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Concerts are free unless otherwise noted. Posters and press releases will be put up as they become available.

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Upcoming Events
Events tagged: jazz ensembles[x]

March 6, 2017
7:30pm Yale Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Yale’s one and only “big band” will feature the premiere of its latest commission, “Dale Pa’lante” – a contemporary Latin jazz stunner by New Haven bassist and Yale alumnus Jeff Fuller, as well as big band blues, straight-ahead swing, jazz ballads, and soulful post-bop music by Thad Jones, Count Basie, Hoagy Carmichael, Earle Hagen, and Samuel Adams.

Sprague Memorial Hall (SMH) See map
470 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
April 9, 2017
2:00pm Yale Jazz Ensemble & Reunion Jazz Ensemble: Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert

Yale Jazz Ensemble, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director, and Reunion Jazz Ensemble present an afternoon of eclectic jazz in memory of late Yale School Professor and trumpeter Stan Wheeler. Yale Jazz

Sterling Law Buildings (SLB), Levinson Auditorium See map
127 Wall St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
October 16, 2017
7:30pm Yale Jazz Ensemble Season Opener

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Yale’s 17 piece “big band” kicks off its season with a variety of standard and progressive jazz charts. Program TBA.

Sprague Memorial Hall (SMH ), Morse Recital Hall See map
470 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
December 2, 2017
2:00pm Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. The Yale Concert Band and Yale Jazz Ensemble present the classic wind orchestra version and Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn’s big band arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. Also featuring Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson.

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511