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Chicago Live Jazz (May 6 - May 13, 2011) Music Schedule



Here is what's happening on the Chicago Live Jazz Music Scene for May 6th, 2011 thru May 13th, 2011...(Chicago Jazz Bassist Kelly Sill - photo: KellySill.com)...

Video of bassist Kelly Sill performing at a Northern Illinois University 2009 concert:


----Club Schedules----

Adelle's
1060 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187-5720
(630) 784-8015
Open Tue-Thu 4:30pm-8:30pm;
Fri-Sat 4:30pm-9:30pm;
Sun 4pm-8pm
Jazz On Thursdays from 7PM-10PM
THURSDAY 5/12 ~ Chris Bernhardt Duo
THURSDAY 5/19 ~ Jose Valdes Duo
THURSDAY 5/26 ~ Fred Krubel Duo


Andy's Jazz Club
11 East Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60611
312.642.6805
$10 Admission until 8:30 pm; $15 Admission after 8:30 pm
Upcoming weekly performances
Sundays
5pm - Jordan Baskin Trio
9pm - Andy's Jam Session w/John Bany
Mondays
5pm - Rocky Yera Quartet
9pm - Guy King's Organ Trio
Tuesdays
5pm - Chris Greene Quartet
9pm - Tim Fitzgerald Trio feat. Vocalist Sara Marie Young
Wednesdays
5pm - Henry Johnson's "Just Us 3"
9pm - Mike Smith Quartet
Thursdays
5pm - Dan Trudell Trio
9pm - Pat Mallinger Quartet
Fridays/Saturdays at Andy's
May Weekends
6
5pm - Vocalist Milton Suggs
9pm - Corey Wilkes Quintet
7
5pm - Vocalist Milton Suggs
9pm - Corey Wilkes Quintet
13
5pm - Marlene Rosenberg Quartet
9pm - Von Freeman Quintet
14
5pm - Marlene Rosenberg Quartet
9pm - Von Freeman Quintet


The Blue Note Jazz Club
Now Open in Broadview!
For more information call 708-343-2670
1715 W. Roosevelt Road, Broadview IL
2 miles west of Harlem Avenue
Parking & Entrance in rear.
http://bluenotebroadview.com/
Thursdays and Sundays, shows are at:
9:00 pm, 10:30 pm and 12:00 am (midnite)
Fridays and Saturdays, shows are at:
9:30 pm, 11:00 pm and 12:30 am
live music Thursday-Saturdays
Wednesdays in May
Variety Night
CD Spin- Poetry- New Talent
No Cover Charge
Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8
Ronnie G and The Ultimate Concept Band


Carmen's Jazz Bistro
7210 W College Dr
Palos Heights (119th and Harlem)
708-361-JAZZ [5299]
Live Jazz from 7-10PM every Friday and Saturday
Wednesdays 6:00-9:00PM Saxophonist Tim Branch / Pianist Mike Smith


The Cellar Bistro
132. N. Hale
Wheaton, IL 60187
630-653-6299
6:30-9:00pm, no cover
Live Jazz Every Monday!
May 2-Christy Bennett
May 9-Jim Perona
May 16-Jen Cook
May 23-Petra VanNuis & Andy Brown
June 6-Elaine Dame
June 13-Rebecca Sullivan


The Chambers
Niles, IL (847) 647-8282
Wednesdays 7 pm Jack Carr, Pianist, Singer
Thursdays 7pm John Bany, Charles Braugham, Don Stille


Cafe Mestizo
1646 W 18th St
Chicago
(312) 942-0095
Sundays 6 pm Jam Session with David Boykin


Chicago Jazz Ensemble
Chicago, IL (312) 334-7777
More information at www.chicagojazzensemble.com
May 20 8:00pm
Symphony Center
A Centennial Celebration of
Mahalia Jackson
Jon Faddis, Guest Conductor


City Life Cocktail Lounge
712 E. 83rd St.
Chicago, IL
(773) 723-6700
Open Daily 2pm-2am
Price: $FREE
Vocalist June Evon hosts:
Sundays 8:00 PM
Mixed Ingredients with Corky McClerkin


