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Jazz In The Key of Ellison

February 22 @ 8:00 pm

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Featuring Will Downing, Nona Hendryx, Quiana Lynell, Nicholas Payton, and The Andy Farber Orchestra

Inspired by the musical life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer Ralph Ellison, Jazz in the Key of Ellison is a multimedia concert featuring music by Ellison’s favorite artists including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and Thelonious Monk. This star-led evening includes Grammy® Award-winning trumpeter Nicholas Payton, R&B and jazz vocalist Will Downing, iconic Labelle singer Nona Hendryx and 2017 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz vocal competition winner Quiana Lynell with the Andy Farber Jazz Orchestra.


Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Mon - Sat: Noon - 6pm / Sun: Noon - 4pm / Until intermission on concert days


February 22
8:00 pm

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Age Recommendations
8 and up