Jazz Ensembles

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Time and Location

Friday, December 3 at 8:00 pm PST Performing Arts Center 155 - Concert Hall

Photo: Count Basie's Orchestra Performs at Shoe 'n' Slipper Club Dance, Fall 1956 by Duke University Archives 

Concert Program

WWU Vocal Jazz Ensemble

directed by Mike Scott & Tim Fitzpatrick

  • Let's Sing Again

    • Fats Waller
    • arranged by Dave Barduhn
  • I Can See Clearly Now 

    • Jonny Nash 
    • arranged by Kelly Kunz
  • They Can't Take That Away From Me 

    • George & Ira Gerswhin 
    • arranged by Mike Scott


Sopranos

  • Glory Burford
  • McKenna Lamb
  • Annette Cho
  • Liz Brazeau

Altos

  • Shelby Henry
  • Acacia Arielle
  • Sophia Mabrouk
  • Claire Hoffer
  • Katie Hill

Tenors

  • Rubin Hochhauser
  • Finn Petrak
  • Mario Gonzalez

Basses

  • Elijah Fix
  • Henry Aris

Rhythm Section

  • Jacob Meyers, piano
  • Hamza Magsi, guitar
  • Brody Hunt, bass
  • Micah Hays, drums

 

Jazz Combo III

Directed by Emily Asher

  • Upper Manhattan Medical Group 

    • Billy Strayhorn
  • In the Garden

    • Brett Johnson
  • Sungazing

    • Jason Harris
  • St James Infirmary 

    • Irving Mills

 

  • Jason Harris, trumpet
  • Michael Daley, trombone
  • Brett Johnson, guitar
  • Omri Ofek, bass
  • Daniel Furry, drums, vibraphone
  • Alex Nelson, drums, vibraphone

 


Jazz Combo I

directed by Greg Williamson 

  • Circus 

    • Lou Alter and Bob Russell
  • Beatrice  

    • Sam Rivers
  • Free For All 

    • Wayne Shorter

 

  • Chet Przybysz, alto sax 
  • Ben Leonard, tenor sax 
  • David Diehl, guitar 
  • Rylan Kane, piano, keyboard
  • Eirik Haugbro, bass 
  • Gary Stivers, drums

 


Jazz Combo IV

directed by Marina Albero

  • Nardis 

    • Miles Davis
  • Song For My Father 

    • Horace Silver
  • Skating 

    • Vince Guaraldi
  • Smooth Transitions  

    • Quin Wilder

 

  • Alex Spoon, alto sax
  • Harrison Bourguignon, baritone sax
  • Quin Wilder, piano
  • Amelia Scanlon, bass
  • William White & Josh Marchand, drums & percussion

 


Jazz Combo II

directed by Greg Williamson 

  • Just Friends

    • John Klenner
    • Bayly Bennett, solo vocal 
  • Pork and Rice 

    • Rylan Kane
  • Samba De Orfeu 

    • Luiz Bonfá

 

  • Chris Carthum, trumpet 
  • Shane Walz, sax, flute
  • Adam Greenberg, classical guitar 
  • Rylan Kane, piano, keyboard
  • Brody Hunt, bass 
  • Parker Grady, drums & percussion
  • Bayly Bennett, drums, percussion, vocals

 


Big Band I

directed by Greg Williamson

  • Basie Straight Ahead 

    • Sammy Nestico
  • No Heat 

    • Bill Holman
  • Summer Serenade 

    • Benny Carter
    • arranged by Milt Kleeb
  • Warm Breeze 

    • Sammy Nestico


Saxophones

  • Alex Spoon, lead alto
  • Chris Pritchard, alto
  • Ben Leonard, tenor
  • Chet Przybysz, tenor
  • Annikki Laulainen, baritone

Trumpets

  • Jason Harris, lead
  • Chris Carthum 
  • Alex Marbach 
  • Ben Allwright 

Trombones

  • Sam Harris, lead
  • Tynan McGee 
  • Michael Daley 
  • Colin Marks, bass trombone

 

  • McKenzie Bandy, piano
  • Hamza Magsi, guitar
  • Eirik Haugbro, upright bass
  • Gary Stivers & Liam Brigden, drums & percussion

Disability Accommodations

For disability accommodations, please contact the department presenting the event. Disability access information is available online at Parking Services, and further resources can be found by contacting Western's Disability Access Center.