Jazz Ensemble I – Essential Ellington

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Krannert Fine Arts Building, Wheeler Concert Hall, University of Evansville Campus, 1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN

Kristen Strandberg, Faculty Lecturer
Eric McCluskey, Faculty Vocalist
Maddi Petty, Student Vocalist
Swing Cats, Guest Dancers
Alanna Keenan, Stage Design

Take The “A” Train, 1941
Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967)

Cotton Club Stomp, 1929
Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
Johnny Hodges
Harry Carney

Ko – Ko, 1943
Duke Ellington

Oclupaca, 1968
Duke Ellington
from the Latin American Suite

Mood Indigo, 1931
Duke Ellington
Irving Mills
Albany Bigard

Echoes of Harlem, 1936
Duke Ellington

Isfahan, 1964
Duke Ellington
Billy Strayhorn
from Impressions of the Far East Suite

Flirtibird, 1959
Duke Ellington
from the movie Anatomy of a Murder

Concerto for Cootie, 1940
Duke Ellington

Jump for Joy, 1941
Duke Ellington
from the musical show Jump for Joy

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, 1942
Duke Ellington
Lyrics, Bob Russell

Black and Tan Fantasy, 1934
Duke Ellington
Bubber Miley

It Don’t Mean A Thing, 1932
If It Ain’t Got That Swing
Duke Ellington
Words, Irving Mills

Transcriptions by David Berger

UE Jazz Ensemble I
Timothy Zifer, Director
Alto Sax I, Chris Carner
Alto Sax II, Devyn Haas
Tenor Sax I, Griffin Honeycutt
Tenor Sax II, Alex Godinez
Bari Sax, Jameson Sheets
Clarinet, Annie Cloud
Trumpet I, Logan Tsuji
Nicole Gourieux
Trumpet II, Zach Mitchell
Trumpet III, Jon Allen
Trumpet IV, Rico Martinez
Trombone I, James Smith
Trombone II, Arlen Magelitz
Trombone III, Kiersten Weyer
Trombone IV, Jacob Johnson
Piano, Melanie Baker
Guitar, Brandon Bertinotti
Bass, Noah Bulleit
Drums, Ross Erickson

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