Purchase Jazz Showcase


Wednesday, December 9, 2015
7:00 pm

JazzShowcase and PurchaseJazzOrchestra


Todd Coolman and Jon Faddis, Artistic Directors & Conductors, Purchase Jazz Orchestra
David DeJesus,
Artistic Director & Conductor, Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra

The Purchase Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band that performs jazz from every era. From staples like Ellington and Basie, to more modern works by today’s leading composers and arrangers like McNeely, Clayton, Abene, and Schneider, the PJO swings and is always a pleasure to listen to. Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist Todd Coolman, and legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis direct the group.

The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra is an exciting ensemble that performs music from all over Latin America. Featuring top students from the Purchase College Conservatory of Music, the PLJO explores numerous genres including Mambo, Cha-Cha, Danzon, Festejo, and Porro. Whether performing classic compositions by the masters or newer works commissioned for the ensemble, seeing and hearing the PLJO is always a memorable occasion.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Times: 7:00 pm

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Presenter: Purchase College Conservatory of Music
Presenter Website: www.purchase.edu/music

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