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 Chicago River” hi‐definition listening and viewing experience, with commentary from Orbert Davis (composer) and Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, co‐authors of the book The Lost Panorama

Presentation of “Think Big” Founder’s Award to:

Ted and Susan Oppenheimer

Inaugural “Jazz Alive” Educator’s Award to:

Valerie Nicholson, Professor of Music, Prairie State College

Tickets and Tables:

Tables of ten (10) are $2,500 ‐ $20,000 Individual Tickets are $250

Contact: Birdie Soti, Executive Director
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic ‐ 1111 N. Wells Street, Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60610 Tel. (312) 573‐8932, x. 936 Email. [email protected]