Central Illinois Jazz Society with Peoria Jazz AllStars

Central Illinois Jazz Society with Peoria Jazz AllStars

Date: Sun. Feb 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Location: Peoria Area
Event Street Address: The Starting Gate Banquet Room, Landmark Recreation Center, 3325 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
Event Info Phone: 309.692.5330

The Central Illinois Jazz Society, serving Central Illinois since 1978, presents CIJS House Band (6:00 p.m.) featuring guest group, Peoria Jazz AllStars (7:15 p.m.).


Parking is available in Landmark lot and across Dries Lane.


The Peoria Jazz AllStars is an auditioned all-city "big band" comprised of dedicated students from the three public high schools: Manual, Peoria High, and Richwoods. This prestigious group was founded by and under the direction of Mary Jo Papich from 1993-2001, Bernie Potter from 2001-2004, and Julie Traenkenschuh from 2004-2010. The group is currently directed by Andy Tinsman and performs throughout the year at concerts, jazz festivals, and civic events including the Alzheimer's Walk, Fine Arts Fair, and Celebrating Seniors.


The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band features outstanding jazz musicians from the area. They will entertain you with a mixture of jazz styles.


Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.



$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free


The Central Illinois Jazz Society is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. The purpose of the organization is to further the appreciation of jazz among residents of Central Illinois. We provide opportunities for jazz musicians to perform and for jazz fans to enjoy their favorite music. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.