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Eastman Jazz Ensemble

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  • Location:
    Eastman School, Kilbourn Hall
  • Date:
    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
  • Time:
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Event Description


Under the direction of Bill Dobbins, the Eastman Jazz Ensemble has been recognized as one of the world's premier collegiate jazz performing organizations for three decades.

The group has performed at the International Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland and in renowned concert halls throughout the world. Guest performers and conductors with the group have included such highly acclaimed jazz artists as Bill Holman, Clare Fischer, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Carter, Benny Golson, Joe Henderson, Dave Holland, Joe Lovano, Bobby McFerrin, Maria Schneider, Toots Thielemans, Kenny Wheeler, and Phil Woods.



Voyage Down                                                                      Greg Chako*


                        Jacob Dupre, piano; Adler Scheidt, guitar;

                        Brendan Lanighan, trombone; Eric Metzgar, drums




Kairos                                                                               Gabe Condon*


                                    Gomeh Barak, trumpet;

                                    Alexa Tarantino, alto saxophone




Calamus                                                                            Stewart Fischer


                                    Erik Stabnau, baritone saxophone




Suite Georgia Brown                                                         Manny Albam


                        Gomeh Barak, trumpet; Jacob Dupre, piano;

                        Dave Detweiler, tenor saxophone




First Love Song                                                             Bob Brookmeyer


                                    Jacob Dupre, piano




Get Well Soon                                                                Bob Brookmeyer


                                    Ben Britton, tenor saxophone








The Nutcracker Suite                                        Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

                                                            arr. Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn




            Ben Britton, tenor saxophone; Brandon Choi, trumpet


Toot Toot Tootie Toot


                              Dave Detweiler, clarinet


Peanut Brittle Brigade


            Dave Detweiler, clarinet; Brandon Choi, trumpet;

            Jacob Dupre, piano; Ben Britton, tenor saxophone


Sugar Rum Cherry


                              Ben Britton, tenor saxophone




            Ben Britton, tenor saxophone;

            Alexa Tarantino, alto saxophone; Erik Stabnau, baritone saxophone;

            Brendan Lanighan, trombone; Dave Detweiler, clarinet


Volga Vouty


            Gomeh Barak, trumpet; Alexa Tarantino, alto saxophone;

            Brendan Lanighan, trombone; Dave Detweiler, clarinet




                  Dave Detweiler, clarinet; Ben Britton, tenor saxophone


Dance of the Floreadors


                  Dave Detweiler, clarinet; Brandon Choi, trumpet;

                  Jimmy Robbins, trombone


Arabesque Cookie


                  Evan Burrus, piccolo; Dave Detweiler, clarinet;

                  Alexa Tarantino, alto saxophone





            * indicates compositions by current Eastman students

8 p.m.
Kilbourn Hall
This event is free and open to the public.

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