Host of: The Real Deal with Orbert Davis
Orbert Davis is co-founder, conductor and artistic director of CHICAGO JAZZ PHILHARMONIC, a 55+ piece symphonic jazz orchestra dedicated to multi-genre projects. Orbert's most recent projects includes the critically acclaimed public television documentary "DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis," produced by WTTW. Orbert's 2004 CD release entitled "Blue Notes", was the follow-up to his critically acclaimed "Priority" CD, which garnered an LA Times 4-star review, hit Top-50 "most played on public radio" Jazz CDs in 2002 and was named Top-10 best Jazz CDs of 2002 by the Chicago Tribune. His latest audio disc, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic's "Collective Creativity" (2009), an amalgamation of classical music and jazz, received rave reviews on the national stage as well.