The Monk Meets the First Lady
Presented by Orbert Davis Chicago Jazz
Philharmonic, featuring Tammy McCann
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Orbert Davis’ CJP Chamber Ensemble celebrates the centennial birthdays of two of the jazz genre’s most influential artists: Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald. While Ella’s music has been a staple of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic performances, new arrangements of Thelonious Monk works will premiere under Orbert Davis’ baton, blending jazz and classical genres. This performance will also mark a CJP debut for vocalist Tammy McCann, hailed by Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune as “the next great voice coming out of Chicago.”
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This event is the closing night of the Chicago Southland’s “Let Them Eat Jazz” festival.
Sample 100 years (1917-2017) of flavor in music and food, as the Chicago Southland celebrates the jazz masters who had the recipe for success!
For a complete schedule of events visithttp://CSJazzfestival.org
Pre-Show Pre-Fixe Dinner –$25 per
person + Tax/Tip at Flavor
Reserve your spot by calling Flavor at 708.748.3000 or on Open Table
Soup, or Salad (Please Pick 1)
Chicken & Turkey Gumbo
Entrees (Please Pick 2)
Jerk Chicken Dinner
Cajun Fried Catfish Dinner
Salmon Croquette Dinner
Shrimp & Grits