**Tuesdays on the Terrace are always free, and museum admission is always free on Tuesday for Illinois residents. Free tickets are available exclusively in-person at the Admissions desk on the day of your visit. Come early and see our exciting summer exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” before the jazz starts at 5:30p. To guarantee a timeslot for “Figures of Speech” advance tickets can also be purchased online now for $15. **
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. Rising Chicago jazz pianist Julius Tucker is joined by Neil Hemphill on drums and Jeremiah Hunt on bass.
Julius Tucker is a recent graduate of Northwestern University. He pursued a double major in jazz piano at NU’s Bienen School of Music and civil engineering at its McCormick School of Engineering. Tucker has been studying piano for almost 16 years and has been blessed to share these years with many musicians and mentors that have carved his musical voice.