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Jazz Community
A swinging 18-piece big band, led by Marianne May

Welcome to the home of the Jazz Community big band, an 18-piece band playing the music of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones and many more.

The Band Live, 2012

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April is

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Enjoy the band live at our upcoming performances:

Tuesday, April 24 – 7:00 to 10:30 pm
Fitz's Spare Keys
119 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-379-5007 – No Cover
Great food and drink; reservations accepted.
Walking distance from the Elmhurst Metra station. Plenty of free parking in the lot off of Schiller, between York St. and Robert Palmer Dr. (map)

Please support the future of jazz, by joining us to hear the Crystal Lake Central High School Jazz Band. These fine young musicians will be performing at 7 pm, opening for Jazz Community, who will take the stage at 8 pm.


Sunday, May 6 – 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Mullen's Bar & Grill in Norridge
8313 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL 60706
Lawrence and Cumberland Shopping Center
708-452-3190

The Norridge District 80 school board recently voted to eliminate band from the curriculum for the coming school year. Please join Jazz Community, in our support of this special fundraiser, to Save the District 80 Band Program.


Jazz Showcase LogoTuesday, May 8 – 7 pm opening band, 8 pm & 10 pm shows
Jazz Showcase
806 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60605
312-360-0234 – Cover: $10; $5 students/musicians/JIC members
$5 parking in the lot south of Jazz Showcase

Enjoy a 15% discount at Bar Louie, before, or after, the show!
(47 W. Polk, SW corner of Polk and Plymouth – just north of the Jazz Showcase)
Discount applies to all regular-priced menu items. Just mention Jazz Community Big Band.

Please support the future of jazz, by joining us to hear the Niles West High School Jazz Band. These fine young musicians will be performing at 7 pm, opening for Jazz Community, who will take the stage at 8 pm.


Tuesday, May 22 – 7:00 to 10:30 pm
Fitz's Spare Keys
119 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-379-5007 – No Cover
Great food and drink; reservations accepted.
Walking distance from the Elmhurst Metra station. Plenty of free parking in the lot off of Schiller, between York St. and Robert Palmer Dr. (map)

Please support the future of jazz, by joining us to hear the Bernotas Middle School Jazz Band. These fine young musicians will be performing at 7 pm, opening for Jazz Community, who will take the stage at 8 pm.


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