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Chicago Jazz Fest

Free Big Band Outdoor Concert in Elgin July 15

Free Big Band Outdoor Concert in Elgin July 15

An evening of Big Band favorites old and new is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert Tuesday, July 15, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin. Website, Phone, 847.531.7056. Led by Elgin resident and saxophonist Roy Vombrack, this professional band of five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones and rhythm section will feature ballads, swing and jazz-rock selections such iconic Big Bands as Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich and Maynard Ferguson. The concert is sponsored by the City of Elgin as part of its Summer Concert Series. Bench seating is available, or lawn chairs and...