Measure for Measure

October 21

November 27, 2022

CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Henry Godinez

Orbert Davis

Music Director/Arrangements/Composition

ORBERT DAVIS CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Debut. CHICAGO: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (co-founder/artistic director); Discover Music Discover Life (cofounder/ CEO); Paradise Blue (composer, TimeLine Theatre Company); Mountaintop (trumpet soloist, Court Theater). REGIONAL: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (sound design team/composer, Missouri Repertory Theatre). FILM: DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis (composer, WTTW/ PBS), Road to Perdition (jazz consultant/ arranger/band leader); Beauty Rises: Four Lives in the Arts (featured artist/composer, WTTW/PBS); Infiniti in Black (featured artist, composer); The Babe (arranger/band leader); Jonathan Young in The Roommate. EDUCATION: BA in trumpet performance, DePaul University; MA in jazz pedagogy, Northwestern University; Honorary Doctorate in humane letters, Governor’s State University. AWARDS: Jeff Award - Best Original Compositions, Emmy Award - Best original music/music production, DuSable to Obama. Davis is the host of The Real Deal with Orbert Davis on 90.9FM WDCB.

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