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Orbert Davis

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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.