Join the NIU Jazz Orchestra for its Spring Concert, Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m. at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building on NIU’s main campus in DeKalb.

The Jazz Orchestra is directed by Reggie Thomas, and they will be joined by modern guitar virtuoso, and retiring NIU Associate Professor Fareed Haque.  The concert is free and open to the public.

In addition, the NIU Jazz Orchestra will be performing at Brooks Middle School Jazz Night at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Oak Park, Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m., and Celebrating Von Freeman’s 95th: Early Chicago Jazz, at LaFollette Park in Chicago, Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m.