Amherst, Middlebury Jazz Groups to Mark "First Time" for the Second Time

Submitted on Wednesday, 4/18/2012, at 4:20 PM

April 18, 2012

July 6, 1961: Jazz aficionados may recognize that date as the day the Count Basie and Duke Ellington orchestras met in New York to make the historic recording of First Time! The Count Meets the Duke. It was a rare joint recording involving two renowned musical entities and, to this day, remains one of just a few collaborative band albums ever produced.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Perform Ellington, Basie and More on Dec. 10

November 12, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present a concert by the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble Friday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Choral Society to Perform During Homecoming Weekend Nov. 12 and 13

September 29, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the fall 2010 Homecoming Weekend concert schedule. The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12; the Amherst Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13 and the Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 9 pm on Saturday, Nov. 13.

Amherst College Choral Society, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble To Perform Family Weekend Concerts Oct. 29 and 30

September 29, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the fall 2010 Family Weekend Concert schedule. The Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29; the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30; and the Amherst Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8:30 pm on Saturday, Oct. 30.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble, Combos Announce Spring Performances and 2010 Robin McBride ’59 Commission

April 13, 2010                                  
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.—AmherstCollege’s jazz groups, the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos, have announced their final performances for the semester.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Close Semester with Concert of New Tunes and Favorites Dec. 11

November 12, 2009
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will hold its winter concert on Friday, December 11, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

Darryl Harper ’91 and Earl MacDonald to Join Forces with Amherst College Jazz Ensemble for Oct. 24 Concert

September 24, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform alongside clarinetist Darryl Harper ’91 and pianist Earl MacDonald in their annual Homecoming Weekend concert on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 9:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Perform with Guest Soloist Jason Robinson Nov. 6

September 24, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform with visiting professor and saxophonist Jason Robinson in the group’s annual Family Weekend concert on Friday, Nov. 6, at 8:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Close Season with May 4 Concert

April 23, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will hold its end-of-the-semester concert on Monday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Perform Homecoming Weekend Concert Nov. 8

October 28, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will present its annual Homecoming Weekend Concert on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

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