Hope Jazz Combos and Anchor Band
Combine for Late-Night
Posted April 8, 2002
HOLLAND -- It will be worth staying up late.
The Hope College Jazz Chamber Ensemble I, Jazz
Ensemble I and the Anchor Band will present a late-night
concert beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at 84
East Restaurant in downtown Holland.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The Jazz Chamber Ensemble I consists of five
musicians coached by Hope jazz faculty member Brian Coyle.
The ensemble will play selections from a repertoire
including "Lennies Pennies," by Lennie Tristano; Michael
Brecker's "Tea Bag"; "Stop," by Paquito D'Rivera; "Witch
Hunt," by Wayne Shorter; Duke Ellington's "Caravan"; and a
number of other pieces.
The 16-member Anchor Band, under the direction of
faculty members Steven Ward and Thom Working, will play
songs such as "Miles Mood," by Shelly Berg; "Loafin," by
Frank Mantooth; Jeff Jarvis' "The Right Track"; and "Cuaba,"
by Frank T. Williams.
The Jazz Ensemble I also has 16 members, but with
a different array of instruments. The group will play
selections for a diverse repertoire including "Three and
One," by Thad Jones; Charles Mingus' "Fables of Faubus";
"The Diver," by Matt Harris; "April in Paris," by Vernon
Duke; Dizzy Gillespie's "Be Bop"; and a piece that the group
commissioned: "Stella by Holland," written by James Miley.
The concert is scheduled to follow the performance
of guitarist-singer Patty Larkin, who is performing at the
Knickerbocker Theatre, located next to the 84 East
Restaurant. Tickets for Larkin's concert can be purchased
by calling (616) 395-7890.