1960 Concert Program


1960 SCHOOL OF JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT

Thursday evening, September 1, 1960, 8:30 p.m.

PART I

Small Ensemble, John Lewis, Leader

Relays (John Lewis)
The Edge of Winter (Gary McFarland)
Three Four (Gary McFarland)
Afternoon in Paris (John Lewis)

Jay Pruitt-t; Jamie Aebersold-asx; Steve Marcus-tsx; Brian Cooke-fr hn; Gary McFarland-vbs; Steve Anderson-p; Percy Heath*-b; Jon Jonsson-d

Small Ensemble, J.J. Johnson, Leader

Another Blues (Harold McKinney)
Short Bridge (J.R. Monterose)
Homeless (Don Ellis)
Ballade (J.J. Johnson)
Number 8 (J.J. Johnson)

Don Ellis-t; J.R. Monterose-tsx; Vera Auer-vbs; Harold McKinney-p; Sue Freeman-b; Earl Zindars-d

Small Ensemble, Milt Jackson, Leader

Milt Town (Margo Guryan)
Ballade (Milt Jackson)
Edwin (Margo Guryan)
Blues Assignment (Milt Jackson)

Gray Smith-vbs; Morris Holbrook (1, 3), Richard Fregulia (2, 4)-p; Ken Schoeninger-b; Stuart Langer-d; Margo Guryan-comp

Small Ensemble, George Russell, Leader

Things New (George Russell)
Dance Class (Carla Bley)
Potting Shed (David Lahm)
Stratusphunk (George Russell)
New Donna (George Russell)

Al Kiger-t; David Young-sax; David Baker-tbn; George Russell*-p; Chuck Israels-b; Joe Hunt-d; David Lahm-comp

INTERMISSION

PART II

String Ensemble, John Garvey, Leader

Champagne Blues (Bob Brookmeyer)
Guest Soloist: J.J. Johnson

Peggy Andrix, Derry Deane, Alan Grishman-vln; John Garvey*, George Andrix-vla; Peter Brown, Melissa Brown-cll; John Lewis*-p; Bill Takas-b; Earl Zindars-d

Piece for Strings (Gary McFarland)
Guest Soloist: J.J. Johnson

Alan Grishman, Peggy Andrix, Derry Deane-vln; John Garvey*, George Andrix-vla; Peter Brown, Melissa Brown-cll; Bill Takas-b; Earl Zindars-d

Variants on a Theme of John Lewis (Gunther Schuller)
Guest Conductor, Gunther Schuller
Guest Soloist, Jim Hall

Derry Deane, Peggy Andrix, Alan Grishman-vln; George Andrix-vla; Peter Brown-cll; Don Heckman-asx; Vera Auer-vbs; Chuck Israels, Bill Takas-b; Earl Zindars-d

Milano (John Lewis)
Guest Soloists, Jim Hall, John Lewis

Peggy Andrix, Derry Deane, Alan Grishman-vln; John Garvey*, George Andrix-vla; Peter Brown, Melissa Brown-cll; Bill Takas-b; Earl Zindars-d

Piece for Guitar and Strings (Jim Hall)
Guest Soloist, Jim Hall

Peggy Andrix, Derry Deane-vln; John Garvey*, George Andrix-vla; Peter Brown-cll; Chuck Israels-b

Piano Solo (Ran Blake)

Ran Blake-p

Small Ensemble, Herb Pomeroy, Connie Kay, Ed Summerlin, Leaders

The Thrill Is Gone (arr. Dick Wright)
Moanin' (arr. Dick Johnson)
Septet (arr. Bill St. Laurent)
Blue Walls (Charlie Mariano, arr. Mike Gibbs)
Polka Dots and Moonbeams (arr. Jim D'Angelo)
Tante Rifka (Don Heckman)

Freddie Hubbard-t; Jim D'Angelo, Don Heckman-asx; Ed Summerlin*-tsx; Mike Gibbs-tbn; John Payne-p; David Mauney-p, vbs; Narma Feuer-b; Connie Kay*, Peter Blum-d

* Faculty members