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Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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"Sketches of Blue: An Orbert Davis Tribute to Miles"
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7 stars
attended Apr 14 2011

A great saving for a great concert.

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Miles Davis was born in Alton, Illinois in 1926 and died in 1991 at the age of 65. He is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. The Miles Davis Festival concert series is in celebration of what would have been Miles Davis’ 85th birthday.

Description

Act 1: *_Kind of Blue *_

Featuring Orbert Davis Sextet with Ari Brown and Ernest Dawkins

*Act 2: Sketches of Spain (Revisited) — World Premiere *

Adapted and composed by Orbert Davis

Featuring Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble

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