Press

2017

Orbert Davis, CJP bring their best to ‘Best Of’

Chicago Tribune, August 25

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic “Best Of” Review – A Treat for Chicago

Splash Magazines, August 24

Orbert Davis on Inventing a Genre of Jazz and Paying Tribute to the Greats

Chicago Magazine, April 25

2016

Havana Blue Review

DownBeat, October

Orbert Davis’ CJP Chamber Ensemble Featured In Solar Latin Club

SolarLatinClub, August

MacArthur directs all it’s grant money to city’s arts groups

Chicago Tribune, February

Southside Jazz Coalition Continues Fundraising Efforts

Bean Soup Times, January 13

2015

Orbert Davis Sketches Revisited Review

IAJRC Journal, June

Our Kids and Communities Need to Make Music to Succeed

Huffington Post, May 4

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to celebrate the music of  ‘Third Stream’ Pioneer Gunther Schuller

Chicago Sun-Times, February 1

Musical Revolution

Chicago Tribune, January 21

2014

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain Revisited

SomethingElseReviews.com, September 20

Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philarmonic carried the Havana Jazz Plaza Festival his new Album “Sketches of Spain (Revisited)

Jazz Global Beat, July 27

Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain [Revisited]

Jazz-Square (Russian), July 26

Top five 2014 summer releases to groove on

AXS, July 24

Sketches of Spain (Miles Davis & Gil Evans) – Revisited – Orbert Davis/Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

Audiophile Audition, July 24

“Sketches of Spain [Revisited]” by Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble

Newcity Music, July 23

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic – ‘Sketches of Spain (Revisited)

SeattlePi, July 19

Davis: Sketches of Spain Revisited

Classical Candor, July

Orbert Davis’ new jazz symphony at College of DuPage

Chicago Tribune, March 23

The music man: How humble roots inspired a jazz legend

YES Magazine, March

2013

CJP Receives Arts Grant

Chicago Tribune, October 7

Orbert Davis returns to intimacy at Jazz Showcase

Chicago Tribune, September

‘The Chicago River’ GETS JAZZED

Chicago Tribune, May 27

Davis’ ‘The Chicago River’ is a natural tributary of Chicago Symphony’s diverse Rivers Festival

Chicago On the Aisle, May 26

The Chicago River Runs Through Orbert Davis’ new musical creation

Chicago Sun-Times, May 20

A tender look at Cuba in Chaves and Davis’ ‘Havana Blue’

Chicago Tribune Online, April 15

River North Dance Chicago and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic in “Havana Blue” at the Auditorium Theatre

Chicago Sun-Times Online, April 15

‘Havana Blue’ Preview

Chicago Magazine Online, April 11

‘Havana Blue’ Preview

Arteyvida Chicago, April

Journey to Cuba

Chicago Tribune, April 7

Orbert Davis and Frank Chavez Combine Their Collective Forces

Clef Notes, Spring 2013

Gig of the Week: Davis on ‘DuSable to Obama’

Southtown Star, March

10 questions: Upbringing vital to Emmy-winning Davis

The Daily Journal, March

Orbert Davis Brings ‘DuSable to Obama’ to GSU Center for Performing Arts

eNews Park Forest, March

Who Says the Big Band Era Ended?

Chicago Tribune, February

Two Mighty Ensembles

Chicago Tribune, February

2012

Bears to feature Momence musician at halftime

The Daily Journal, November

Bears score one for veterans — via jazz

Chicago Tribune, November

An illuminating start to Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s season

Chicago Tribune, October

Orbert Davis, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic swing into a new season

Chicago Tribune, October

Young jazz stars feel heartbeat of music

UIC News, October

Perfect blend from the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

Lake Forester, October

Local jazz hero Orbert Davis shares award with national honorees

Examiner.com, June

A parade of jazz singers blows through the windy city

Examiner.com, April

High-minded Ella tribute falls short

Chicago Tribune, March

Through Ellas Eyes Another Success for the CJP

Chicago Jazz Magazine, March

Davis, ensemble pay tribute to Ella

Chicago Tribune, March

Orbert Inc.

Downbeat Magazine, March