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University Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Vocalists perform with Jazz Combos in RecitalVocalists perform with Jazz Combos in Recital
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 19:30

Friday, March 6, 7:30 pm

University Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

University Jazz Ensemble, 
Mr. Robert Fazecash, director
with vocal performances by students
in Ms. Shahida Nurullah's Jazz/Pop Voice Studio.
Featuring:  High School Honour Jazz Ensemble, 
Mr. Robert Fazecash, director

Capitol Theatre, 121 University Ave. W.

Tickets $20;  Students with ID $10. Online purchases for this concert are no longer available. Please purchase your tickets at the door this evening.



University Jazz Ensemble
Mr. Robert Fazecash, Director
Blues in the Closet      Oscar Pettiford (1922 – 1960)
arr. Mark Taylor                                                                                     
I Thought About You      Johnny Mercer (1909 – 1976)    
arr. Mark Taylor                                   
Work Song      Nat Adderley (1931 – 2000)
arr. Eric Morales
The Shadow of Your Smile      Johnny Mandel (b. 1925)   lyrics by Paul Webster
arr. Dave Wolpe
Evil Ways      Carlos Santana (b. 1947)
arr. Michael Phillip Mossman
Red Clay      Freddie Hubbard (1938 – 2008)
arr. Mark Taylor           
A Night in Tunisia      Dizzy Gillespie (1917 – 1993)
arr. Michael Phillip Mossman
Here's to Life      Artie Butler (b. 1942)   lyrics by Phyllis Molinary
arr. Mark Taylor           
Lost in the Memory      Music by Chris Walden (b. 1966)
Lyrics by Courtney Fortune
Big Dipper      Thad Jones (1923 – 1986)
A Few Good Men      Gordon Goodwin (b. 1954)
High School Honours Jazz Ensemble
Mr. Robert Fazecash, Director
It Don’t Mean a Thing      Duke Ellington (1899 – 1974)
arr. Mark Taylor
Guantanamera      Jose Fernandez Diaz (1908 – 1979)
arr. Michael Philip Mossman
In A Mellow Tone      Duke Ellington (1899 – 1974)         
arr. Michael Sweeney   
Cantaloupe Island      Herbie Hancock (b. 1940) 
arr. Mike Kamuf           
Well You Needn’t      Thelonius Monk (1917 – 1982)
arr. Mike Kamuf           
Cubano Chant      Ray Bryant (1931 – 2011)
arr. Michael Philip Mossman
Malaga       Allen Vizzutti (b. 1952)
Absoludicrous      Gordon Goodwin (b. 1954)
Tiger of San Pedro      John LaBarbera (b. 1945)
arr. Paul Lavender
University Jazz Ensemble Personnel
Colin Gronert, alto
Halle Stewin, alto
Brian Yamamoto,**  alto
Jeff McAuley, tenor
Greg Schreiner, tenor
Emma Chenier, baritone
Craig Braithwaite **
Lukas Fletcher
Bennett Grenier
Jon Chaif >>
Paul Goyeau **
Jackson Drobko **
Mackenzie Walsh
Adam Klein
Rhythm Section
Joseph Nguyen, piano
Varant Ashekian, guitar
Allesandro Rotondi, guitar
Mike Molnar, bass
Alex Aideira-Leite, bass & piano
Ragn Royle, bass
Preston Adams, drums
Murray Anderson, drums
Nathan Kouvalis, drums
Lisha Ottley
Pia Lampitoc >>
**  Community Guest
^    Faculty Guest
>>  Alumni
High School Honour Jazz Ensemble Personnel
Alexandra Baic, alto
Zach Spirou, alto
Laurence Liu, alto
Adrian Macera, alto
Cavelle Doucet Lefebvre, tenor
Nolan Grona, tenor
Brian Yamamoto, baritone
Ana Correa
Vicky Chen
Bennett Grenier
Kade Quartarone
Nathan Nguyen
Tamir Frenkel
Joseph Michael                      
Jack Drobko
Mackenzie Walsh
Rhythm Section
Alec Becker, piano
Mitchell Leyte, bass
Lucas Roung, guitar
Eric Killen, guitar
Joseph Maceroni, drums
Liam McPhedran, drums
Mr. Brian Yamamoto
Mr. Jack Drobko
Murray Anderson
Bennett Grenier
Mike Molnar
Mackenzie Walsh
Nathan Kouvalis
Trevor Pittman
Robert Fazecash


Updated: February 27, 2020


Mr. Trevor Pittman