Snug Harbor presents
Kurt Elling, Steve Wilson, Rufus Reid & Alumni of Ravinia Steans Music Institute
Friday March 1st, 2024 10:00pm (Doors: 9:00pm)

Snug Harbor is proud to host a very special two night, four show engagement with the Ravinia Steans Music Institute Jazz faculty and alumni from its prestigious program. This year, Ravinia on Tour brings the musicians from an exemplary alumni ensemble across the program’s 20 year history.  This amazing line-up features:

Kurt Elling, vocals
Renowned for his singular combination of robust swing and poetic insight, two-time Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling has secured his place among the world's foremost jazz vocalists. The New York Times has proclaimed Elling, “the standout male vocalist of our time.”

Steve Wilson, saxophone
Regularly lauded as a musician’s musician and a leading saxophonist and composer by the likes of NPR and JazzTimes, Steve Wilson has added a distinctive sound to more than 100 recordings including Chick Corea, Maria Schneider, George Duke, Dianne Reeves, and Bill Bruford.

Rufus Reid, bass
An active presence in the jazz world since the 1970’s.  He has recorded over 500 albums, 25 under his own name, with Terrestrial Dance and Always In The Moment released in Vinyl by Newvelle Records.  The 2022, Celebration, features the jazz trio with a string quartet.  Reid can be heard on recordings with Dexter Gordon, Andrew Hill, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Quartet, Kenny Barron, Stan Getz, J.J. Johnson, Lee Konitz, and Jack DeJohnette. 

Reid has written for strings, chamber ensembles, solo bass, jazz ensembles of varying sizes and symphony orchestras and has had the privilege of having all of them performed.  

Showtimes:  8 pm & 10 pm
Doors: 7 pm & 9 pm

Also performing March 1st and 2nd include:

Rufus Reid, bass
Luca Mendoza, piano
Harish Raghavan, bass
Mark Whitfield Jr., drums
Jason Palmer, trumpet
Veronika Leahy, saxophone

Restaurant is Open 5pm - 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:

Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations for the Dining Room online via OpenTable.com !

Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner in the Restaurant next door by Emailing reservations@snugjazz.com after your tickets have been purchased online for the Music Room. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival.

Bar Room is Open 5pm - Midnight, with or without tickets. 

Kind Reminder:  Snug Harbor does NOT serve the full menu inside the Music Room. We do offer cheese and charcuterie tray options. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only the charcuterie, cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive at least 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated in the Music Room for your ticketed showtime.