Over 300 people attended the Jazz Institute of Chicago’s Night in Tunisia gala on October 27, 2016 at the Alhambra Palace. Thanks to the incredible generosity of our guests, we raised over $130,000.
We were honored to celebrate the achievements of Jazz Excellence Award recipients:
Roger Pascal (posthumously)
Polk Bros. Foundation
Thank you to everyone who attended the event, participated in the auction or made a donation. We also extend a special thanks to those who made in-kind contributions to our auction. Thank you for your generosity!
The Jazz Institute of Chicago is extremely grateful to all those who sponsored our event: ThePrivateBank, Boeing, Dan Epstein, Accenture, Joseph B. and Madeleine Glossberg, Rik Geiersback and Carolyn Burger, William and Joyce Norris, PWC (PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Ted and Susan Oppenehimer, The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, David Helverson, Schiff Hardin LLP, Martha Pascal, Roxana Espoz, Stan Hoffman, Jason Koransky, Brian and Laura Myerholtz, Judith E. Stein, Maria Torrez, The motionDevotion.com, Elizabeth Beidler Tisdahl, Warren and Bonita Chapman, Harold and Aliah Rogers, Darryl and Gail Wilson, Rahssan Clark Morris and Alyce Morris, and Ruby A. Rogers.
The evening included music from the Julius Tucker Trio, Noteworthy Jazz Ensemble and a special showcase of our work in action with the 2016 Jazz Links Kiewit-Wang Mentorship Award recipients.
A special thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers, the gala planning comittee and board of directors for their efforts to make the evening a success.
Check out the photo gallery below for a glimpse of the fun!