A lively fall season beckons in jazz.

Highlights from the Auditorium Theatre include:

Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The CJP presents the U.S. premiere of Davis’ “Scenes from Life: Heritage” in tandem with Cuban musicians. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy.; $29-$68; 312-341-2300 or auditoriumtheatre.org or chicagojazzphilharmonic.org

“Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn”: The Billy Strayhorn Festival culminates with Darius de Haas, Joan Curto, Alan Broadbent and chorus, orchestra and dancers performing Strayhorn repertoire. 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy; $29-$68; 312-341-2300 or auditoriumtheatre.org

Click here to read the full Fall Jazz Preview from the Chicago Tribune

by: Howard Reich