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       Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz
Webmaster and monthly Newsletter Editor: Debbie Heer dmheer@gmail.com






ILLIANA JAZZ ​
2557 W. 116th St.,
 Chicago, IL 60655
jurbancik033060@yahoo.com

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ICTJ,2557 W. 116th St. Chicago, IL 60655;
$18 in advance and $20 at the door
Aug 18_____Skillman's Gang
Sept 15_____Petra's Recession Seven
Oct. 20_____Annie and the Fur Trappers*

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2019 Concert Dates



August 18 Skillman's Gang

Sept 15 Petra's Recession Seven

October 20 Annie and the Fur Trappers 

November 24 New Street Rhythm Boys Quartet

December 15 We will have our annual CHRISTMAS PARTY if there is enough interest, so please let us know whether you would attend the Christmas Party by signing up at the concerts or by emailing Joe Urbancik at jurbancik033060@yahoo.com  MUSIC WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE JAKE SANDERS FIVE

Sunday August 18, 2019
2-5 pm
SKILLMAN’S GANG















John Skillman: Clarinet -Leader John is the leader of "Skillman's Gang JB", as well as the leader of the "Barb City Stompers Band" and the "Orleans Jazz Wizards" in Dekalb Illinois. He is perhaps best known as the clarinetist in the Buck Creek Jazz Band for the past 40 years. He also is the clarinetist for both the Chicago Hot Six Jazz Band (Chicago IL), and for the International CanAmGer (Canadian-German-American) Jazz Band. He also leads two bands in Florida as well: The "New Orleans Nighthawks" and the "Saints and Sinners JB". He has performed at numerous jazz festivals in the USA, Canada, Scotland and Europe. His style ranges from down-town New Orleans to Chicago to Swing.

 Roy Rubinstein - Trombone
Trombonist Roy Rubinstein, a retired nuclear physicist, has been playing jazz trombone for over sixty years. Roy began playing in his native England, then in New York, and then in the Chicago area since 1973. His rhythmic style is a tribute to his favorite trombonists, Kid Ory and Jim Robinson.
He is best known to Chicago area jazz fans as the leader of the "Chicago Hot Six” jazz band, and he also leads the "Rhythm Aces" jazz band that plays regularly in southern Wisconsin.

 Roger Hintzsche - Guitar/Banjo. Roger is retired as part owner of Hintzsche Fertilizer Inc., Maple Park, IL. He is a Music Ed undergraduate of Graceland University and received his Master of Music from Northern Illinois University. In addition to Guitar and Banjo, he also plays Bass. He also plays with “A Wing and a Prayer” Dixie band and the "Orleans Jazz Wizards" from Dekalb, and freelances around the community.

 Noah Brooks - Drums Noah Brooks is a up and coming jazz drummer, originally from Madison Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Dekalb High School and currently is a sophomore in the jazz studies program at Northern Illinois University School of Music. In addition to playing TRAD Jazz, Noah currently plays with more modern Jazz groups in the Chicagoland area, as well as leading his own group "The Noah Brooks Coalition".

 Aaron Butler - Bass Sax
Aaron is owner of a large, 2800 Acre Organic Grain Farm near Dekalb Illinois by day, and a dynamite Jazz Musician at night. Aaron plays, Clarinet, Flute, and Saxes and formed (and is president of) the "Jazz in Progress" Big Band. He also sometimes plays in "the Shannagins" Big Band and the "Class Act" Big band. He is largely a self-taught jazz musician.

The band vocalist-Diana Skillman. She has been singing jazz with the Stompers for the past 10 years, and also has considerable experience in chorale work. She also sings with the Orleans Jazz Wizards, and the Saints and Sinners Jazz band.





















Annie and the Fur Trappers