Close-Up 2
416 South Clark Street
Chicago
(312) 385-1111
Call for updated peformance information
May 6 - Curtis Clark Band
May 7 - Curtis Clark Band
May 11 - Time Keepers
May 12 - Buddy Fambro Trio
May 13 - Cynthis Michele Band


Coq d'Or
(inside The  Drake Hotel)
Chicago
(312) 932-4622
Thursdays & Fridays 9:00pm - 1:00am
Craig Lanigan
Saturdays 9:00pm - 1:00am
Paul Marinaro


The Cove Chicago
8020 S King Dr
773-994-7687
Wednesday Live Jazz


Chant
Thursdays Live Jazz 8:00pm - 11:00pm
1509 E. 53rd St. Chicago, IL 60615 / Phone: 1.773.324.1999
Hyde Park Chicago IL
**Saturday Night
Showtime 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
**Sunday brunch
Showtime 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.


The Dragon Inn
Dyer, IN
888-699-1013
Call for Performances


Elate
111 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654-8706
(312) 202-9900
(located adjacent to Hotel Felix)
Live Late Night Jazz at Elate
Fridays
10pm-1am Brent Kimbrough and Company
Saturdays
10pm-1am Tony Morrison Trio


The Flame
803 Joliet Road
Countryside, Illinois 60525
For Dining Room Reservations
Please Call
1-708-352-3442
Tuesdays 7:30 - 11:30 Johnny Gabor Trio "Open Mike Night" hosted by Connie Marshall
Fridays 7:30 - 12:30 Fred Barbini Trio
Saturdays 7:30 - 12:30 Johnny Gabor Trio featuring vocalist Connie Marshall


Geno's Place In The Park
12401 S. Ashland Ave.
Calumet Park, IL.
(708) 385-2795
Mondays
7pm - Blues bands are featured
Wednesdays
7pm - Jazz bands are featured


The Hyde Park JAZZ Society
(773) 285-2222
Weekly Sunday night jazz concerts at NEW LOCATION 7:30 - 11:30PM!
Until further notice, The Hyde Park Jazz Society will hold its Sunday evening jazz shows at L26, located in the South Loop Hotel at 11 W. 26th Street. Entry to the hotel is through its free parking lot located immediately west of State on 26th Street. L26 is at the south end of the 1st floor. Food and bar service will be available, and the general admission remains $10 and $5 for students with ID's and children accompanied by adults.
Sun. May 08: Ron Salter and The Most Wanted
Sun. May 15: Charles Heath Quartet
Sun. May 22: Art Hoyle Quartet
Sun. May 29: Chris Foreman Trio


Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz
For ticket information or to become a member visit www.illianajazz.com
or call Herta: 708 672-3561
write to P.O. Box 1459, Oak Park, IL 60304


Jazz Showcase
806 south Plymonth ct.
Tel: 312 369- 0234
May 5 2011 - May 8 2011 ERIC ALEXANDER/HAROLD MABERN QUARTET ERIC ALEXANDER/HAROLD MABERN
May 11 2011 - May 15 2011 IRA SULLIVAN/WILLIE PICKENS QUINTET(WILLIE & IRA 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION ) WITH LARRY GRAY(B) & ERNIE ADAMS(D) $20
May 17 2011 CHICAGO'S YOUNG JAZZ PIANIST MARTEZ L. RUCKER CORE-TET $10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS MARTEZ RUCKER
May 18 2011 HAMMOND ENDORSEE ORGANIST JUSTIN DILLARD D-O-3-O $10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS JUSTIN DILLARD
May 19 2011 - May 22 2011 GREAT PIANIST BENNY GREEN TRIO WITH KENNY WASHINGTON (DRUMS) & PETER WASHINGTON(BASS) $25 BENNY GREEN/PETER WASHINTON/KENNY WASHINGTON
May 23 2011 SAXOPHONIST ADAM LARSON QUINTET ADAM LARSON
May 24 2011 VOCALIST/COMPOSER MILTON SUGGS QUARTET $10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS MILTON SUGGS
May 25 2011 HAMMOND ENDORSEE ORGANIST JUSTIN DILLARD D-O-3-O $10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS JUSTIN DILLARD
May 26 2011 - May 29 2011 SAXOPHONIST MIGUEL ZENON QUARTET 8PM/10PM SUN.4PM/8PM/&10PM


