For the past twenty-five years with five albums as a leader, several studio projects as a side man, and countless worldwide performances, saxophonist, vocalist and composer Juli Wood has established herself as a solid, swinging, lyrical and entertaining performer on Chicago’s music scene. Juli has played many jazz clubs and festivals nationally and internationally; Chicago Jazz Fest, Hyde Park Jazz Fest, Milwaukee’s Summerfest, Chicago’s main jazz clubs – Jazz Showcase, Green Mill, Andy’s and Katerina’s. Skansen Jazz and Blues (Stockholm , Sweden), Pori Jazz Fest (Finland), Bent J’s club (Aarhus, Denmark), Storyville (Helsinki Finland), Arlandia Jazz Fest (Aaland Islands, Finland) and the ” Made in Chicago ” jazz festival in Poznan Poland to name a few. Juli is in the tradition of saxophonists who were also great vocalists; Cleanhead Vincent, Eddie Harris, and Louis Jordan.

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Had a great time performing Little Rootie Tootie at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2020.


Upcoming shows

  • 06/21/24 Robin Pluer in Theinsville, WI at The Cheel
  • 06/29/24 Juli Wood Quartet in Madison, WI at North Street Cabaret Buy Tickets
  • 07/01/24 Chicago Jazz Orchestra in Chicago at Jazz Showcase
  • 07/14/24 Jam Session in Helsinki at Harju8
  • 07/19/24 Juli Wood Quartet in Seinäjoki at Mallaskosken Panimoravintola
  • 07/21/24 Juli Wood Quartet in Tampere at Haihara
  • 07/22/24 Juli Wood Quartet in Kotka at Sapokka
  • 07/26/24 Juli Wood Trio in Tampere at Siiri Cafe