NEW HAVEN – The Yale Jazz Ensemble, directed by Thomas
C. Duffy, will present “Double Bars,” two cabaret-style shows at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Graduate and
Professional Students Center at Yale 204 York St.
is free and no tickets are required, organizers said in a statement.
The program will feature the music of Count Basie, Miles
Davis and more, the statement said.
The statement also notes: "The Yale Jazz Ensemble is a seventeen-piece big band
that performs a wide variety of music, from Yale’s Benny Goodman archive to the
newest and most progressive jazz compositions. The Ensemble has performed
extensively in the United States and internationally at such noted venues as
New York’s Village Vanguard and Iridium jazz clubs, and London’s Ronnie
Scott’s. The YJE has performed with or opened for The Mel Lewis Jazz
Orchestra, the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, the World Saxophone
Quartet, Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Owens, and Branford Marsalis."
Editor's note: All information
in this post was contributed.
Labels: Count Basie, Miles Davis, Thomas C. Duffy, Yale Jazz Ensemble