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…

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Live Big Band Jazz in Chicago

The Jazz Consortium Big Band

A personal performance note:  there’s nothing like live music, and there’s nothing quite like hearing a 17-piece Big Band up close and personal.  Come be amazed by the Jazz Consortium Big Band, a swinging, rocking, roaring Big Band that I lead which performs the second Sunday of every month at Durty Nellie’s Pub, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL.

It’s not your grandfather’s Big Band–you’ll hear the best of the classic and modern swing and jazz-rock Big Band sounds played with energy and style.  It’s open to all ages, and food and drink are available during our show.   Be there or be square!

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