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Jazz icon Herbie Hancock to perform Oct. 29 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall

Modern music marvel Herbie Hancock transcends music genres and limitations when he performs Oct. 29 at North Central College.

Herbie Hancock, the iconic jazz pianist and multiple Grammy Award-winner, will perform his eclectic take on modern music Oct. 29 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall as part of the first solo tour of his legendary career.

Hancock is a powerful influence in acoustic and electronic jazz and R&B music. His career spans five decades, his recordings have earned 12 Grammy Awards and he continues to amaze audiences with his energetic live performances.

Jazz vocalist Janice Borla performs Sept. 23

Acclaimed North Central College jazz faculty member Janice Borla performs Sept. 23 in the Madden Theatre.

Acclaimed North Central College jazz faculty member Janice Borla performs an evening of classic and contemporary jazz Sept. 23 in the College’s intimate Madden Theatre.

Jazz guitarist Jerry Hahn performs Sept. 24 at North Central College

North Central College presents jazz guitar icon Jerry Hahn in concert Sept. 24 in the acoustically stunning Wentz Concert Hall.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

July 22, 2010—North Central College presents jazz guitar icon Jerry Hahn in concert Sept. 24 in the acoustically stunning Wentz Concert Hall.

Master jazz bassist Charlie Haden performs 0ct. 2

Charlie Haden expands jazz into a wide scope of genres when he performs Oct. 2 at North Central College.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

Aug. 4, 2010--Widely considered to be among the greatest-ever jazz bassists, Charlie Haden expands jazz into a wide scope of genres when he performs Oct. 2 at North Central College.

Tickets on sale for Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites concert series July 17-23

azz vocalists and recording artists will combine their talents with noted jazz instrumentalists for the "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

June 9, 2010--Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Madeline Eastman will combine their talents with noted jazz instrumentalists for the "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series in July at North Central College.

All-Star Monterey Jazz Festival presented April 30 at North Central

An All-Star lineup of today’s greatest jazz performers visits North Central College April 30 when the Monterey Jazz Festival comes to Naperville.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

March 16, 2010—An All-Star lineup of today’s greatest jazz performers visits North Central College April 30 when the Monterey Jazz Festival comes to Naperville.

Jazz greats Chick Corea and Gary Burton perform April 10

Prolific jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea joins vibraphonist Gary Burton to present a concert of duets at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 10.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Feb. 17, 2010—Prolific jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea joins vibraphonist Gary Burton to present a concert of duets at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 10 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Internationally known jazz faculty to perform concert March 12

Eight North Central College faculty members, known internationally for their work as jazz performers and recording artists, will perform a concert March 12.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

Feb. 12, 2010--Eight North Central College faculty members, known internationally for their work as jazz performers and recording artists, will perform a concert March 12. Their performance will feature arrangements, original compositions and various musical configurations, including the duet, trio, quartet and entire ensemble.

Vocalist Janice Borla kicks off 2010 Jazz Faculty Concert Series Jan. 13

The third Jazz Faculty Concert Series will feature jazz vocalist Janice Borla with pianist Frank Caruso, bassist Larry Kohut and drummer Jack Mouse.

North Central College will feature jazz vocalist Janice Borla in the third performance of the Jazz Faculty Concert Series on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Joining her will be guitarist John McLean, pianist Frank Caruso, bassist Larry Kohut and drummer Jack Mouse.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave, Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults and $12/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit http://northcentralcollege.edu/show.

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