Eric Schneider and the Green Mill Quartet

Unless you frequent jazz clubs deep into the night, you might not know that one of the city's top saxophonists has been holding down the late-late-late slot at the Green Mill, in Uptown. But for the past few months, reeds virtuoso Eric Schneider has been leading the Green Mill Quartet jam sessions that start when the rest of the city winds down every Friday night -- from 1:30 to 4 a.m. Saturday mornings. Veteran baritone saxophonist Barry Winograd fronted the band for a couple of decades, but when he took a brief hiatus toward the end of last year, Schneider stepped in for what seemed to be a temporary stint. Read the full Eric Schneider interview Eric Schneider and the Green Mill Quartet: 1:30 to 4 a.m. Saturday at Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway; Free; 773-878-5552 or
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