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Eastman Jazz Ensemble

  • Kilbourn Hall
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
  • 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Event Description

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4 

 
 
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.
 

Program:

 

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

 

 

 

                                                INTERMISSION

 

 

 

The Nutcracker Suite                                        Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

                                                            arr. Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn

 

Overture

 

            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

 

Entr’acte

 

            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

 

Chinoiserie

 

                  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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