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Update 4-15-17

Happy Easter Everyone!

♦ Due to the holiday the Jazzy Notes Newsletter will go out on Monday, April 17th.

♦ BJS Members - Log-in to the Members Only section in the month of April for Jazz Apperication Month and get 4 lines of tickets for the Main Raffle. Its that simple!

♦ Hello Pineapple will be drawn the weekend of April 22nd. Results will be posted on Monday, April 24th.

Update 03-25-17

Another great event for the BJS with 12 Years of Supporting Jazz on March 23rd, 2017. A word of thanks to everyone who attended and to our Sponsors on the night from Palmer Place, We're Nuts Popcorn and Network XXIII Photos.


Round 3 for the Hello Pineapple is complete. The results are posted in the Member's Only Section. Winners can pick up their prize during the March 30th presentation.

Update 03-16-17

This week we welcome two new Members John Scott (BJS-0144) and Beverly Scott (BJS-0145).


Next week we look forward to everyone coming out to the 12th Anniversary Party featuring Ava Logan Quartet.

Update 02-25-17

Welcome to our newest BJS Member Jon Wool (BJS-0143)

A word of "thanks" to everyone who came out to celebrate 100 Years of Jazz on Thursday, February 23rd. Those in attendance got to enjoy another fun edition to To Jazz or Not to Jazz along with treats, popcorn, ballons, glitters and gold not ot mention a few diamonds as a souvenir.

Update 01-15-17

The first edition in 2017 of Jazzy Notes, the Members Only newsletter, was sent out today to all BJS Members with a current email address. If you did not get your copy, then please email (marc at brookfield jazz dot com) to see what is going on.

Jazzy Field Trip

BJS Field Trip BusOnce again the Brookfield Jazz Society is planning a Field Trip to enjoy some live jazz downtown under the starry skies during the Chicago Jazz Festival. This even does not take place until the end of Summer, however we are taking a survey to see how many people would be interested in going. Details are as follows...


What: Chicago Jazz Festival

When: Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Where: Millennium Park (Jay Pritzker Pavilion)

How: Coach bus leaving Sawa’s Old Warsaw at 5:30 p.m. and returning around 10 p.m. Bring your own seats/blankets to enjoy the show on the lawn.

Cost: The current estimated cost is $25 Non-Members and $20 BJS Members for round trip transportation.

Food: There are two additional options for food on the night. Choice A) Take advanage of the Polish~American Smorgashbord prior to the bus leaving or Choice B) For a small additional cost have a handy snack pack with a sandwhich, drink and chips to enjoy on the lawn.

Bonus: We will be selling tickets for the Main Raffle and Split-the-Raffle on the way down and then raffle off some excellen prizes on the way back!!!

Event Schedule:

♫ 6:30 p.m. to 7:30pm - George Freeman 90th Birthday Celebration

♫ 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Dizzy Gillespie’s Centennial Celebration with Jon Faddis and the Chicago Jazz Festival Big Band

♦  If you want to participate in this year’s event, we are asking people to send an email to (marc at brookfield jazz dot com) or stop by Sawa’s Old Warsaw on Thursday at 7 p.m. to visit the BJS first hand and sign-up. Let us know how many people in your group. This article will be updated as new information becomes available.

No money will be collected until we can confirm at least 35 people for this event. Price may decrease if we have a larger group. Hope to hear from you soon!!!


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