WBGO JAM Live: New School Swingers
April 23, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
The New School Swingers performed live in the WBGO studios today, the ninth and last in our series of student performances for Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). Listen to audio from this broadcast here. A full set list and links to hear our other JAM broadcasts are below.
The ensemble, which has members from South Africa and Sweden as well as the United States, performed "hot swing" classics from the 1930s, including Duke Ellington's "C Jam Blues," Django Reinhardt's "Minor Swing" and Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose."
We hope you enjoy our Jazz Appreciation Month festival of student ensembles!
Members of the New School Swingers
Alto: Ross Harris
Trumpet: Lesedi Ntsane
Violin: Anna Fuerstenberg
Piano and bandleader: Dinos San Pedro
Bass: Ben Murphy
Drums: Alex Kirkpatrick
Guitar: Nelsen Hutchison
New School Swingers Set List
"C Jam Blues" - Duke Ellington
"Dinah" - Harry Ackst, Sam L. Lewis and Joe Young
"Minor Swing - Django Reinhardt
"Funeral March" - Ben Murphy
"Nuages" - Django Reinhardt
"You're The One" - Dinos San Pedro
"Honeysuckle Rose" - Fats Waller and Andy Razaf
"Everybody Loves My Baby" - Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer
"Thick And Thin" - Dinos San Pedro
"I'll Fly Away" - Albert Brumley
WBGO JAM Live Broadcasts 2012
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