Big Band Jazz at FitzGerald’s

Chicago big band the Jazz Consortium Big Band performs swing jazz and jazz-rock favorites.

The Jazz Consortium sax section

Big Band jazz for every taste is in store as the Jazz Consortium Big Band makes its debut performance Sunday, Jan. 15, 6-9:30 p.m. at FitzGerald’s in Berwyn, the legendary and well-respected nightclub that’s been featuring the best blues, jazz and rock for over 50 years.  (Click here for more details.)

The 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band is honored to join the ranks of big bands that grace FitzGerald’s stage, and we look forward to bringing our own blend of Big Band classics and original compositions to its friendly environs.  Tunes from Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington to Buddy Rich and Maynard Ferguson will be on tap–we look forward to entertaining you with our wide-ranging repertoire!

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More Chicago Big Band Jazz in 2012

The Jazz Consortium Big Band at Durty Nellie's in Palatine

Where’s Waldo?  Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?  Can’t help you with those, but if you want to know where to find great Big Band jazz in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, the Jazz Consortium Big Band will be swinging throughout 2012 at Durty Nellie’s Pub, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL.

It’s the same day and place the Jazz Consortium has been playing since June–the second Sunday of each month in the evening.  This 17-piece band mixes in classic and modern Big Band selections from such bands as Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Buddy Rich and Maynard Ferguson, plus original compositions.  And you can eat and drink while enjoying swing, jazz-rock and latin favorites past and present.

Come enjoy the “Swingin’ Second Sundays” every month–who knows, you might even find Waldo grooving to the sounds…

Visit us at www.jcbigband.com or Facebook.com/jcbigband.