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Saturday, August 27, 7:00PM

Freedom From and Freedom To

Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

Thursday, September 1, 12:15-1:15PM

with Toyoaki Jazz Ensemble 

Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington St, Chicago

Thursday, September 1, 2:00-3:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Fred Jackson, Ethan Philion and Isaiah Spencer) 

PRESENTED BY ELASTIC ARTS

Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington St, Chicago

Thursday, September 1, 8:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO (solo)

ESQUINA

4602 N Western Ave, Chicago

Saturday, September 10, 8:30PM

IKZ Album Release with Mai Sugimoto (solo set)

Constellation

3111 N Western Ave, Chicago

 

Friday, July 29, 6:30PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Fred Jackson, Anton Hatwich and Bill Harris)

https://navypier.org/listings/listing/water-colors

Navy Pier (Lake Stage)

600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

Monday, July 25, 8:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Fred Jackson, Anton Hatwich and Bill Harris)

Anagram Series

Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

Saturday, July 23, 4:00PM

with FRED JACKSON QUINTET (with Joshua Abrams, Coco Elysses and Avreeayl Ra)

HotHouse 35th Anniversary "Pocket Festival" of Jazz and Art

3947 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

Sunday, July 10, 6:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO TRIO (with Joshua Abrams and Isaiah Spencer) 

Night Out in the Parks

Fred Anderson Park

1629 S Wabash Ave, Chicago

Thursday, June 23, 7:00PM

The Legacy Project with Chico Freeman Orchestra

Logan Center for the Arts

E 60th St, Chicago

Saturday, June 18, 8:00PM

ASIAN IMPROV ARTS PRESENTS: MAI SUGIMOTO / FRED JACKSON / ISAIAH SPENCER

Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

 

Saturday, May 7, 6:00PM

Natural Information Society

Retreat at Currency Exchange

305 East Garfield Blvd 

Sunday, April 24, 5:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO DUO (with Isaiah Spencer)

New Music Series

Arts + Literature Laboratory

111 S Livingston St, Madison, WI

Saturday, April 23, 7:00PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Fred Jackson, Anton Hatwich and Tommaso Moretti)

Compound Yellow's Side Yard Sounds

Thursday, April 7, 8:30PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Fred Jackson, Anton Hatwich and Bill Harris)

Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

 

Wednesday, February 9, 8:30PM

3 on 3 Series 

Constellation 

3111 N Western Ave, Chicago

CANCELLED

Thursday, February 17, 8:30PM

Mai Sugimoto Quartet

(with Fred Jackson Jr., Anton Hatwich, Bill Harris)

Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

8PM

31st Annnual Winter Solstice Evening Concerts - Night 2 

FRESH PALETTE ENSEMBLE

(Joshua Abrams, Jason Adasiewicz, Kioto Aoki, Tatsu Aoki , Zahra Glenda Baker, Angel Bat Dawid, Hamid Drake, Jason Stein,

Mai Sugimoto, Michael Zerang)

 

Sunday, January 9, 2022

7PM

Sudden Impact Series Presents:

ED WILKERSON JR/MWATA BOWDEN/MAI SUGIMOTO

Green Line Performing Arts Center

329 E Garfield Blvd, Chicago

 

Friday, November 19, 2021

7PM

MAI SUGIMOTO TRIO

26th Annual Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival

Zhou B Art Center

1029 W 35th St, Chicago

 

Saturday, September 25, 2021

2:30-3:15PM

MAI SUGIMOTO TRIO

HYDE PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL

Augustana Church 

5500 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago

 

Friday, September 3, 2021

8:30PM (CST)

ALEX MASSA'S WATER MUSIC

Record release show

Constellation, Chicago

Monday, August 23, 2021

6PM (CST)

with NATURAL INFORMATION SOCIETY 

Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago

 

Thursday, August 5, 2021

6PM (CST)

Birdhouse and AIRMW Presents: MIYUMI PROJECT FEAT. FRED JACKSON, MAI SUGIMOTO, KIOTO AOKI

Night Out in the Parks

Fred Anderson Park 

South Loop, Chicago

 

Saturday, March 20, 2021

7PM (CST)

AIRMW Presents: DA WEI WANG, MAI SUGIMOTO, KIOTO AOKI

(Joint solo album release livestreamed show )

www.twitch.tv/elasticartschicago

 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

ALEX MASSA'S WATER MUSIC march for Water Music on the beach

Edgewater, Chicago

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sudden Impact presents MAI SUGIMOTO SOLO (Livestream)

Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

SUGIMOTO/MASSA/BARTON

outdoor live recording 

2071 N Hoyne Ave, Chicago

 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Birdhouse Presents MAI SUGIMOTO with JOSHUA ABRAMS AND ISAIAH SPENCER

for Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Jazz

(online)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnK7CV5xXRs

Saturday, April 18, 2020

MAI SUGIMOTO SOLO 

Hothouse Global featuring Asian Improv Arts Midwest (Livestream)

 twitch.tv/hothouseglobal 

 

Saturday, February 22, 2020

SUGIMOTO/AOKI/RA

Live recording session

Elastic Arts, Chicago

 

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

SUGIMOTO/GIALLORENZO/SPENCER

Elastic Arts, Chicago

 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

MORAINE VALLEY CC COMBO CONCERT

7PM

 

Saturday, November 23, 2019

MORAINE VALLEY CC JAZZ CONCERT

7:30PM

 

Monday, November 18, 2019

SUGIMOTO/JONES

Myopic Books, Chicago

 

11/14 – Jazz at Holmes Series @ 560 Music Center, Saint-Louis, MO
THE BRIDGE with Paul Steinbeck  

11/12 – The Hideout, 9PM 

THE BRIDGE

11/10 – Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, WI

THE BRIDGE

11/09 – Logan Center for the Arts, 7PM
concert followed by a public discussion and Q&A

THE BRIDGE

11/09 – Experimental Sound Studio, 2PM
live public recording

THE BRIDGE

11/08 – Doug Fogelson Studio, 9PM

THE BRIDGE

11/07 – Sudden Sound Series @ Krannert Art Museum, Urbana, IL

THE BRIDGE

11/06 – The Promontory, 8.30PM

THE BRIDGE

11/04 – Blue Stem Jazz @ Café Coda, Madison, WI, 9PM

THE BRIDGE

11/03 – ProMusica Studio, 6PM
live public recording

THE BRIDGE

11/02 – Constellation, 8.30PM
THE BRIDGE

11/01 – The Stony Island Arts Bank, 6PM

THE BRIDGE

Monday, October 28, 2019

Alex Massa's Strange Winds - Night of The Living Dead!

at The Charleston

2076 N Hoyne Ave, Chicago

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

MAI SUGIMOTO TRIO

at The California Clipper

1002 N California Ave, Chicago

 

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Jazz Faculty Showcase

at Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W College Pkwy, Palos Hills

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Samson Young World's Fair 1933

at Chicago Symphony Center

220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition Big Band (Feat. Tim Hagans and Charles Tolliver)

at DePaul University, Chicago

 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Alex Massa's Strange Winds

at The Charleston

2076 N Hoyne Ave, Chicago

Friday, September 6, 2019

Jeff Albert's Unanimous Sources

at Constellation

3111 N Western Ave, Chicago

 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

8PM

MAI SUGIMOTO TRIO 
at Dorian's

1939 W North Ave, Chicago

Thursday, August 29, 2019

1:45PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Russ Johnson)

for 41st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival

at Claudia Cassidy Theater

Chicago Cultural Center 

78 E Washington St, Chicago

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

9PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET (with Russ Johnson)

at Hungry Brain

2319 W Belmont Ave, Chicago

 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 

9PM

SUGIMOTO/ROEBKE/ZERANG

at Cafe Mustache

2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

7PM

SUGIMOTO/MÖSCHING/SPENCER

at Hairpin Arts Center

2810 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago

Friday, July 19, 2019

9PM

Tatsu Aoki's New Japan Ensemble

3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago

Thursday, July 18, 2019

8PM

SUGIMOTO/MÖSCHING/SPENCER

at Dorian's 

1939 W North Ave, Chicago

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

9PM

HANAMI

at Hungry Brain

2319 W Belmont Ave, Chicago

Sunday, June 30, 2019

5:30PM

Heritage Jazz Orchestra

at Winter's Jazz Club

465 N McClurg Court, Chicago

Sunday, June 16, 2019

5:30PM

Heritage Jazz Orchestra

at Winter's Jazz Club

465 N McClurg Court, Chicago

Saturday, June 8, 2019

8PM

MAI SUGIMOTO QUARTET

at Isthmus Jazz Festival

The Winnebago

2262 Winnebago St, Madison, WI