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The Central Illinois Jazz Society Serving Central Illinois Since 1978
Presents CIJS House Band At 6:00 p.m.
Guest Group The Nikki Malley Quintet At 7:15 p.m.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Jazz Nights in the Heights at Trailside Event Center, second floor of Trefzger's Bakery, 4416 N. Prospect Road, Peoria Heights.

The Nikki Malley Quintet turns the traditional jazz quintet aesthetic on its side with the unusual front line pairing of vibes and trumpet. With a focus on both original arrangements of repertoire outside the standard literature and under-explored gems of the Cool, Hard Bop, and Avant-garde periods, the quintet re-imagines both the familiar and the unorthodox within their distinctive sound-world. The lineup includes Nikki on vibes, Edgard Crockett-trumpet, Derel Monteith- piano, Andy Crawford- bass and Jason Brannon- drums .

The Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms - sax
. The CIJS House Band features outstanding jazz musicians from the area. They will present a mixture of jazz styles. For more information visit or call 243-1582. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.
Admission: $6.00 Members $10.00 Non-Members Students are free

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) 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.
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