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Why the Chicago Jazz Festival left Grant Park

For decades, the defenders of the status quo have insisted that the Chicago Jazz Festival must remain anchored in Grant Park. They said the dreadful acoustics there were just fine. They said the dilapidated Petrillo Music Shell served the fest well. When the superb Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park opened in 2004, they said the place was too small for the festival's big weekend concerts.

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  • Subtitle Why the Chicago Jazz Festival left Grant Park
  • News Source Chicago Tribune
  • Publication Date Tuesday, 22 January 2013
  • Author Howard Reich
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