Past Meetup

Jazz Consortium Big Band at Durty Nellie's in Palatine


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 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

The Barrington High School Rithum Machine Jazz Band at 6...

...Followed by the Jazz Consortium Big Band.

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

FREE parking in the garage behind Durty Nellie's.

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