Hyde Park Jazz Festival roars into its sixth season

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Miguel Zenon

Alto saxophonist Miguel Zenon. (Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune / September 27, 2012)

Dee Alexander Evolution Arkestra: One of Chicago's most adventurous jazz singers meets up with like-minded instrumentalists. 7 p.m. at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms: The most daring young vibist in jazz leads his celebrated group, with bassist Nate McBride and drummer Mike Reed. 9 p.m. at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St.

Dana Hall Quartet: A brilliant drummer-composer-bandleader, Hall takes on music of Andrew Hill. 9 p.m. at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

Miguel Zenon: The MacArthur "genius grant" recipient has been steadily deepening his art, and here he dares to play solo. 11 p.m. at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Sunday

Wycliffe Gordon Quintet: Many listeners know him from his work from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Septet, but Gordon also stands as a formidable soloist-bandleader in his own right. 1 p.m. at the James Wagner Stage on the Midway, 1130 Midway Plaisance West.

Eric Schneider Quintet: The formidable Chicago tenor man has been enjoying belated but richly deserved prominence. 4 p.m. at the James Wagner Stage on the Midway, 1130 Midway Plaisance West.

Ari Brown Quintet: Another Chicago tenor lion, Brown closes the festival. 7 p.m. at the James Wagner Stage on the Midway, 1130 Midway Plaisance West.

hreich@tribune.com

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