Yale Jazz Ensemble Concert

Event time: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Schwarzman Center, Mainstage in Schwarzman Commons See map
168 Grove Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Yale Jazz Ensemble, an eighteen-piece big band directed by Thomas C. Duffy, performs a wide variety of music, from pieces housed in Yale’s Benny Goodman archive to the newest, most progressive jazz compositions. The Ensemble has performed in the United States and internationally at such noted venues as New York’s Village Vanguard and Iridium Jazz Club, and London’s Ronnie Scott’s. The YJE has played with or opened for the Mingus Big Band, the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, the World Saxophone Quartet, Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Owens, and Branford Marsalis.