Delmark recording artist and trumpeter/composer Malachi Thompson and his Africa Brass ensemble will perform a new composition entitled Black Metropolis. This musical suite in four parts celebrates the glory days of Chicago's African American community and it's contribution to the development of Jazz as an American artform. The concert will also feature another new work dedicated to Jazz icon Louis Armstrong called Blues for a Saint Called Louis. the featured soloist are saxophonist Ari Brown and vocalist Dee Alexander. For more info contact the HotHouse at 312-362-9707 or call Mike at Delmark records at 773-539-5001.