Yale Jazz Ensemble 2017-18 Concert Schedule

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

To listen to recordings of our recent concerts, click here.

Current Season

Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings December 2, 2017

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
Yale Jazz Ensemble, with guest artist Wayne Escoffery February 26, 2018

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Featuring Grammy-award-winning tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery. Music by Charles Mingus, Sammy Nestico, Joe Henderson.

Sprague Memorial Hall (SMH ), Morse Recital Hall See map
470 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert April 8, 2018

Annual jazz concert dedicated to the memory of late Yale Law School Professor and trumpeter Stan Wheeler. Feat. the Yale Jazz Ensemble, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director, and the Reunion Jazz Ensemble.

Sterling Law Buildings (SLB) See map
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511