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Guest enjoys Tuesdays on the Terrace, Jul 12, 2016

Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

Tuesdays on the Terrace Junius Paul

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. This week’s ensemble will feature Junius Paul on upright bass joined by Justin Dillard on piano, Vincent Davis on drums, Corey Wilkes on trumpet, Isaiah Collier on saxophones, and special guest vocalist Dee Alexander in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

About the Artist

Junius Paul

Junius Paul is composer, bandleader, and acoustic and electric bassist, born and raised in Chicago. He is a graduate of St. Xavier University in Chicago, and is now an internationally established performer. Some of Paul's performances and/or recording credits include the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, numerous configurations of ensembles led by Roscoe Mitchell, Famoudou Don Moye Sun Percussion Summit, AACM Small Ensemble & Big Band, Kahil El'Zabar, Makaya McCraven, the Fred Anderson Trio, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Vincent Davis & Percussion Plus, Dee Alexander, the Curtis Fuller Quintet, Oliver Lake, Donald Harrison, Willie Pickens, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marquis Hill, KRS-One, and Donald Byrd among others. In 2013-14, Junius served as music department faculty for Trinity Christian College (Palos Heights, Ilinois). Paul's debut album, Ism, was released in November 2019 via International Anthem Recording Company to four-star acclaim in Downbeat Magazine. Paul is currently working on his second album, set to be released in 2023.


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 and Michael Murer.