2 – 4PM
Sunday, April 15, 2012
2012 Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert
Yale Jazz Ensemble & Reunion Jazz Ensemble
Location is wheelchair accessible
Reunion is a group of Yale Jazz Ensemble alumni who, along with late Yale Law School Professor, Morse College Master, and trumpeter Stanton Wheeler, were early members of the YJE
in the 1970s. Professor Wheeler continued to play with the Yale Jazz Ensemble until his death in 2007, and this is the fifth annual concert dedicated to his memory. Reunion members include well-known jazz artists Tim Moran (alto sax), Bob Kolb (tenor sax and flute), Gary Bennett (bari sax), Steve Perrett (trumpet), Tony Lom-bardozzi (guitar), Jeff Fuller (bass), Paul Sullivan (piano) and Frank Bennett (drums).
The YJE portion of the program will feature Express Delivery by Yale School of Music composition stu-dent and Assistant to the YJE Director Garth Neustadter; Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major, arranged for jazz ensemble by Yale School of Music alumnus and YJE trumpeter Tom Bergeron; Tuk Tuk’n by YJE freshman and pianist Lamtharn (Hanoi) Hantrakul; Salsa En Mi Alma by Yale College and School of Mu-sic alumnus and bassist Jeff Fuller; and additional charts TBA.