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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

Enjoy the band live at our upcoming performances:

Tuesday, May 23 – 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 Ensemble. These fine young musicians will be performing at 7 pm, opening for Jazz Community, who will take the stage at 8 pm.


Sunday, June 18 – 6:00 to 9:30 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm)
FitzGerald's Nightclub
6615 W. Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, IL 60402
708-788-2118 – $10.00, adults; $5.00, 17 and under

Treat your Dad (or Dads, treat your kids) to jazz and the vocal stylings of our special guest artist Ava Logan at our Father's Day Special Event!

Capri Ristorante, next door to FitzGerald's, is offering a 15% discount to Jazz Community fans for this engagement. Call Capri ahead at 708-637-4250 to place your order from the Capri Express Menu for pick-up to carry into FitzGerald's, and dine while listening to the band. Mention Jazz Community to receive your discount.

Di Nico's Pizza, 6627 W. Roosevelt Rd., a few doors west of FitzGerald's, is also offering a 15% discount to Jazz Community fans for this engagement. Call Di Nico's ahead at 708-749-9900 to place your order from their menu for pick-up to carry into FitzGerald's, and dine while listening to the band.
Mention Jazz Community to receive your discount.

This event is sponsored by WDCB 90.9 FM.


Tuesday, June 27 – 7:30 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)

Join us for the Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Night. We will be awarding summer jazz camp scholarships from the Bill May Jazz Education Fund. The recipients will be recognized and invited to sit in with Jazz Community. Come out and support these promising young jazz musicians.


Peruse our past performances . . .





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