Julliard Jazz Presents The Activist Benny Goodman and the Ambassador Duke Ellington: Democracy at Home and Around The World

February 20, 2015

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  • Clarinetist/Saxophonist Victor Goines and Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis are Guest Conductors
  • Free Concert on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. in Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater
  • Concert Will Be Live-Streamed at live.juilliard.edu

Juilliard Jazz presents The Activist Benny Goodman and the Ambassador Duke Ellington:
Democracy at Home and Around the World, on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. in Juilliard’s
Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Guest conductors are clarinetist and saxophonist Victor Goines and trumpeter
Wynton Marsalis, director of Juilliard Jazz. The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra conductor is James Burton.

Free tickets are available at events.juilliard.edu.

Victor Goines conducts the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in the first half of the concert, which features music of Benny Goodman: One O’Clock Jump (by Count Basie); Honeysuckle Rose (by Fats Waller); Avalon (by Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva, and Vincent Rose); Stompin’ at the Savoy (by Edgar Sampson); Beo Mir Bist du Schoen (by Sholom Secunda); and Sing, Sing, Sing (by Louis Prima). Wynton Marsalis conducts the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in the second half of the concert, which features the music of Duke Ellington on the second half of the concert: Isfahan; Amad; Serenade to Sweden; Paris Stairs; Chinoiserie; Afro Bossa; West Indian Dance; Symphonette; and Latin American Sunshine

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra members are: Braxton Cook, Taylor Herron, Dean Tsur, Ruaridh Pattison,
Anthony Orji on saxophones; Gabriel Medd, Riley Mulherkar, Noah Halpern, Nathan Sparks, Enrique Sanchez on trumpets; William Hawley, Jeffery Miller, Kalia Vandever on trombones; Joseph Doubleday on vibraphone; Taber Gable on piano; Karl Kohut on bass; and Charles Goold on drums.

www.events.juilliard.edu

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