Tuesdays on the Terrace: Julius Tucker Trio

  • Anne & John Kern Terrace Garden
    Outer east side of the MCA, accessible via the back gate and the Commons
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Julius Tucker
Photo: Lauren Deutsch


Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Rising Chicago jazz pianist Julius Tucker is joined by Neil Hemphill on drums and Jeremiah Hunt on bass.



Julius Tucker is a recent graduate of Northwestern University. He pursued a double major in jazz piano at NU’s Bienen School of Music and civil engineering at its McCormick School of Engineering. Tucker has been studying piano for almost 16 years and has been blessed to share these years with many musicians and mentors that have carved his musical voice. Tucker performed at the 2018 Chicago and Hyde Park Jazz Festivals, and played at numerous venues including The Green Mill, Room43, Andy’s Jazz Club, and Jazz Showcase.


WDCB 90.9 is the Media Sponsor of Tuesdays on the Terrace.

Tuesdays on the Terrace is made possible in part by a generous gift from Luminarts Cultural Foundation, supported by Cherilyn and Michael Murer.