Jazz at Princeton University Schedule

Source: Princeton Department of Music.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 – Jazz at Princeton University Small Group I with trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire
The acclaimed trumpeter joins Princeton’s Small Group I directed by Rudresh Mahanthappa for an exciting collaborative evening of music that includes a commissioned suite in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois’ birth.
8:00 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. For information and tickets call 609-258-9220 or visit at https://music.princeton.edu/events/ambrose-akinmusire-jazz-small-group-i

Friday, November 30, 2018 – Creative Large Ensemble
Jazz at Princeton University’s Creative Large Ensemble, led by Darcy James Argue, continues to redefine the big band in a program encompassing a broad spectrum of the genre.
8 pm at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. For information and tickets call 609-258-9220 or visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/creative-large-ensemble-1.

Monday, December 3, 2018 – Jazz Vocal Improvisation Ensemble
VIE directed by the world-renowned Jay Clayton presents its first public performance of the year.
7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. Free and open to the public. For information visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/jazz-vocal-improvisation-ensemble-1.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – Small Groups I & A
Jazz at Princeton University’s small groups, directed by award-winning saxophonist and program director Rudresh Mahanthappa, present an energizing and beautiful evening of music.
7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. Free and open to the public. For information visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/jazz-small-groups-concert-1.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – Small Groups I & A
Jazz at Princeton University’s small groups, directed by award-winning saxophonist and program director Rudresh Mahanthappa, present an energizing and beautiful evening of music.
7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. Free and open to the public. For information visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/jazz-small-groups-concert-0.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 – Jazz Vocal Improvisation Ensemble
VIE directed by the world-renowned Jay Clayton presents its final performance of the year.
7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. Free and open to the public. For information visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/jazz-vocal-improvisation-ensemble-0.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 – Creative Large Ensemble with Terri Lyne Carrington
Jazz at Princeton University’s season closes with renowned drummer and Grammy winner Carrington in a rare performance of Jim McNeely’s Tribute to Tony Williams Lifetime alongside students in the Creative Large ensemble led by Darcy James Argue.
8 pm at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. For information and tickets call 609-258-9220 or visit https://music.princeton.edu/events/terri-lyne-carrington-creative-large-ensemble.

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