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2019 Annual “Think Big” Gala “The Chicago River” Album Release Celebration

            What: evening of music and celebration to raise funds for Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s performance and education programs. Guests will be treated to an exclusive “director’s cut” style listening (and viewing) session of excerpts from our newly released album “The Chicago River”, an Orbert Davis orchestral composition inspired by photographs from The Lost Panorama documenting the historic reversal of our city’s waterway. When: May 16, 2019 at The River Roast (315 N. LaSalle St., Chicago) Who: CJP donors, fans, friends of Host Committee members, corporate executives, and members of Chicago’s philanthropic and arts community  7:00 PM Departures of downtown Water Taxis to River Roast dock Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Seated Dinner and Program “The...

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From the Archives “Infiniti in Black”

Orbert Davis: “Infiniti in Black” – Act 1 from Mai-Tech Interactive on Vimeo. Orbert Davis: “Infiniti in Black” – Act 2 from Mai-Tech Interactive on Vimeo. Orbert Davis: “Infiniti in Black” – Act 3 from Mai-Tech Interactive on...

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Paradise Blue

Music composed by Orbert Davis for TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago IL (PJ Powers, Artistic Director; Elizabeth K. Auman, Managing Director) and its 2017 production of Paradise Blue written by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Ron OJ Parson, and supported in part by The Chicago Community Trust. Music performed by Orbert Davis and members of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, featuring Rajiv Halim...

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Coming Soon: The Monk Meets The First Lady

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The Orbert Davis Sextet’s “Tribute to Freddie Hubbard”

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Orbert Davis takes on a story of black Chicago

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