Jazz Consortium Big Band at Durty Nellie's in Palatine

  • October 13, 2013 · 5:45 PM
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That sound! 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 (second Sunday) in their huge performance space. We will have a table on the main floor of the Performance room. DANCING! Food & spirits available.

Music 6:00 - 9:00

$10 Cover. (No Meetup fee) Good Food & Spirits.

FREE parking in the huge garage behind Durty Nellie's.

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    The band played a variety of music and the players were really good.

    October 14, 2013

  • Jim P Z

    Outstanding Big Band, nice group of fans, good food! Next performance November 10th.

    October 14, 2013

  • susan

    Too far - I drive - will go to N. suburbs - plse kp me on e mail list

    October 13, 2013

  • Donna M.

    Is there dancing to the band as well?

    October 13, 2013

    • Jim P Z

      Donna, There isn't a "dance floor," but there are enough open spots around the tables to allow space for dancing. -Jim

      October 13, 2013

    • Donna M.

      thank you Jim.

      October 13, 2013

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