Steve Coleman and Five Elements: 2016 Chicago Residency


From Oct 1 through Oct 15 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will return to Chicago for another residency. The primary location of activities will be the Rebuild, Arts + Public Life and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, with special events around the city.

  • Performances
  • Workshops in local area schools, at Rebuild, at Arts + Public Life and at the Logan Center
  • Outreach Programs for the Community
  • Final Performance on Oct 15 2016 at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

Most activities will be on the South Side of Chicago.

This is a collaboration of M-Base Concepts, Inc., the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and Arts + Public Life at the University of Chicago, Rebuild, and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in partnership with the Jazz Institute of Chicago.


Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.

Please join our creative music community at, if you are interested in exploring new perspectives in creative music (registration is free).



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