Lakeshore Cafe
(773) 288-5800
Fridays: 7-11 pm
JJ and the Jazz Masters


Little Bucherest Bistro Cafe
3661 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
773-604-8500
Every Thursday Night Linsey "Hoochie Man" Alexander
Every Friday, Late Night Serbian Music
Every Saturday, Late Night Arabian Music w/ Belly Dancers


Maggiano's Chicago
(312) 644-7700
Thursdays
9pm - Marc Pompe (vocals and piano)


M Lounge
Chicago (312) 447-0201
1520 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605-2900
312.447.0201
Jazz Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7pm


Morseland
Chicago (773) 764-8900
Sundays
Jimmy Bennington's Colour and Sound 8-10pm Jazz and American Free Music
Mondays
Monday Night Jazz


New Apartment Lounge
504 East 75th Street
Chicago (773) 483-7728
Tuesdays 9pm - 3am Von Freeman's open jam session


Nirvana Wine and Grillerie
701 N. Milwaukee Ave Ste. 280
Vernon Hills, Il 60084
(847) 918-7828
Tuesdays 7pm - Jazz Duo


North Central College
(630) 637-7469
Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center
“A Great Evening of Jazz” on May 18 @ 7:30pm features ensembles directed by the College’s acclaimed jazz faculty, including the Jazz Combos led by guitarist John McLean, saxophonist Mitch Paliga and drummer Jack Mouse; the Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by vocalist Janice Borla; the NCC Big Band; the NCC Jazz Guitar Ensemble led by McLean; a Chamber Jazz Group directed by trumpeter Doug Scharf; and the Jazz Saxophone Quartet under the direction of Paliga. Repertoire will include compositions and arrangements by such jazz luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Wayne Shorter, Don Grolnick, Bobby Troup, Janice Borla and others.

Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago (773) 728-6000


Park 52
Chicago (773) 241-5400
Call for details


The Peninsula Hotel
108 East Superior Street
Chicago (312) 337-2888
"Jazz At The Pen" (in The Lobby)
Fridays/Saturdays 8:30pm-12:30am
The Kimberly Gordon Quartet

Quencher's Saloon
Chicago (773) 276-9730
Call for updated performance information


Q2
Evanston (847) 570-8400
call for updated performance information


Tumbao
Chicago (773) 772-9800
call for updated performances

Pete Miller's Evanston
1557 Sherman Avenue, Evanston: 847-328-0399
Shows are 6:00 - 10PM Mon-Thurs
Mondays – Corky McClerkin Quartet
Tuesdays – Guy King Organ Trio
Wednesdays – Bobby Broom Trio
Thursdays – The Skinny


Pete Miller's Wheeling
412 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling: 847-243-3700
Shows are 6:00 - 10PM Tues -Thurs; 8:00 - 12:30 Fri, Sat
Never A Cover Never A Minimum.
Tuesdays Jim Holman Duo
Wednesdays Matt Pinizzotto Trio
Thursdays Skinny Williams Trio


PianoForte
410 South Michigan Avneue #820
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 291-0000
1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook, IL.
Thursdays at 7:30pm, General seating is $20 (students  seniors $16)
Premium seating (cabaret-style tables in front) is $25.
For group pricing (6 or more): please call (312) 291-0291.
Thursdays at 7:30pm, General seating is $20 (students  seniors $16);


Katerina's
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613-2408 (773) 348-7592
http://www.katerinas.com/
Visit Katerina's Website for updated performance information
Rose Colella w/guitarist, Dan Effland 05/06/2011

REMBETIKA 05/06/2011
Southport Records Presents: Joanie Pallatto's "As You Spend Your Life" with Special Guest Artist, Fareed Haque 05/07/2011
The Rhythm Rockets 05/07/2011
Arlene Bardelle Trio 05/10/2011

