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Maggie Brown

Photo: Bruce Williams

Tuesdays on the Terrace: Maggie Brown

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Crowd-favorite, vocalist Maggie Brown plays two sets with her seasoned ensemble.

About the Artist

Maggie Brown is an accomplished singer, songwriter, stage director, producer, and educator. She is also said to be “one of the most fiercely committed artists in Chicago” (H. Reich, Chicago Tribune). Brown embodies a powerful and passionate performance whether she is presenting with her own trio or with Orbert Davis’s full 60-piece Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra. She has recorded with Abbey Lincoln, Jonathan Butler, Ramsey Lewis, Stevie Wonder, and her legendary father Oscar Brown Jr. In 1995, Brown launched her own independent label, MagPie Records, releasing her first solo project From My Window. The CD was nominated for a Chicago Music Award for Best Jazz CD. Before her father passed, Brown produced a live concert recording with him called We’re Live.


WDCB 90.9 is the official 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 Murer.

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