Feb 25, 2013
This all-Cole Porter program celebrates the centennial of Porter’s graduation from Yale College in 1913 and will feature his most famous compositions – including “Easy to Love,” “Night and Day,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” and more. Guest appearances by Yale student vocalists Emma Akrawi, Ruthie Prillaman, Paige Weber, and Rebecca Brudner.
The Yale Jazz Ensemble (YJE) is a seventeen-piece big band that performs a wide variety of music, from Yale’s Benny Goodman archive to the newest and most progressive jazz compositions. The Ensemble has performed extensively in the United States and internationally at such noted venues as New York’s Village Vanguard and Iridium jazz clubs, and London’s Ronnie Scott’s. The YJE has performed with or opened for The Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, the World Saxophone Quartet, Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Owens, and Branford Marsalis.
Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall
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