Family Piano/Joplin's Java Cafe
114 South Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 775-1988
Closer than you think! Free parking lot /
right by Metra station. www.JoplinsJava.com


The Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
773.878.5552
Weekly Shows
Sundays
7 pm - 10 pm Poetry Slam with Marc Smith
11 pm-2 am Kimberly Gordon Organ Trio
Mondays
9 pm-1 am Typhanie Monique Quartet
Tuesdays
9 pm-1 am Deep Blue Organ Trio
Wednesdays
9 pm-1am Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan
Late Night Industry Set with the Frank Catalano Sextet
Thursdays 9 pm-1 am Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra
Upcoming Weekend Shows
* FRIs 5pm-8pm FLIPSIDE SHOW with CHRIS FOREMAN on HAMMOND B-3
* FRI May 6th 9pm-1am: Joey Defrancesco Trio
* FRIs 1:30am-4am GREEN MILL QUARTET JAM SESSION
* SAT May 7th 8pm-12am: Joey Defrancesco Trio
* SATs AFTER HOURS JAZZ PARTY with SABERTOOTH

Uncommon Ground on Clark
3800 North Clark Street, Chicago
773.929.3680
05/06/11
Chris MacCarthy - Singer Songwriter
(10:00 - 10:45)
Kelsey Wild - Folk/Americana
(11:00 - 11:45)
05/07/11
Deanna Devore
(10:00 - 12:00)

Uncommon Ground on Devon
1401 West Devon Ave.
Chicago (773) 465-9801
Call for updated performance information
05/06/11
Mad Bread - Bluegrass
(6:00 - 8:00) Cost: free
Honky Tonk Happy Hour with Mad Bread
(6:00 - 8:00) Cost: free
Mundelein Music
(10:00 - 10:45)
Ginger Binge - Folk/Americana
(11:00 - 12:00)
05/07/11
Jake La Botz
(10:00 - 12:00) Cost: $10
Mississippi Gabe Carter
(10:00 - 12:00) Cost: $10

The New Underground Wonder Bar
New Location...yes, they have moved AGAIN!!!:
(no longer at 10 E. Walton or 810 North Clark)
NEW NEW NEW LOCATION!
650 North Dearborn
Downstairs @ the joynt!
"Its Underground Again!"
(312) 573-2233
FRI
9pm - 1:30am
Lonie Walker & her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
SAT
9pm - 2:30am
Lonie Walker & her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
SUN
8-11pm Kick the Record
11:30-1:30am Hurricane Reggae Band
MON
9pm-1:30am
Open Mic hosted by Joanna Woods
TUE
8:30-10:30pm Lonie Walker
10:30pm-1:30am Lorna Boston Pro Jam
WED
9pm-1:30am
Lonie Walker & her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
THU
9pm-1:30am
Luiz Ewerling A Cor Do Brasil


The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
777 Casino Center Drive
Hammond, IN
(866)711-SHOE
Visit the website for updated performance information.
Performing in Vintage
Rose Colella

Saturday, May 7th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Paul Marinaro Trio
Saturday, May 14th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Paul Marinaro Trio
Saturday, May 21st, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Rose Colella
Saturday, May 28th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Paul Marinaro Trio
Saturday, June 4th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Rose Colella
Saturday, June 11th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Paul Marinaro Trio
Saturday, June 18th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Rose Colella
Saturday, June 25th, 2011
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Wildwood Steak House
Geneva (630) 377-8325
No Cover
Fridays: 8:30pm Bruce Oscar/Nick Schneider Duo


Regal Theatre
Jazzn' at the Regal
1645 East 79th Street Chicago, IL
Chicago (773) 768-9900
Doors Open at 6pm
Performance at 7pm
$10 Admission


Lagniappe Creole Cajun Joynt
1525 West 79th Street, Chicago
(773) 994-6375
JAZZ NIGHT EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 6 PM
FOLLOWED BY OPEN JAM SESSION AT 8 PM


Jerry's Sandwiches and Beer - Wicker Park
1938 W. Division (just East of Damen)
Chicago, IL 60622
773-235-1006
FREE live jazz @ Jerry's every Sunday night from 8-11pm+, no cover!
Call for updated performance information.


