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CJO 2017-18 Season Ticket

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Studebaker Theater

410 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

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Purchase a 2017-18 Chicago Jazz Orchestra Season Ticket and SAVE! Our season at the Studebaker Theater features THREE wonderful concerts.

Concert 1: Not So Silent Night, featuring Duke Ellington’s Jazz Nutcracker

Friday, December 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm Studebaker Theater, Chicago

An exciting holiday concert, Not So Silent Night, featuring Duke Ellington’s Jazz Nutcracker, opens the Chicago Jazz Orchestra’s 2017-18 season at the Studebaker, Friday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this new holiday tradition featuring the ENTIRE “The Nutcracker Suite,” the classic 1960 holiday album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington featuring jazz interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s "The Nutcracker,” arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. This special performance also boasts an array of holiday classics arranged for big band, making the CJO’s Duke Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker––Not So Silent Night––a live music highlight of Chicago holiday season.



Concert 2: “Sophisticated Giant”: A Tribute to Dexter Gordon, with special guest Joshua Redman

Sunday, March 25 at 3 pm Studebaker Theater, Chicago

CJO returns to the Studebaker in the spring with “Sophisticated Giant”: A Tribute to Dexter Gordon, with special guest Joshua Redman, Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3 p.m. This concert marks the live world premiere of “Sophisticated Giant,” a legendary 1979 recording by the late great tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon performing arrangements by Slide Hampton. Guest artist is the charismatic, internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman. Trombonist arranger Slide Hampton will also be on hand for the performance, which is made possible by the collaboration between Hampton and CJO artistic director Jeff Lindberg, who will be transcribing the arrangements from the original Dexter Gordon recording. The second act is sure to entertain with a wide array of classic jazz arrangements for the 12-piece CJO.



Concert 3: A CJO Salute to “Sinatra at the Sands” featuring Paul Marinaro

Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 pm Studebaker Theater, Chicago

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra’s 2017-18 season finale at its new downtown venue is A CJO Salute to “Sinatra at the Sands” featuring Paul Marinaro, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Sit back and enjoy this live recreation of the famous 1966 “Sinatra at the Sands” performance, long considered to be the definitive live album of his career. The Chicago Tribune hailed CJO guest vocalist Paul Marinaro as having “one of the most beautiful vocal instruments in the business today.” Don’t miss this chance to travel back in time, one-night-only, to revisit a true classic.

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