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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

Jazz Showcase LogoMonday, July 24 – 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

Please support the future of jazz, by joining us early to hear the Ed Jacobi Big Band. These fine young musicians will be performing at 7:00 pm, opening for Jazz Community, who will take the stage at 8:00 pm.

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.


Sunday, August 13 – 5:30 to 9:30 pm (doors open at 4:30 pm)
FitzGerald's Nightclub
6615 W. Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, IL 60402
708-788-2118 – $10.00, adults; $5.00, 17 and under

Please join us to hear a Special Guest Jazz Combo, that will be performing at 5:30 pm. Jazz Community will take the stage at 6:30 pm.

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, August 22 – 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)


Peruse our past performances . . .





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