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Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm - 7PM | $10

  • Uncommon Ground (Edgewater) 1401 West Devon Avenue Chicago, IL, 60660 United States (map)

Vocalist Jenna Mammina has been recognized as one of the leading women of jazz/pop crossover for three years in a row by Jazziz Magazine and was awarded Jazz Performer of the Year in the SF Weekly. Jenna has performed with Ricki Lee Jones, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, David Sanborn, Phish, and Rosemary Clooney. She’s appeared at Yoshi’s in Oakland, California, The Green Mill in Chicago, and festivals like Jazz Aspen, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage, and Monterey San Francisco. Jenna’s first album, Under the Influence, earned a four-star review in Japan’s most prestigious jazz magazine, Swing Journal.

Guitarist Rolf Sturm has played on over 65 CDs. He’s performed with or been on recordings featuring: Loudon Wainwright, David Johansen (Buster Poindexter/NY Dolls), Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane), Maggie Roche, Eddy Arnold (Country Music legend), Ike Willis (Frank Zappa), Roswell Rudd, Archie Shepp, Tony Trischka, John Medeski, and Catherine Russell. He has performed at the JVC Jazz Festival, Syracuse Jazz Festival, Toronto Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He has performed extensively throughout the US and Europe. His music’s been featured on NPR and has received 4 stars in DownBeat magazine.