WBGO JAM Live: LaGuardia High School Senior Jazz Band
April 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
The LaGuardia High School Senior Jazz Band, directed by Kevin Blancq, performed live in the WBGO studios today in the seventh in our series of student performance for Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). Listen to audio from this broadcast here. A full set list and links to all of our JAM broadcasts are below.
The group performed eight songs including Duke Ellington's "Cotton Club Stomp" and Herbie Hancock's "One Finger Stomp," and were interviewed between songs by host Eulis Cathey.
We hope you enjoy our Jazz Appreication Month festival of student ensembles!
La Guardia High School Senior Jazz Band Members
Zach HIcks - alto sax, flute
Alex Morano - alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet
Jaedon Alvira - tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax
Malcolm-Jamal Matthews - tenor sax
Luis Garcia - bari sax, flute
Eli Greenhoe, Nick Saia - guitar
Adale Jackson, Isaac Sleator - piano
Damon Korf - bass
Russell Holzman, Corey Garcia - drums
La Guardia High School Senior Jazz Band Set List
"Cotton Club Stomp"
- Duke Elington feat. Adale Jackson, piano; Adam O'Farrill, trumpet; Luis Garcia, bari sax
- Gil Evans (transcribed by band member Rex Bennett) - feat. Adale Jackson, piano; Jaedon Alvira, soprano sax; Rex Bennett, bone
"Sunset & The Mockingbird"
- Duke Ellington, feat. Adale Jackson, piano; Alex Morano, clar; Zach Hicks, alto sax
"One Finger Snap"
- Herbie Hancock, arr. Bob Mintzer feat. Zach Hicks, flute; Nick Saia, guitar; Rex Bennett, bone; Adam O'Farrill, piano; Adale Jackson, piano
- Adam O'Farrill, Wednesday Combo (sponsored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz) - Zach Hicks, reeds; Adam O'Farrill, trumpet; Eli Greenhoe, guitar, Isaac Sleator, piano; Damon Korf, bass; Russell Holzman, drums.
"Black, Brown, & Beautiful"
- Oliver Nelson feat. Zach Hicks, alto sax
"It Ain't Necessarily So"
- arr. Gil Evans, adaptation, Kevin Blancq feat. Eli Greenhoe & Nick Saia, guitars
"Blues In Frankie's Flat"
- Frank Foster feat. Malcolm-Jamal Matthews & Jaedon Alvira, tenor sax; Daniel Wenger, bone; Adam O'Farrill, trumpet; Luis Garcia, bari sax
WBGO JAM Live Broadcasts 2012
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