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Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz
Webmaster: Debbie Heer
ICTJ,2557 W. 116th St., Chicago, IL 60655
President: Joe Urbancik

*Traditional Jazz & Blues Duo
The Shy Shēks name comes from a silent film from 1925 called "The Lady Of The Night," featuring Norma Shearer. A character in the film says she has to leave to entertain some "shy sheiks from Cheyenne". The term Sheik was a popular term in the 1920s that meant that someone was fashionable.

The Shy Shēks Jazz Duo, Nicolas and Cassondra Ruiz, playfully saunter through a few of our favorite musical genres. Traditional jazz, which celebrates the nation's finest improvisers from the 1920s and 30s, is one of their top selections. They do quite a few tunes by Josephine Baker, Oscar Aleman, Maurice Chevalier and, of course, Django Reinhardt! You can watch them play a note for note transcription of Ruth Etting and Eddie Lang's "Without That Man!" featured in the Vitaphone Short "A Regular Trouper" 

CONTACT US:                 
 email Debbie  or
 Joe Urbancik
2557 W. 116th St., Chicago, IL
Primary/Single Membership $20.00 
Family Membership$25.00
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 Shirley O’Daniell at ICTJ, P.O. BOX 2383. Orland Park, IL 60462; 708 460-4339 

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Illiana Jazz Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 18, 2022
2-5 pm
Paddy B's Pub
11969 W. 143rd St
Orland Park, IL 60452
Music provided by
The Shy Sheks*
Nick (guitar)and Cassandra (vocals) Ruiz
John Garza - guitar
Marc Edelstein - bass

Full food and drink menu at
$20 at the door
Free Parking 

Illiana Jazz Club Media Sponsor WDCB - 90.9 FM
College of DuPage Public Radio 

The Glendora House Ballroom  closed August 17th, three days after our August 14 concert.

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Cassandra and Nick Ruiz at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the 2022 Chicago Jazz Fest