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Dec 7, 2020 3:00 pm - Dec 11, 2020 6:00 pm

Jazz ComboFest

DEC 7 to DEC 11
Jazz ComboFest

Program and Livestream links to come

December 7

3:15pm EST — Theo Bleckman Ensemble

Miriam Crellin, voice. Rostrevor, Australia
April Varner, voice. Sylvania, OH
Tammy Huynh, voice. Ambler, PA
Shimone Gambourg, double bass. Brooklyn, NY
Joshua Green, drums. Houston, TX
Rocco Dapice, piano. Ardsley, NY

4:00pm EST — Scott Wendholt Ensemble

Henry Sherris, trumpet. Wellington, New Zealand
Zoe Harrison, double bass. Davis, CA
Audrey Pretnar, guitar. Mohegan Lake, NY
Cameron Campbell, piano. Worcester, MA
Kabelo Mokhatla, drums. Kempton Park, South Africa

A New Beginning – Estes Noe Cantarero-George
Simplicity – Kabelo Boy Mokhatla
Woodchuck Waltz – Audrey Meying Pretnar
Joy Spring – Clifford Brown
Mirage – Zoe Harrison

5:15pm — Rogerio Boccato Ensemble

Evan Amoroso, bass trombone. Harrisonburg, VA
Evan Arntzen, clarinet. New York, NY
Shimone Gambourg, double bass. Brookyln, NY
Joshua Green, drums. Houston, TX
Ethan Fisher, vibraphone. Philadelphia, PA
Kellin Hanas, trumpet. Wheaton, IL
Emmett Sher, guitar. Staten Island, NY

A Rã – João Donato
Bebê -Hermeto Pascoal
Fato Consumado – Djavan
A Porta – Dori Caymmi
Coisa No. 10 – Moacir Santos
Brigas Nunca Mais – A.C.Jobim

December 8

3:15pm EST — Jaleel Shaw Ensemble: The Music of Joe Henderson & Kurt Rosenwinkel

Filip Vizitiu, trumpet. Summit, NJ
Benny Conn, tenor trombone. Agoura Hills, CA
Ian Wacksman, drums. Honolulu, HI
Jack Aylor, double bass. New York, NY
Sam Towse, piano. Halesite, NY
Lucas Philippi de Amorim, vibraphone. New York, NY

Tetragon – Joe Henderson
The Next Step – Kurt Rosenwinkel (arr. Sam Towse)
Black Narcissist – Joe Henderson (arr. Filip Vizitiu)
Outer Urge – Lucas Philippi de Amorim
Path Of The Heart – Kurt Rosenwinkel
Zhivago – Kurt Rosenwinkel

4pm EST — Richard Sussman Midi Ensemble

Austin Zhang, EWI/alto sax. Plano, TX
Rocco Dapice, piano. Ardsley, NY
Benjamin Feldman, double bass. Seattle, MA
Joshua Green, drums. Houston, TX
Nicholas Creus, guitar. Rye, NY
Nicholas Marziani, alto sax. Newtown Sq, PA

Never Remember – Kneebody
Spirit of the West – Russell Ferrante
White Noise – Austin Zhang
Meridian – Richard Sussman
Smooth One – Nick Marziani
Horizon’s – Ben Feldman
One Liners – Mike Stern

5:15pm — Damien Sneed Gospel Ensemble

Jillian Willis, voice. Beachwood, OH
April Varner, voice. Sylvania, OH
Cameron Campbell, piano. Worcester, MA
Dominick Branch, drums. Portland, OR
Owen Storey, bass. Berkeley, CA.

December 9

3:15pm EST — Miguel Zenon Collective

Joseph Miller, alto sax. Miami, FL
John Kotze, trombone. Frankfort, IL
Brandon Choi, trumpet. Camarillo, CA
Francois Chanvallon, guitar. Houilles, France
Hamish Smith, double bass. Christchurch, New Zealand
Varun Das, drums. Edison, NJ
Sam Towse, piano. Halesite, NY
Juan Villalobos, vibraphone. Caracas, Venezuela
Bernell Jones, tenor sax. Memphis, TN

Song For My Father – Horace Silver/Arr. by Edward Simon
Mastermind – Miguel Zenón
Lonely Woman – Horace Silver/ Arr. by Miguel Zenón
Frosted Evils – Matt Penman
Recorda Me – Joe Henderson/ Arr. by Miguel Zenón

