Juilliard Jazz to Present ‘The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis’

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Juilliard Jazz will present “The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis” with guest conductor Vince Giordano and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra members are Zoe Obadia (alto saxophone, clarinet), Alexa Tarantino (alto saxophone, clarinet), Evan Atwell-Harris (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Gideon Tazelaar(tenor saxophone), and Immanuel Wilkins (baritone saxophone, clarinet); David Adewumi, Noah Halpern, Giveton Gelin, and Anthony Hervey (trumpets); Sam Chess, Jasim Perales, Rashaan Salaam, and Jeffery Miller (trombones); Jake Kelberman (guitar, banjo); Julius Rodriguez (piano); Adam Olszewski (bass); and Kyle Benford (drums). Joining the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra will be Juilliard violinists George Meyer, Andi Zhang, and Ji Soo Choi. James Burton III is the resident conductor.

Tickets are $30 and available at juilliard.edu/calendar. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard full-time students may purchase tickets for $15.

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