Jeff Lindberg, artistic director and conductor

This special program of holiday classics features the Duke Ellington–Billy Strayhorn arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite, edited and transcribed by Jeff Lindberg. For over 35 years the Chicago Jazz Orchestra—hailed by Chicago Tribune critic Howard Reich as “one of the best big bands in the country”—has been at the forefront of performing classic American jazz-orchestra repertoire at venues and institutions throughout the Chicago area. The orchestra has collaborated with such artists as Clark Terry, Buddy DeFranco, Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, and Kurt Elling.

All ages. Tickets are $25 and $10 for students with a valid ID. Buy online here.