Juilliard Jazz Performances 2018-2023

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra

Duke Ellington: Black, Brown, and Beige
Guest Conductor: Walter Blanding Jr.

The Music of Charles Mingus
Guest Conductor: Tatum Greenblatt

The Music of Hermeto Pascoal
Guest Conductor: Jovino Santos Neto
Guest Percussionist: Fabio Pascoal

Wynton Marsalis: The Ever Fonky Lowdown
Guest Conductor: Damien Sneed
Guest Narrator “Mr. Game”: Damon Gupton

21st Century Compositions
Guest Conductor: Darcy James Argue

Composers Performed: Christine Jenson, Andy Farber, Rufus Reid, Dafnis Prieto, John Sturino, and Tracy Yang

Ellington Suites and Rare Gems
Guest Conductor: Andy Farber

Juilliard Small Ensembles

Young Lions of the 1990s
Composers Performed: Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Peter Bernstein, and Eric Reed

What We Heard: Our Alumni Compositions
Composers Performed: Nick Finzer, Andrew Guauskas, Adam Birnbaum, and Ryan Kerbele

New Orleans Parade
Music from the Church and the Street

The Music of Gerry Mulligan

Perfect Potpourri: Music of the 1960s
Composers Performed: Buster Williams, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Grachan Moncur III, Eric Dolphy, and Tommy Tucker

What We Hear: Student Compositions
Student Originals

O Bruxo: Hermeto Pascoal

Ballads, Blues, Burlesque, and Boleros

Literature and Music
Music inspired by William Faulkner and Zora Neale Hurston

Women of Color in Jazz
Composers Performed: Carmen Lundy, Abbey Lincoln, Dorothy Ashby, Lizz Wright, Betty Carter, Maxine Sullivan, Amina Claudine Myers, Maria Grever, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Dorothy Donegan, and Lette Mbulu

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra

Julliard Jazz Commissions With Bebop Legends
Guest Conductor: Tim Armacost

Composers Performed: Drew Zaremba, Dizzy Gillespie, Courtney Wright, Miles Lennox, Tadd Dameron, Matt Wong, Thelonious Monk, and Joe Block

Standards Revisited: The Legacy of Juilliard Jazz
Guest Conductors: Brandon Lee, Jennifer Krupa, Ryan Keberle

Composers Performed: Charles Strouse, Irving Berlin, Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein, Charlie Parker, Hoagy Carmichael, Kenny Barron, Thelonious Monk, Eric Miller, Kurt Stockdale, Ryan Keberle, and Ellis Marsalis

Trumpet Playing Arrangers: Eddie Sauter, Neal Hefti, Gerald Wilson, and Charles Tolliver
Guest Conductor: Tatum Greenblatt

The Clave Over Time: From Jelly Roll Morton to Today
Guest Conductor: José Madera

Composers Performed: Jelly Roll Morton, Chico O’Farrill, Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Moisés Simons, Tito Puente, Robert Wright, Bobby Manrique, and Bronislaw Kaper

Ballads, Bebop, and the Blues: Showcasing Music by Student Writers
Guest Conductor: Andy Farber

Juilliard Small Ensembles

The Hot Five and Hot Sevens
Composer Performed: Louis Armstrong and Lil Hardin Armstrong

The Latin Tinge: Eddie Palmieri and Chico O’Farrill

Music Inspired by Minton’s: Gillespie, Monk, Parker, and Their Disciples

In This House on This Morning: Music From the Church
Composers Performed: Duke Ellington, Issac Watts, King Curtis, Charles Gabriel, Ralph Carmichael, and Andraé Crouch

What We Hear: Student Compositions

20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: Duke Ellington Ensemble
Composers Performed: Horace Silver, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and John Lewis

20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: Betty Carter Ensemble
All Student Work

20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: Dave Brubeck Ensemble
Composers Performed: Blue Mitchell, Nat King Cole, Gerry Mulligan, Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton, and Joe Henderson

20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: An Anniversary Celebration
Composers Performed: Jerome Kern, John Coltrane, Mongo Santamaria, Michel Legrand, Sam Chess, Donald Vega, and Zoe Obadia

