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Jazz in Progress – Swingin’ the Bandshell 2023
August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Jazz in Progress will perform their annual free summer Swingin’ the Bandshell concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29th at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL.Making music together in the area for over 10 years, the 18-piece community jazz band will play a variety of music including classic jazz standards, Swing-era, funk from the 1960s and ‘70s, as well as other favorites. The band will also feature a number of vocal and instrumental soloists from within the members of the ensemble. Jazz in Progress was formed for musical, charitable, and educational purposes to support its mission to advance the appreciation, performance, and history of jazz music and its related genres. An official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, they put funds raised back into local community music programs, including the DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa-Kingston, Hinckley-Big Rock, Indian Creek, Sandwich, Somonauk, Earlville, Leland, St. Mary’s-DeKalb school districts as well as the DeKalb County Community Foundation.