South Loop Lounge
11. W. 26th St (corner of 26th and State)
Free Parking, No cover.
(312) 225-7000 x1013
Jazz Sundays
Call for updated performance information


Jazz Institute of Chicago
Chicago (312) 427-1676
Jazz Links Jam Session, Chicago
5-7 PM Randolph St. Cafe, located in the
Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph
Free. Upcoming dates
Young Jazz Lions 05/13/2011
Jazz Cabaret: Milton Suggs 06/10/2011
5th Annual Latin Jazz Festival 07/08/2011
Mulligan Mosaics Big Band 10/07/2011
Saxophone Summit: Tribute to Von Freeman 11/04/2011
Blowin' in from Chicago 12/09/2011

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Chicago (312) 573-8932
Call for upcoming performance information
Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Chicago CJO.org


The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Jazz Vespers, Niles IL 847-965-821
call for schedule


McAnich Arts Center at College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd,
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630-942-4000)

This Must Be The Place
206 Main Street Lemont, IL 60439
630.243.1500
May 6 - Ivas John
May 7 - The Frantic
May 13 - Windy City Rev Ups
May 14 - Cheer Up Moon Cat and North of Eight
May 15 - Chico Smorgallees Jazz Ensemble with Lemont High ~ Sunday Night Big Band Jazz Series
May 20 - Petty Cash
May 21 - Lil' Ed and The Blues Imperials
May 22 - Shout Section Big Band with Homer Junior High ~ Sunday Night Big Band Jazz Series
May 27 - The Britt Dignan Band
May 28 - Blah Blah Blah

...Other Chicago area venues featuring great live jazz: (Jazz may be scheduled at these locations - please refer to the club Web sites or give them a call)


Back Room - 1007 N Rush St, (312) 751-2433

Catch-35 - 35 W. Wacker - (312) 346-3500


Checkerboard Lounge - 5201 S. Harper Ct., Hyde Park - (773) 684-1472


Chambers - 6881 N. Milwaukee Niles (847) 647-8282


Elastic - 2830 N. Milwaukee, Logan Square(773) 772-3616


50 Yard Line- 69 E. 75th (773) 846-0005


Hideout - 1354 W. Wabansia 773) 227-4433


Hungry Brain - 2319 W. Belmont (773) 935-2118


...And don't forget WDCB radio's jazz events schedule...


WDCB Jazz Salon @ Mayslake


Anthony Molinaro and Greg Ward


Thu, May 12, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook




Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern Quartet


Thu, May 12, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern Quartet


Fri, May 13, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern Quartet


Sat, May 14, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern Quartet


Sun, May 15, 2011 - sets at 4 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




The Chicago Jazz Ensemble


A Centennial Celebration of Mahalia Jackson


Fri, May 20, 2011 - at 8 p.m.


Symphony Center, Chicago




Saxophonist Miguel Zenon Quartet


Thu, May 26, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Saxophonist Miguel Zenon Quartet


Fri, May 27, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Saxophonist Miguel Zenon Quartet


Sat, May 28, 2011 - sets at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




Saxophonist Miguel Zenon Quartet


Sun, May 29, 2011 - sets at 4 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Jazz Showcase, Chicago




The Elaine Dame Duo with guitarist, Mike Allemana


Mon, Jun 27, 2011


D.O.C. Wine Bar, Lombard




2011 Woodstock Jazz Festival


Fri, Aug 26, 2011 and Sat, Aug 27, 2011


Stage Left Cafe - Woodstock Opera House, Woodstock




2011 Woodstock Jazz Festival


Sat, Aug 27, 2011 all day (see web site for details)


Stage Left Cafe - Woodstock Opera House, Woodstock




Alaska Jazz Cruise with WDCB's Bruce Oscar


Sat, Sep 10, 2011 returning Sun, Sept 18, 2011


Norwegian Pearl, Port of Seattle


(source: chicagojazz.com, wdcb.org, various club and artists websites) 

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