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Let's Listen How Chicago Youngsters Play Jazz!

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Jazzy Funky Blusy Rocky Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Wed 25 Oct 21:00 - Thu 26 Oct 00:30

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Only next Wednesday night, Mexico City will have the opportunity to listen to the recognized NIU Jazz Ensemble, the Laboratory Jazz Big Band of the Northern Illinois University at Chicago.

This group performs advanced and intermediate material covering a wide variety of jazz styles, including new works composed and/or arranged by NIU faculty and students.

If you want to joins please confirm your assistance to Protected content no later than Monday 23rd to keep your seat. Otherwise you can attend but it will be no guarantee there will be able to get in and find a seat.

The group has performed with several international artists, including Allen Vizzutti, Fareed Haque, Kelly Sill, Stefan Karlsson, Liam Teague, Art Davis, Tom Garling, Gary Smulyan, Mark Colby and Wayne Bergeron.

The Jazz Ensemble regularly participates in jazz festivals and competitions, and performs at least six concerts per academic year. In Protected content Protected content ensemble was featured at the Illinois Music Education Conference.

The group won first place in the College Jazz Big Band division at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Jazz Festival in Protected content 2008.

It has received outstanding recognition at the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival many times.

The band was honored with Outstanding Performance recognition at the 35th DOWNBEAT Annual Student Music Awards (June Protected content .