Coltrane, Blanchard among Jazz Fest headliners

Trumpeter Terence Blanchard, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and singer Cecile McLorin Salvant will be among the featured performers at the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, running Aug. 28-31 in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center. The complete schedule is yet to come; for more information, visit chicagojazzfestival.us.

Among the highlights:

Aug. 29: Rufus Reid; Blanchard with Coltrane and Lionel Loueke.

Aug. 30: Gary Burton; Dave Holland's Prism.

Aug. 31: Cecile McLorin Salvant; members of the Sun Ra Arkestra.

hreich@tribune.com

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