Short-Term Stay Rental Retirement Community
The Summer Jazz Festival kicks off with the Jeremy Kahn Trio at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Jeremy Kahn, Eric Hochberg and Eric Schneider will perform a free concert for residents and the public.
Kahn has been referred to by Chicago Tribune’s Howard Reich as “a rare and gifted pianist,” having played in jazz venues around the world and in pit orchestras for theatrical events such as “Wicked.” In addition, he has performed with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Joni Mitchell, Phil Woods, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Aretha Franklin.
After over a decade living in New York, the Chicago native now lives in Oak Park.
Hochberg is a bassist who has worked on a variety of projects across the realms of jazz, folk, rock and blues for more than 30 years in club and concert venues in the Chicago area. He has performed and recorded with musicians such as Pharoah Sanders, Bobby McFerrin, Pat Metheny, Barbra Streisand, Diane Reeves and Willie Pickens, The Grant Park Symphony, The Joffrey Ballet and Chicago Tap Theater.
In addition, Hochberg has played on more than 1,000 jingle, television and movie soundtrack recording sessions and has participated in more than 100 album projects.
Schneider has had an extensive and successful career as a saxophonist and clarinetist participating in concerts, festivals and studio work. After graduation from the University of Illinois, Schneider recorded and toured extensively with Earl Fatha’ Hines for four years and Count Basie and his Orchestra for another two years. Schneider performed at Ravinia playing clarinet with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra in the Tribute to Benny Goodman.
The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community which provides independent and assisted living apartments and a full schedule of activities and services. Furnished apartments are also available for a short-term stay – a weekend, a week, a month or longer.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 708-386-4040.