Chicago Jazz Orchestra


"The best big band
     in the country." 
- Clark Terry

We're live at the SHowcase
on Mondays all summer!

Every Monday in June, July, and August
(except July 4)

With special guests each nighT

Shows begin at 5:3o
v.i.p. seating available


The jazz showcase
806 S. plymouth ct

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra celebrates and perpetuates jazz orchestra music

—an original American art form—

for all audiences through unique performance, education, and collaboration.

In 2022, we have ambitious plans to expand our audience by producing a brand-new recording of the CJO.  Access to excellent music is always important, but it is especially critical during a worldwide pandemic when in-person gatherings to hear live music are limited.

You can help.

A gift of any amount will help us produce a recording that will reach into the homes of those who cannot attend a live performance. We are a 501(c)(3), so your contributions are fully tax-deductible.  You may donate securely via the button below, with or without a personal PayPal account, or you may mail your check made out to "The CJOA" to: 

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra Association, attn. Ellen Cohen

3701 Roth Terrace

Skokie, IL 60076-2337

          No gift is too small, and every gift makes a difference.


Many thanks to our generous sponsors and media supporters!

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