Yale and Harvard Jazz Ensembles present “Battle of the Big Bands” at Scullers in Boston

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Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Yale and Harvard “Battle of the Big Bands” at Sculler’s, Boston MA. The Yale Jazz Ensemble Big Band (Wayne Escoffery, Music Director) and the Harvard Jazz Band (Yosveny Terry, Music Director).

Harvard’s Jazz Band has performed worldwide, including 2017 performances in Cuba, and past concerts have included tributes to Herbie Hancock, Benny Golson, and many other important jazz artists. Performers in these concerts have included Terri Lyne Carrington, Lionel Loueke, Harold Mabern, George Coleman, Don Braden, and more.

The Yale Jazz Ensemble, a seventeen-piece big band, performs a wide variety of music, from pieces from Yale’s Benny Goodman archive to the newest, most progressive jazz compositions. The Ensemble has performed in the United States and internationally and has played with or opened for the Mingus Big Band, the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, the World Saxophone Quartet, Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Owens, and Branford Marsalis.

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