Green Mill. All musicians donated their exceptional talents for the cause. In addition, the Festival Director, John Moulder, drew the winner’s name for next season’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra Jazz Series.
Three groups played during the evening. The Ron Perrillo Quartet included Ron Perrillo on piano, Scott Burns on sax, Dennis Carroll playing bass, and Greg Artry on Drums. Bakerzmillion featured Andy Baker on trombone, Steve Million piano, Eric Jacobson playing trumpet, Jim Gailloreto on sax, John Sims bass, and Tim Davis playing drums. Jon Deitemyer’s crew featured songstress Leslie Beukelman, Rob Clearfield piano, Matt Gold guitar, Matt Ulery on bass, and Jon Deitemyer playing drums.