4pm EST — Marc Cary Ensemble

Stefano Malinverno, alto sax. Blauvelt, NY
Miles Lennox, piano. Sunrise, FL
Danile Finn, double bass. Chappaqua, NY
Christian McGhee, drums. New York, NY
Emmanuel Michael, guitar. Sioux Falls, SD
Jillian Willis, voice. Beachwood, OH
Jonathan Shillingford, trumpet. Homestead, FL
Jordan Leftridge, tenor sax. Valles Mines, MO
Imani Williams, voice. Dallas, TX

5:15pm EST — Buster Williams Ensemble

Adam Lamoureux, tenor sax. Ontario, Canada
Ethan Avery, trumpet. Ojai, CA
Dylan Kries, alto sax. Aurora, CO
Sityebi Mtoba, piano. South Africa
Destiny Diggs-Pinto, double bass. West Orange, NJ
Quinton Cain, drums. Schenectady, NY

December 10

3:15pm EST — Jamie Baum: The Music of Geri Allen

James Evans, trumpet. Afton, VA
Nicholas Marziani, alto sax. Newtown Sq, PA
Rasmus Sorensen, piano. Copenhagen, Denmark
Anthony Golden, double bass. Denver, CO
Miriam Crellin, voice. Rostrevor, Australia
Michal Wang, drums. Los Altos, CA

The Gathering – by Geri Allen, arranged by Michael Wang
LWB’s House – by Geri Allen, arranged by Mirriam Crellin
Baby’s Breath – by Geri Allen, arranged by Anthony Golden
If Not Now – by Terri Lyne Carrington, arranged by Michael Wang
Soul Eyes – arranged by Geri Allen/Rasmus Sorensen

4pm EST — Dayna Stephens Ensemble

Nhlanhla Mahlangu, alto sax. Pretoria, South Africa
Geoffrey Gallante, trumpet. Alexandria, VA
Christopher Keefe, piano. White Plains, NY
Anthony Golden, double bass. Denver, CO
Kofi Baraka-Shepsu, drums. Richmond, VA
Emmett Sher, guitar. Staten Island, NY
Evan Abounassar, trumpet/keyboard. Yorba Linda, CA

5:15pm EST — Frank Lacy Ensemble

Cameron Alfourque, trumpet. Worcester, MA
Joseph Giordano, trombone. Albany, NY
Gabriel Chakarji, piano. Orlando, FL
Owen Storey, double bass. Berkeley, CA
Bernell Jones, tenor sax. Memphis, TN
Joseph Miller, alto sax. Miami, FL
Jerome Gillespie, drums. Brookyln, NY
Juan Diego Villalobos – vibraphone*

Fresh Lineup – Bernell Jones II
Say Hello to the Wind – Bobby Hutcherson*
Falafel – Mulgrew Miller
Cumbia and Jazz Fusion – Charles Mingus
The Kumquat Kids – Eddie Henderson

December 11

3:15pm EST — Buster Williams Trio

Benjamin Feldman, double bass. Seattle, WA
Kofi Baraka-Shepsu, drums. Richmond, VA
Rasmus Sorensen, piano. Copenhagan, Denmark

4pm EST — Damien Sneed Singer/Songwriter Ensemble

Christian McGhee, drums. New York, NY
Daniel Finn, double bass. Chappaqua, NY
April Varner, voice. Sylvania, OH
Miriam Crellin, voice. Rostrevor, Australia
Daniel Berenfield, piano. Durham, NC
Brandon Choi, trumpet.
Jordan Leftridge, tenor sax.
Philippe Clement, guitar.

Old Young Boy – Composer/Lyrics by Tammy
Sunflower in the East – Composer/Lyrics by Tammy
Talk Myself Outta You – Composer/Lyrics by Miriam
Tired – Composer/Lyrics by Miriam
The Plan – Composer/Lyrics by Miriam
My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose/ Fields of Gold: Robert Burns/Sting, Arr. by April Varner
You Know Where to Find Me by April Varner (Composition/Lyrics)

5:15pm EST — Elio Villafranca Ensemble

Nicolaus Gelin, trumpet. Miami, FL
Solene Cairoli, double bass. Paris, France
Daniel Berenfield, piano. Durham, NC
Dominick Branch, drums. Portland, OR
Austin Zhang, EWI/alto sax. Plano, TX
John Kotze, trombone. Frankfort, IL

6pm EST — Kendrick Scott: The Ritual

Stephane Clement, trumpet. Miami, FL
Vittorio Stropoli, piano. New York, NY
Philippe Clement, guitar. Miami, FL
Nolan Nwachukwu, double bass. Plantation, FL
Miguel Russell, drums. Miramar, FL

 

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Manhattan School of Music
130 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027