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Tuesdays on the Terrace Fred Anderson Legacy Band featuring Tatsu Aoki


Tuesdays are always FREE for Illinois residents.


The iconic saxophonist Fred Anderson is celebrated again at the MCA with an annual tribute by the artists who helped create the legacy of sound at the original Velvet Lounge. Featuring Anderson’s long-standing bassist, Tatsu Aoki; renowned reedists Mwata Bowden, Edward Wilkerson, and Ari Brwonl; illustrious drummer Avreeayl Ra; and special guests.

The evening also celebrates the release of the album Fred Anderson Legacy Band!

In case of rain, the event takes place inside the MCA’s Kovler Atrium.


Our annual summer performance series highlights artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community.

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WDCB 90.9 is the Media Sponsor of Tuesdays on the Terrace.

Tuesdays on the Terrace is made possible in part by a generous gift from Luminarts Cultural Foundation, supported by Cherilyn and Michael Murer.