Jazz 100
Presented By Overture Center • Bell Laboratories Music Series

Jazz 100

Thu, Mar 16

Overture Hall: $30 - $50

Notices:

Ages 6 and up

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Add to Calendar 03/16/2017 7:30 PM 03/16/2017 9:30 PM America/Chicago Jazz 100 The musical dawn of jazz from the strands of New Orleans history took hold in 1916. A celebration of Jazz 100 honors the birthdays of greats Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Mongo Santamaria—all born in the glorious year of 1917. Under the musical direction of Danilo Perez (a former pianist for Dizzy Gillespie), Chris Potter (tenor), Avishai Cohen (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), vocalist Lizz Wright and an A-list rhythm section rounds out the lineup. Overture Hall, Overture Center for the Arts info@overturecenter.org false MM/DD/YYYY

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The musical dawn of jazz from the strands of New Orleans history took hold in 1916. A celebration of Jazz 100 honors the birthdays of greats Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Mongo Santamaria—all born in the glorious year of 1917. Under the musical direction of Danilo Perez (a former pianist for Dizzy Gillespie), Chris Potter (tenor), Avishai Cohen (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), vocalist Lizz Wright and an A-list rhythm section rounds out the lineup.