2016 Annual Gala: A Night in Tunisia

October 27, 2016 - 12:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thank You!

With your generous support, we were able to generate over $130,000 to promote and nurture jazz in Chicago.  Thank you for helping us make the evening a success!

 

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Event Schedule

Alhambra Palace | 1240 W. Randolph

Reception and Silent Auction: 6PM |  Seated Dinner and Jazz Excellence Awards: 7:15PM | Big Band Concert & Dancing: 8:30PM

 

Join us on Thursday, October 27 at the exquisitely exotic Alhambra Palace,  as we celebrate our mission to promote and nurture jazz in Chicago.  Complete with a swinging Jazz Big Band. Our 2016 gala,  A Night in Tunisia features live performances, a seated dinner and silent auction, and our Jazz Excellence Awards which recognize the important contributions made by members of our jazz community.

 

Individual Tickets are $250 ($225 for members) and sponsorship starts at $1000 with an individual sponsorship available for $300.

 

2016 Jazz Excellence Award Recipients

Walter Dyett Lifetime Achievement Award:

Erwin Helfer, Jazz Pianist

 

Timuel Black Community Service Award:

Polk Bros. Foundation

 

Outstanding Jazz Advocate:

Roger Pascal, (posthumously) Attorney, Schiff Hardin

 

2016 Sponsors 

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Sustaining

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Key

Dan Epstein

 

Partner

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Rik Geiersbach & Carolyn Burger

Joseph B. Glossberg & Madeleine Glossberg

William & Jocelyn  Norris

Ted & Susan Oppenheimer

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Advocate

David Helverson

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David Bloomberg

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Roxana Espoz | Stan Hoffman | Jason Koransky | Brian & Laura Myerholtz | Maria Torres | Judith Stein

 

Patron

Warren & Bonita Chapman | Don Budzinski | Elizabeth Beidler Tisdahl | Harold & Aliah Rogers | Darryl & Gail Wilson


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