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 2017 Jazz Festivals
All Illiana Jazz concerts at:THE GLENDORA HOUSE 2-5:00 pm
  * $18.00 in advance; * $20.00 at the door
102nd and Harlem, Chicago Ridge, IL Students with ID - free admission  
To reserve tickets up to the day prior to concert, 
call Herta: 708 672-3561 or write to P.O. Box 1459, Oak Park, IL 60504
Webmaster and monthly Newsletter Editor: Debbie Heer
2557 W. 116th St., Chicago, IL 60655​

November 2017 

Nov 17-19 SUNCOAST JAZZ CLASSIC Clearwater Beach, FL 4 day pass $175 or $ 225 (including Thurs night VIP and Fri swig dance) / PO Box 395, Largo, FL 33779 or 727-248-9441. Featuring: High Sierra, Wally’s Warehouse Waifs, Dave Bennett, Tom Rigney, Cornet Chop Suey, Allred-Vache Florida All-Stars/ Also, Wed. Nov 15th performance by Louis Prima, Jr. at the Central Park Performing Arts Center in Largo, FL

NOV 17-19 WEST COAST RAGTIME FESTIVAL Rancho Cordova, CA. 457-3324. All events badge $115. Featuring: Stephanie Trick and Paulo Alderighi, Cleve Baker, Clint Baker, Ramona Baker, Jeff Barnhart, Danny Coots, Brian Holland, Virginia Tichenor and many others. 

Nov 22-26 SAN DIEGO JAZZ FEST Town and Country Resort. All event 5 days $115, 4 days $110, Write AFCDJS, PO Box 880387, San Diego, CA 92168; 800-772-8527 or 619-291-7131 ask for Festival reservations. Featuring: Stephanie and Paulo, Original Cornell Syncopators, High Sierra, Dave Bennett, High Society, Big Butter, Kris Tokarski, Memphis Speed Kings, Night Blooming Jazzmen Uptown Lowdown, Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra, Grand Dominion, Titanic, Euphoria Brass Band, Yerba Buena Stompers, Jazz Jammers, Uptown Rhythm Makers, Katie Cavera Trio, Jonathan Doyle’s Swingtet. 


March 8-11, 2018  A TRIBUTE TO BIX BEIDERBECKE  Racine, WI
at Delta Hotel and Conference Center, 7111  Washington Ave. 4 mi. E of 194. Exit Hwy 20 in Racine Wi country, 2 mi E of Amtrak Station, 25 mi. from Mitchell Int'l airport and 60 miles north of O'Hare Airport. Hotel bus shuttle from Amtrak and Mitchell airport and O'Hare bus to corner of 1-94 and hwy 20. Rooms only 262-886-6100 or 800-228-9290. 
See website:  Phones: 847-996-0246 or 708-707-9488. Use check, PayPal ( or VENMO.  Call Nancy at 708-707-9488 for VENMO info.  
Checks: send to Phil Pospychala, 15745 W. Birchwood Lane, Libertyville, IL 60048 
Make checks payable to Phil Pospychala.  Email:
DORSEY BROTHERS ORCHESTRA of 1928-34.(Augmented Fat Babies)  Andy Schumm arrangements. 
THE RAGTIME MASTERS: 2 younger African American giants of the ivories.  They compose, play and perform.  Two pianos. Reginald Robinson and John Reed-Torres
THE SWEET SHEIKS: led by Jen Muttin-Schrank (guitar and washboard).  If you like Tuba Skinny, this is for you. 
THE GALAXY GIRLS CHORUS LINE: led by Nicolle Wood, these gals burn the iceberg on the dance floor to the music of Andy's Blue Three.