Salute to the Big Bands!
March 9, 2013
Ticket prices: $22 - $60
Student prices available in person or by phone at 815-968-0595
The Big Band Era gave us more than a treasure trove of great "standards": it moved America
closer to racial equality. Over several decades, the Big Bands gradually erased lines of racial segregation, as black and white musicians played together and white audiences became enthusiastic
fans of black dance bands. Enjoy
the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Eddie Duchin, Louis
Armstrong, Glenn Miller and more.
Guest appearance from Emily Bear.