Juilliard Jazz Orchestra | Duke’s Long Form Pieces: The Liberian Suite, The Degas Suite and Night Creature

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra | Ellington @125: Duke's Long-Form Pieces

Thursday, May 09, 2024, 7:00PM

Tickets $25-50

  • Dizzy's Club
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Program information:

Come hear the rich musical tapestry within Duke Ellington's body of work. The 19-piece Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, led by Juilliard faculty member and scholar Loren Schoenberg, performs Duke’s music from the 1930s through the 1970s. The orchestra will perform swing charts such as "Shout 'Em Out Aunt Tillie," long-form works such as "A Tone Parallel to Harlem," selections from The Liberian Suite and The Uwis Suite, and vocal pieces such as "Flamingo" and "Strange Feeling" from The Perfume Suite. All will delight and inspire you. 

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra
Loren Schoenberg, Conductor

Ian Muñoz, Lead Alto
Adam Stein
Nicklas Caldwell, Lead Tenor
Robert Gilliam
Langston Hughes II, Baritone

Jack Towse, Lead
Nathaniel Williford
Ace Williams
James Haddad
James Sarno

Kate Kortum

Luke Henderson

Siya Charles, Lead
Ilai MacAggi
Andre Perlman

Tyler Bullock, Piano
Edwin Corne, Guitar
Guillermo Lopez, Bass
Matt Lee, Drums

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