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Annual Jazz Showcase Summer Residency
Join CJO and our featured guests every Monday evening in June, July, & August where jazz lives in Chicago since 1947!
Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago

July 15 | Vocalist Bobbi Wilsyn

Bobbi Wilsyn has gained national and international recognition as the featured jazz-blues vocalist with the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, The Italian Jazz Band, Symphonic Jazz International under the direction of notable conductors, Jon Faddis, Dick Dunscomb, and the late William Russo. Singing the repertory that inspired her as a child, she has performed on nightclub and concert stages and at jazz festivals from Vegas to Verona.

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July 22 | A Tribute to Ron Dewar featuring pianist John Campbell

After graduating from Illinois State University in the 1970s, Pianist John Campbell moved to Chicago, then on to New York City in the 1980s. He has worked with Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs, Stan Getz, Eddie Harris, James Moody, Charles McPherson, Clark Terry, and Mel Tormé. The show will be a tribute to saxophonist and clarinetist Ron Dewar, a founding member of the Jazz Members Big Band, which later became the Chicago Jazz Orchestra.

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Looking ahead:


July 29 | Tenor saxophonist Scott Burns

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Glen Ellyn Jazz Up Music Festival

with special guest Alyssa Allgood
Saturday, July 13
2:50 PM

Free admission

Sinatra By Request:
A Tribute to Frank Sinatra's Recording Legacy Featuring Paul Marinaro

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Frank Sinatra’s recording legacy stands as the greatest of all American singers. “Ol’ Blue Eyes” has more “signature song” recordings than any other vocalist in American history. Now, Jeff Lindberg and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra team up with vocalist Paul Marinaro and you to honor this legacy.

Vote for your favorite Sinatra songs here and you might just hear them performed by CJO and Paul Marinaro at the Studebaker Theater!

Sunday, August 25, 3:00 PM
Studebaker Theater
The Fine Arts Building
410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

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