Juilliard Jazz Presents “The Extended Works of Wynton Marsalis”

NEW YORK –– Juilliard Jazz presents “The Extended Works of Wynton Marsalis” featuring Juilliard Jazz Ensembles in the music of Juilliard Jazz Director and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 7:30pm in Paul Hall. Faculty member Andy Farber is the coach for the concert; the ensemble coaches are Elio Villafranca and Bruce Williams.

Mr. Villafranca’s ensemble features Christopher Bittner (tenor saxophone), Immanuel Wilkins (alto saxophone), David Adewumi (trumpet), Kalia Vandever (trombone), Isaiah Thompson (piano), Dan Chmielinski (bass), and Charles Goold (drums). The ensemble will perform Marsalis’s Blue Interlude (The Bittersweet Saga of Sugar Cane and Sweetie Pie).

Mr. Williams’s ensemble features Julian Lee (tenor saxophone), Noah Halpern (trumpet), Jonah Moss (trumpet), William Hawley (trombone), Joseph Bell (guitar), Julius Rodriguez (piano), Sebastian Rios (bass), and Kyle Benford (drums). *The ensemble will perform selections from Wynton Marsalis’s In This House, On This Morning: In the Sweet Embrace of Life Sermon: Son; In the Sweet Embrace of Life Sermon: Holy Ghost; Invitation; Recessional; Benediction; Uptempo Posthude; and Pot Blessed Dinner.

Tickets for Juilliard Jazz Ensemble concerts are $20 and available””: Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10.

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