Bill Denk and the Glazz Ensemble will perform in 'the Listening Room' at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake, IL. The performance is scheduled for 7:00pm on Saturday, October 19th. Tickets are $15.00 and are on sale now! Roger Reupert, House Manger of 'the Listening Room', describes Bill Denk as, "An expressive modern jazz guitarist, with pastoral folk, funk grooves, and rock energy." 'Prairie Fire', his newly released CD, is a metaphor for renewal and growth in the face that all is lost. Denk also hosts a weekly radio show on Harvard Community Radio on AM1610. His radio show is titled The Northern Sky Jazz Show and airs on Wednesday's from 7pm to 9pm. The radio program features jazz music by local and Chicago area musicians, interviews with local jazz figures, as well as news and events. Denk is an active musician and patron of Jazz. He also is the President of Jazz on the Square in a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Woodstock, Illinois, where their mission is to provide the best live jazz performance and education in northern Illinois. Denk hosts the bi-monthly Jazz Jam's at Stage Left Café. Even with his thorough involvement in the world of Jazz, Denk still finds time to work at Abbott Laboratories during the day.
Denk covers rock greats in an interpretive Jazz style while playing selections from his new CD, 'Prairie Fire. Enjoy his jazz interpretations of songs by Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, and Nirvana.
Denk will perform with the Glazz Ensemble at 7pm on October 19th in 'the Listening Room'. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online at www.lakesidelegacy.org or by contacting the Box Office and asking for Roger (815-455-8000). If online sales have not sold out, tickets can also be purchased at the door. Lakeside encourages people to purchase tickets in advance. If you purchase tickets at the door on 10/19, however, please arrive by 6:30pm. A cash bar is also available during the concert. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Lakeside Legacy on the web. 'the Listening Room' is located within the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL.