|Title: ||The Central Illinois Jazz Society|
|Description: ||The Central Illinois Jazz Society|
Serving Central Illinois Since 1978
CIJS House Band
At 6:00 p.m.
Illinois Central Jazz Train
At 7:15 p.m.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Jazz Nights in the Heights at Trailside Event Center, second floor of Trefzger's Bakery, 4416 N. Prospect Road, Peoria Heights.
This seventeen piece jazz orchestra, directed by Larry Harms, strives to carry on the big band tradition and to embrace contemporary styles. The selections will include a new arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie's "Birk's Works" and Eddie Harris "Compared to What". From the Maynard Ferguson library "A Foggy Day", "People", and "The Spirit of St. Frederick" which will feature the lead trumpet sounds of Dale Rideout. Also on the program will be a rendition of the Ventures hit "Walk, Don't Run" arranged by Quincy Jones for the Count Basie Orchestra.
The Jazz Train will play the both sets and includes members of the CIJS House Band.
The Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms - sax
. The CIJS House Band features outstanding jazz musicians from the area. They will present a mixture of jazz styles. For more information visit www.cijs.org or call 243-1582. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.
Admission: $6.00 Members $10.00 Non-Members Students are free
The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.