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Jazz for the Journey
Thursday, November 7
Museum Members $35; Public $40 Buy tickets
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Before you embark on your winter holiday journeys, the Driehaus Museum presents an evening of jazz standards with the theme of travel. A marvelous quartet of Chicago Jazz Orchestra musicians takes you away: Pete Benson on piano; Bill Overton, saxophone; Marquis Hill, trumpet; and Dennis Carroll, bass. The sounds of well-known favorites such as “Sweet Home Chicago,” “Take the A Train,” and “A Night in Tunisia” will kick off your journeys inside the beautiful historic Ballroom.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Ticket includes Museum general admission.
This program is presented in partnership with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra.
About the Chicago Jazz Orchestra
The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) was founded in 1978 as the Jazz Members Big Band by Jeff Lindberg and the late Steve Jensen. Composed of Chicago’s top musicians, the CJO is Chicago’s oldest professional jazz orchestra in continuous operation and one of the oldest jazz orchestras in the country. Like the mansion and the collection that is housed in the Driehaus Museum, the Chicago Jazz Orchestra has a long, impressive, and artistic history.
Image: Chicago Jazz Orchestra musician Marquis Hill on trumpet. Akili Visucl.
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Mark Twain Lecture
Thursday, October 6
This lecture by Jennifer A. Greenhill, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History, American Art and Visual Culture, University of Southern California explore the creative possibilities offered by the comic press during the Gilded Age through the work of Mark Twain. Read more
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