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Jazz Cabaret - Dizzy at 100 - SOLD OUT!

Friday, May 19
6:30 p.m.
This event has sold out, to be added to our wait list, please call 312-482-8933 ext. 21. Buy tickets

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Celebrate the centennial birthday of Dizzy Gillespie with the outstanding trumpets of Art Davis, Victor Garcia, and Walter White. This unique evening will include stories and anecdotes on Mr. Gillespie’s legacy from Dan Bindert, jazz aficionado and WDCB 90.9 FM station manager. Don’t miss the chance to hear some of the nation’s foremost trumpeters reflect on the life and influence of a legendary virtuoso. Tickets include light hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Guests must be 21 years of age. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Ticket Refund Policy:  Tickets are fully refundable up to 10 days prior to the event, 50% refundable up to 72 hours prior to the event and non-refundable less than 72 hours prior to the event.

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