Juilliard Jazz Presents “The Latin Tinge:
Ray Barretto, Cal Tjader, and Carlos Henriquez”
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 7:30pm in Paul Hall
NEW YORK — Juilliard Jazz presents “The Latin Tinge: Ray Barretto, Cal Tjader, and Carlos Henriquez” featuring Juilliard Jazz Ensembles on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 7:30pm in Paul Hall. The program’s guest coach is Carlos Henriquez, an alumnus of Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program and a member of Wynton Marsalis’s Septet and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Resident coaches are faculty members Ulysses Owens Jr. and Doug Wamble.
Mr. Wamble’s ensemble features Zoe Obadia (alto saxophone), Nathan Sparks (trumpet), Jeffery Miller (trombone), Gabriel Schneider (guitar), Joel Wenhardt (piano), Joel Ross (vibraphone), Kanoa Mendenhall (bass), and Cameron MacIntosh (drums), Jimmy Delgado (Latin percussion). The ensemble will perform Los Banditos (Cal Tjader, arr. Cameron MacIntosh and Nathan Sparks), Bambarakatunga (Ray Barretto, arr. Joel Wenhardt), Linda Chacana (Tjader, arr. Jason Marsalis ), Hard Hands (Barretto, arr. Gabriel Schneider), and The Bronx Pyramid (comp. Carlos Henriquez).
Mr. Owens’s ensemble features David Milazzo (alto saxophone), Dean Tsur (tenor saxophone), Anthony Hervey (trumpet), Nick Lee (trombone), Lake Jiroudek (guitar), Micah Thomas (piano),alumnus Joseph Doubleday (vibraphone), Philip Norris (bass), Jared Silverstein (drums), and Jimmy Delgado (Latin percussion).The ensemble will perform Liza Anne (Tjader, arr. Lake Jiroudek), Curaçao (Tjader, arr. Jared Silverstein), Sabor (Tjader, arr. Anthony Hervey), Guarare (Barretto, arr. David Milazzo), Joshua’s Dream (Carlos Henriquez, arr. Nick Lee), Cuchifrito (Henriquez, arr. Dean Tsur), and Guarajazz (Henriquez, arr. Philip Norris).
Tickets for Juilliard Jazz Ensemble concerts are $20 and available events.juilliard.edu
Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10.
About Carlos Henriquez
Born in the Bronx, New York, Carlos Henriquez started studying music at a young age, played guitar through junior high school, and took up the bass while enrolled in Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program. He entered LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and was a member of the LaGuardia Concert Jazz Ensemble, which won first place in the 1996 Jazz at Lincoln Center Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. Mr. Henriquez joined the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in 1998. He has since toured the world with both ensembles and has been featured on more than 25 recordings. He has performed with artists including Chucho Valdés, Paco de Lucia, Tito Puente, the Marsalis family, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, and Marc Anthony, among many others. Mr. Henriquez has been a member of the music faculty at Northwestern University’s School of Music since 2008, and in 2010 was named music director for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s cultural exchange with the Cuban Institute of Music with Chucho Valdés.
About Juilliard Jazz
Juilliard Jazz, under the leadership of Juilliard alumni Wynton Marsalis, director, and Aaron Flagg, chair and associate director, offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as artist diplomas. The curriculum combines classroom, private studio, and performance ensemble courses with substantial interactions with jazz masters and multiple off-campus performance opportunities. The department’s programming reflects the jazz continuum and its American vernacular roots as well as the social and cultural vitality of the music.
The 2016-17 season features the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in five concerts; Juilliard Jazz Ensembles in nine concerts; and the Juilliard Jazz Artist Diploma Ensemble, comprised of Juilliard Jazz’s most advanced musicians, in two concerts. Guest conductors and coaches this season include Bill Charlap, alumnus Etienne Charles, Dave Douglas, Jon Faddis, Vince Giordano, Eric Reed, Frank Vignola, Dr. Michael White, and faculty members Marsalis, James Burton III, and Andy Farber. The concerts feature music by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Woody Herman, The Hot Club de France, Oliver Nelson, Marsalis, and others.
Juilliard Jazz ensembles play more than 50 on- and off-campus performances annually, including international tours as well as performances at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Blue Note. This season marks a new collaboration with the Zinc Bar located in Greenwich Village and includes a piano master class series with pianist Eric Reed, who will focus on accompanying the jazz singer, and pianist and artist-in-residence Kenny Barron, who will focus on solo and trio playing. International exchanges are an important part of the Juilliard Jazz program. This season the school will also host a student ensemble from the Torino Conservatory in Italy; and the James Morrison Academy in Mt. Gambier, Australia, and Juilliard Jazz will do a student exchange.
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
“The Latin Tinge: Ray Barretto, Cal Tjader, and Carlos Henriquez”
Juilliard Jazz Ensembles
Guest Coach: Carlos Henriquez
Zoe Obadia, alto saxophone
Nathan Sparks, trumpet
Jeffery Miller, trombone
Gabriel Schneider, guitar
Joel Wenhardt, piano
Joel Ross, vibraphone
Kanoa Mendenhall, bass
Cameron MacIntosh, drums
Joel Ross, vibraphone
Jimmy Delgado, Latin percussion
Doug Wamble, Resident Coach
David Milazzo, alto saxophone
Dean Tsur, tenor saxophone
Anthony Hervey, trumpet
Nick Lee, trombone
Lake Jiroudek, guitar
Micah Thomas, piano
Joseph Doubleday, vibraphone
Philip Norris, bass
Jared Silverstein, drums
Jimmy Delgado, Latin percussion
Ulysses Owens Jr., Resident Coach
Tickets for Juilliard Jazz Ensemble concerts are $20 and available at events.juilliard.edu