Jazz Institute of Chicago


Jazz Institute of Chicago’s 11th Annual Gala

6:00 PM: Reception and Silent Auction

7:15 PM Dinner and Jazz Excellence Awards

8:00 PM Concert Performance

Jazz Links Alumni with

special guest James Carter 

The 2013 Jazz Excellence Awards:

Walter Dyett Lifetime Achievement Award

Ken Chaney (posthumously)

Dave Jemilo, Owner

Green Mill Jazz Club

Timuel Black Community Service Award

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia,

Cook County Commissioner

Dr. David Hinkamp,

Director UIC Health in the Arts

Outstanding Jazz Education Advocates

Ted and Susan Oppenheimer,

Oppenheimer Famliy Foundation

Kiewit-Wang Mentorship Awards To outstanding student musicians

Sponsorship information available upon request and silent auction donations are welcome. Community program book ads are availabale again this year!  Support JIC by paying tribute to one of our 2013 Jazz Excellence Awardees or to the organization by purchasing an ad in our program book. For more information, call (312) 427-1676 x 3.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 6:00pm
This is a Paid event.


(312) 427-1676 x3
Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton
Chicago, IL 60611


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