What We Heard: Our Alumni Compositions
Composers Performed: Clovis Nicolas, Reuben Allen, Alexa Tarantino, Addison Frei, Immanuel Wilkins, and Dave Baron

Unsung Women of Color in Jazz
Composers Performed: Geri Allen, Lil Armstrong, Dorothy Donegan, Terry Pollard, Hazel Scott, Mamie Smith, Ginger Smock, Valaida Snow, and Lizz Wright

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra

Ah’ That’s Freedom
Guest Conductor: Jeff Hamilton
Arranged by Thad Jones

On The Cutting Edge: Vincent Gardner, Carlos Henriquez, Sherman Irby, Elliot Mason, Marcus Printup
Guest Conductor: Vincent Gardner

Classics From the Classic Era of Swing: Basie, Dorsey, Ellington, Goodman, Miller, Shaw
Guest Conductor: Scotty Barnhart

The Music of Chick Corea
Guest Conductor: Tim Armacost

Small Ensembles

The Beat Goes On: The Art Blakey Sound
Guest Coach: Bobby Watson

Composers Performed: Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, Benny Golson, Bobby Watson, Horace Silver, and Freddie Hubbard

The Conceptual Genius of John Lewis and George Russell
Guest Coach: Aaron Diehl

Rhythm Masters: Gonzaga, Pixinguinha, Joplin, Morton

Jazz Singers of Civil Rights: Nina Simone, Bob Dorough, Abbey Lincoln, and Oscar Brown Jr. 
Guest Coach: Carmen Lundy

The Music of John Coltrane

Americana: Folk, Country, and Church Music
Guest Coach: Doug Wamble

Composers Performed: Jimmie Rodgers, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Professor Alex Bradford, Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Curtis Burrell, and Charles H. Gabriel

Music Influenced by Jazz: Steve Coleman, Dave Douglas, Marquis Hill, and Kurt Rosenwinkel
Guest Coach: Jonathan Finlayson

Buddy Bolden: Jazz Pioneer
Guest Coach: Dr. Michael White

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra

Kenya by Machito
Guest Conductor: José Madera

Master of Orchestration
Guest Conductor: Brandon Lee

Composers Performed: Tadd Dameron, Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, Thad Jones, Neal Hefti, Harry Warren, Al Cohn, and Harlan Leonard

JEN Conference Scholarship Concert Performance
Guest Trumpet: Sean Jones
Guest Saxophone: Antonio Hart
Guest Drummer: Peter Erksine
Guest Saxophone: Chad Lefkowitz-Brown
Guest Drummer: Alex Acuña

Composers Performed: Thad Jones, Duke Ellington, Neal Hefti, Bob Brookmeyer, Tadd Dameron, Dizzy Gillespie, and Chano Pozo

The Music of Modern Southerners: Chris Crenshaw and Victor Goines
Guest Conductor: Chris Crenshaw
Guest Conductor: Victor Goines

Millennials Make Their Mark
Guest Conductor: Andy Farber
Composers Performed: Matt Wong, Michael Thomas, Joseph Block, Jihye Lee, Steen Feifke, and Kyle Athayde

The Music of Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonious Monk
Guest Conductor: Wynton Marsalis

Small Ensembles

The Ambassadors: Armstrong, Goodman, Ellington, Brubeck, and Gillespie
Guest Coach: Loren Schoenberg

New Orleans Rhythm Kings and Queens of the Blues

Titans of Brazilian Music: Pixinguinha, Moacir Santos, and Antonio Carlos Jobim
Joint performance with students from ESPM in Sao Paoulo, Brazil  

Playing in the Spirit: Mary Lou Williams, John Coltrane, and McCoy Tyner
Guest Coach: Todd Williams

Billie Holiday: Swing Song Tradition
Guest Coach: Marion Felder
Guest Vocalist: Carla Cook

Lennie Tristano and Charlie Parker

Ballads, Blues, and Shouts: American Folk Music
Guest Coach: Doug Wamble
All Student Work

Power to the People: Wes Montgomery, Eddie Harris, and Rashaan Roland Kirk

What We Hear: Student Compositions

Ornette Coleman and Charlie Park
Guest Coach: Ted Nasher


Last Updated Tuesday, Jul. 02, 2024, 02:27PM