Jazz Consortium Big Band at Durty Nellie's in Palatine

Lots of great music at our October Meetup in Durty Nellie's!

The irresistible sound of soaring trumpets, robust trombones, wailing saxophones and swinging rhythm section…the sound of the Jazz Consortium Big Band. The Jazz Consortium Big Band is a swinging, rocking, roaring 17-piece Chicago big band that celebrates the best Swing and Jazz-Rock big band music.

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Since its inception in 1975, the Jazz Consortium Big Band has featured well-known music from such iconic big bands as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, and contemporary big bands like Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, plus original compositions by band members.

Led by saxophonist Roy Vombrack, this Chicago area big band plays a variety of Jazz, Swing and Jazz-Rock music that appeals to all ages. The Jazz Consortium Big Band performs at Durty Nellie's every month in their huge performance space. We will have a table on the main floor. Food & spirits available.

Music from 6:00 to 9:00

$10 admission (No Meetup fee)

Listed on several Meetups!

For a schedule of Big Band Jazz in the Chicago area provided by the Chicagoland Big Band Jazz Society (Join CBBJS for $10/yr.):



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  • Jim P Z

    Classic Swing, Latin, original Jazz arrangements, and Christmas tunes Big Band-style - The Jazz Consortium Big Band does it all! See them at Durty Nellie's in January on Sunday the 13th!

    December 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was my first time seeing the Jazz Consortium Big Band - they were great!

    December 10, 2012

  • Eilene

    For anyone interested, friend's big band plays at Mango's on Milwaukee at Dempster in Niles, on Thursday nights 7-10..$5 cover requested. And for those who do some ballroom and swing, we dance...crowd varies week to week.

    1 · December 4, 2012

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