonius Monk, at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The performance opens up the festivities for the 30th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival, and it’s FREE! Also, this man / myth / legend is almost 78 years old, so catch him while you still can.