North Central College Fine & Performing Arts

Hot Jazz - 6 Cool Nites

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Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton, and Peter Eldridge headline the 25th annual Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites concert series July 21-27 at North Central College. Performances will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, and Tuesday through Friday, July 23-26, in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets for each of the five performances are $20/adults and $15/students and senior citizens. The series concludes at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27 with a concert featuring student performers from Borla’s annual Vocal Jazz Camp. Tickets for this show are $10/adults and $5/students and senior citizens. For tickets, call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit The concert series features jazz artists who also are the faculty for Borla’s 25th annual jazz camp, a weeklong educational workshop. Borla has been described as "a one-woman jazz tornado" whose CD "From Every Angle" was named one of the Best CDs of the Year by DownBeat Magazine. Clayton is regarded as "one of the most phenomenal vocalists in creative improvised music" whose latest CD "The Peace of Wild Things" garnered wide critical praise. Eldridge has toured for 20 years with the Grammy winning group New York Voices, and his most recent solo CD "Mad Heaven" showcases his talents as performer, composer and arranger. Also featured will be North Central College jazz faculty members Art Davis (trumpet), Brad Stirtz (vibraphone), Dan Haerle (piano), Bob Bowman (bass) and Jack Mouse (drums).

Please note that the following artists will be performing on each specific night of the Hot Jazz:
July 21 - All Artists
July 23 - Janice Borla & Peter Eldridge
July 24 - Jay Clayton & Peter Eldridge
July 25 - Janice Borla & Jay Clayton
July 26 - All Artists
Venue:  Madden Theatre
Pricing:  $20 Adults, $15 Students & Seniors
A $2.00 Online Processing Fee is included for all tickets purchased online. Tickets order less than 10 days in advance will be held in Will Call. All purchases are final. No Refunds, No Exchanges.

Event Date:

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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