Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble at Reva And David Logan Center For The Arts

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Composer and trumpeter Orbert Davis and his 18-piece chamber ensemble of the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic perform Emmy Award-winning music from the 2010 WTTW public television documentary, “DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis.”

Featuring Maggie Brown and saxophonist, Ari Brown, this presentation will also integrate video highlights from the documentary to tell its tale of Chicago’s uniquely African-American history from early 20th century ragtime to the present.

“Davis’ score pungently evokes particular periods in Chicago’s history…each epoch had its sound and its style, and Davis draws upon these characteristics to conjure moments in time.”
- Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune

6:30PM - Pre-concert panel discussion with Orbert Davis, documentary producers Barbara Allen and Dan Andries, and others.

*Presented by the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic in partnership with Chicago Presents
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Reva And David Logan Center For The Arts
Performance hall
Chicago, IL

When

Sat, February 16, 2013
7:30PM

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DUSABLE TO OBAMA: CHICAGO'S BLACK METROPOLIS

Composer and trumpeter Orbert Davis and his 18-piece chamber ensemble of the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic perform Emmy Award-winning music from the 2010 WTTW public television documentary, “DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis.”

Featuring Maggie Brown and saxophonist, Ari Brown, this presentation will also integrate video highlights from the documentary to tell its tale of Chicago’s uniquely African-American history from early 20th century ragtime to the present.

“Davis’ score pungently evokes particular periods in Chicago’s history…each epoch had its sound and its style, and Davis draws upon these characteristics to conjure moments in time.”...
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