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Mundelein Review / Chicago Sun Times
October 7, 2011

Honoring A Bandmate
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Honoring a bandmate: Former Northbrook resident and jazz vocalist Judy K will be the featured performer at the Fifth Annual Franz Jackson Jazz Celebration at 5:30 p.m. (CST) Nov. 6 at Wood Fire Italian Trattoria, 134 S. Front St., Dowagiac, Mich. Judy K was mentioned in the swing category of Scott Yanow’s book, Jazz Singers: The Top 500. Judy K lived in Northbrook for 30 years and performed with musicians like the late Jethro Burns, the Dick Kress Swing Orchestra, the Jerry King Orchestra and Jim Beebe’s Chicago Jazz. She can sing all styles of jazz, from vaudeville to the standards. For many years she also performed with Franz Jackson, a jazz saxophonist who performed with the greats such as Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington and others.

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