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Benny Goodman Festival Featuring Larry Combs
Phone (847) 448-8328
Price $10 - $30
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Benny Goodman Festival Featuring Larry Combs

Saturday, Nov 2, 2013 7:30p
Nichols Concert Hall Evanston, IL

This two-day event celebrates the legacy of the King of Swing, Benny Goodman, who first learned to play the clarinet at Chicago's famed Hull House.

Friday, November 1, 7:30pm

Guest Artist Victor Goines, clarinetist and Director of the Jazz Studies program at Northwestern University joins an all-star jazz faculty ensemble for an evening of high energy swing music, the kind made famous by Goodman.

Saturday, November 2, 3:00pm

A panel of musical and cultural scholars will discuss the impact of Benny
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Larry Combs
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Larry Combs is one of the world's leading orchestral clarinetists, is active in chamber music, and plays on the busy Chicago jazz scene. He began to play clarinet in Charleston at the age of ten and by the time he was thirteen had a strong enough technique and reputation that he was regularly asked by the Charleston Symphony to play with them when an additional clarinet was needed....
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Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
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