November 11, 2016 at 7:30PM, Auditorium Theatre

CJP saluted veterans, premiered a new suite inspired by the Mississippi River, and presented a new composition by 18-year-old Cuban student, in a full evening program inspired by the vitality of the American spirit in our Heartland.


Chicago Tribune - Review (November 14, 2016)
“[...]"Americana," gave listeners an opportunity to explore sounds and ideas of a sort infrequently encountered in Chicago or, really, elsewhere in the United States. Every CJP program, it seems, amounts to a journey into the unknown and unfamiliar, and on this occasion the rewards were ample[...]”
-Howard Reich

Splash Magazine - Review
“Orbert Davis’ four part “The Mississippi River Suite: Black and Blues”, [...] in its entirety was sweeping, important and impressive.  At the first, one heard the triangles; it sounded like birds. There followed deep and ominous swells, sonic and superior.”
-Debra Davy 

Chicago Tribune - Preview (November 9, 2016)
Meet Jorge Amado Molina