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Tuesdays on the Terrace: Victor Garcia

Tue, Aug 20, 2013, 5:30–8 pm

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Victor Garcia
Photo courtesy of the artist.

Join us for free live jazz concerts every Tuesday, June 3–September 9, 2014, 5:30 pm–8 pm.

A dinner buffet prepared by Wolfgang Puck Catering is available each week for $25 per person, and features a changing menu of dishes created using fresh, locally grown produce from the MCA Farmers' Market (see menu). Tables are limited—call 312.397.4034 or email to reserve your spot.

For a more casual evening, bring a blanket or rent an MCA lawn chair ($5 each) to relax on the garden lawn. Hamburgers, house-made sausages, and a variety of freshly made salads may be purchased from our outdoor grill along with cold beverages, wine, and seasonal cocktails from the cash bar on the lower terrace. Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the sculpture garden.

In case of rain, the event takes place inside Puck's Café.


Victor Garcia has performed with his group CALJE in Chicago and beyond for the past 10 years. He has had the opportunity to play with a multitude of artists from a wide variety of genres, such as Aretha Franklin, Arturo Sandoval, Spoon, the Temptations, Tito Puente, and countless others. In addition, he has recorded dozens of albums, two of which garnered Grammy nominations in 2005 (Angel Melendez & the 911 Mambo Orchestra) and 2008 (Sones de Mexico). Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune says “Garcia…stands as an ebullient soloist, offering a formidable technique and a radiantly polished tone.”

For this concert, Garcia (trumpet) performs with Dan Trudell (organ) and Charles Heath (drums).

Hosted by Leslie Keros
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