addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramlinklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Dance to The Jazz Community Big Band

BARGAIN! - Dancing to a live 18-Piece Big Band for $10!

Jazz Community is an 18-piece big band playing the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones and more.

The band was established in the mid 1970’s by its late founder and director, trumpet player Bill May. Originally called the "Norridge-Harwood Heights Community Jazz Band," due to the origins of founder Bill May and many of the original band members, the band later became know as "Jazz Community" and played throughout the Chicagoland area for over 12 years.

With the untimely passing of founder and director Bill May in the fall of 1991, the group disbanded. Jazz Community reunited in the fall of 2011 to recognize the twentieth anniversary of Bill’s passing and to honor and celebrate the musical contributions he made to the many lives he touched.

With the successful reunion of Jazz Community in the fall of 2011 the members of the band are back on track, inspired and ready to delight Big Band Fans in the Chicagoland area once again.

********

$10. (No Meetup fee)

This event is listed on several Meetups!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIG DANCE FLOOR!. Hanging Gardens Banquet Rooms is located in the shopping center at Belmont and Thatcher. Plenty of FREE parking. Full bar with limited menu (pizza, beef sandwiches, chicken fingers). Look for a table with a Meetup sign. Of course RSVPs are appreciated so we know how many Big Band fans to expect, but last minute attendees are welcome.

Big Band Jazz fan?

Join the Chicagoland Big Band Jazz Society Meetup:

http://www.meetup.com/Chicagoland-Big-Band-Jazz-Society-Meetup/

 

Join or login to comment.

  • Jim P Z

    Great show, but flooded streets and even more rain coming down led to many cancellations. Next Jazz Community BB performance, May 28th, same location.

    April 24, 2013

  • Lori B.

    This is a fabulous band & venue- I went to see them last month.

    April 21, 2013

6 went

Our Sponsors

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy