• WBGO JAM Live: SUNY Purchase Super Sophomores

    April 23, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    The SUNY Purchase Super Sophomores performed live at WBGO in the ninth of our live student broadcasts for Jazz Appreciation Month. Click to hear audio from this concert, and at the bottom of the page for all of our 2013 JAM Student Festival broadcasts.

    Directed by Pete Malinverni, this ensemble of Mike Troy on alto saxophone, Terence Nolan on tenor, Nat Ranson on trombone, Ben Rice on piano, Ben Carr on bass and Mike Camacho on drums, performed their own arrangements of compositions by Thelonious Monk, Joe Henderson, Roy Hargrove and others, and were interviewed by WBGO host Michael Bourne. A full set list is below.

    Enjoy this and all of our student broadcasts, as we introduce you to the next generation of jazz greats in Jazz Appreciation Month!


    SUNY Purchase Super Sophomores

    Live at WBGO, 4/24/13

    Pete Malinverni, director

    1. "The Left Side" - Roy Hargrove, arranged by Ben Rice

    Solos: Mike Troy, Ben Rice

    Interview with Pete Malinverni and Nat Ranson

    2. "I Hear A Rhapsody - Baker, Fragos, Gasparre, arr. Wayne Shorter, transcribed by Nat Ranson

    Solos: Terence Nolan, Nat Ranson, Mike Camacho

    3. "Other Side" - Stu Pender

    Solos: Benn Carr, Mike Troy

    Interview with Mike Troy

    4. "Played Twice" - Thelonious Monk, arranged by Mike Troy

    Solos: Nat Ranson, Ben Rice

    Interview with Ben Rice

    5. "The Kicker" - Joe Henderson, arranged by Terence Nolan

    Solos: Terence Nolan, Mike Troy, Mike Camacho

    Interview with Terence Nolan

    6. "Epistrophy" - Thelonious Monk, arranged by Terence Nolan

    7. "B flat Blues"


    Mike Troy, alto saxophone

    Terence Nolan, tenor saxophone

    Nat Ranson, trombone

    Ben Rice, piano

    Ben Carr, bass

    Mike Camacho, drums

    All 2013 WBGO JAM Live Student Broadcasts

    4/1/13: NJCU Cedar Walton Combo

    4/8/13: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble I

    4/12/13: William Paterson "Hawk Flies" Jazz Septet

    4/15/13: Berklee Ralph Peterson Sextet

    4/16/13: Juilliard Jazz Artist Diploma Ensemble

    4/17/13: New School For Jazz Improv Ensemble

    4/18/13: MSM Chamber Jazz Ensemble

    4/19/13: LaGuardia High School Senior Band

    4/23/13: SUNY Purchase Super Sophomores

    4/24/13: NYU Karachacha Afro-Peruvian Ensemble

    4/25/13: Queens College International Jazz Band

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