YJE 2018-2019

Director Thomas C. Duffy
Assistant to the Director Lyman McBride 
Business Manager Stephanie Hubbard
Concerts & Repertoire

10/15/18 «CENTENNIAL SEASON OPENER»
Tuning Up: Toshiko Akiyoshi
Funky Monkey: Brad Dechter
Hiné Hiné (There It Goes Again): Matti Caspi/arr. Michael Gancz
Lush Life: Billy Strayhorn/arr. Phil Wilson
Friday Night at the Cadillac Club: Bob Berg/arr. Earl MacDonald
Misty: Errol Garner
Wyrgly: Maria Schneider
I Got Rhythm: George and Ira Gershwin/arr. Rob  McConnell

12/1/18: «SIDE BY SIDE: THE NUTCRACKER SWINGS!» - With the Yale Concert Band
Yale Concert Band: SLEIGH RIDE (Leroy Anderson)
Yale Concert Band: THE NUTCRACKER SUIITE (arr. Mayhew L. Lake)
Yale Jazz Ensemble: The NUTCRACKER SUITE (arr. Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn)

2/25/19 «WINTER CONCERT»
Alamode: Curtis Fuller/arr. Paul Murtha
Ready When You Are, C.B./Duke Pearson
New Girl: Duke Pearson
Blues Walk: Lou Donaldson/arr. Jeff Fuller
Minor League: Duke Pearson
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: Jerome Kern
Lehmer’s Machine: Michael Gancz
Appointment in Ghana: Jackie McLean

3/31/19 STAN WHEELER AND MARCIA CHAMBERS MEMORIAL JAZZ CONCERT
Minor League: Duke Pearson
Lehmer’s Machine: Michael Gancz
Blues Walk: Lou Donaldson/arr. Jeff Fuller
Appointment in Ghana: Jackie McLean

 

Special Events 4/15/19: Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, with guest artists Randy Brecker, trumpet, and Wayne Escoffery, tenor saxophone

 

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April 15, 2019: The YJE’s debut at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York, featuring Grammy Award-winning guest artists Randy Brecker, trumpet, and Wayne Escoffery, tenor sax.

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