Central Illinois Jazz Society with the Todd Kelly Quintet

Central Illinois Jazz Society with the Todd Kelly Quintet

Date: Sun. Jun 15, 2014 6:00 pm
Location: Peoria Area
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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 at 6:00 p.m., featuring guest group Todd Kelly Quintet at 7:15 p.m.

 

The Todd Kelly Quintet is our guest group for the June Jazz Society program. Todd Kelly leads the quintet on trumpet, with Clark Gibson on saxophones, Derel Monteith on piano, Andy Crawford on bass, and Jason Brannon on drums. The Todd Kelly Quintet will present original tunes and lesser-known jazz standards. The group has performed regularly in the Peoria area, as well as for the CEFCU Stage Summer Jazz Series and annual concerts at Bradley University. This will be a terrific evening of jazz, with some of the most talented jazz musicians in the area combining their skills.

 

Todd is Professor of Trumpet and Jazz at Bradley University, where he directs the Bradley Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos. He also leads the Central Illinois Jazz Orchestra, a big band comprised of area band directors, music industry professionals, and professional musicians.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band features outstatnding jazz musicians from the area. They will entertain you with a mixture of jazz styles. For more information, please call or visit the website listed above. For more information about our location, visit www.landmarkrec.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.

 

Admission:

$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free

 

Parking is available in Landmark lot across Dries Lane.

 

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. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.