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Jazz Ensemble – Friday, May 30, 2015, 8p.m.

Afro-Cuban Roots and Traditions
José Encarnación, director
Eli Edelman '15, co-director
Guest narrator: Madera Gabriela Allan, Assistant Professor of Spanish

GUIRO

Traditional songs for Elegua

PALO

Traditional songs with the rhythms of Macuta, Palo and Garabato

arr. Francisco Zamora & Fred Sturm
Migrations "Palo"
Sam Genualdi, guitar

Johnny Richards
Cuban Fire Suite
     II. El Congo Valiente
Mike Ruth, alto saxophone
Owen Cook, trumpet
Carson Caldart, tenor saxophone
Adam Busch, trombone

ARARA

arr. Yosvany Terry
Laroko

Traditional songs for Afra

Traditional songs and rhythm for Mase

arr. Eli Edelman & José Encarnación
Traditional songs and rhythm for Age
Sam Pratt, soprano saxophone

Terry
trans. Edelman & Encarnación

Dance Transformation
Will Fraser, alto saxophone
Jonathan Fagan, piano

BATA

Traditional Bata rhythm – "La Meta de Chango"

Maria Schneider
El Viento
Adam Busch, trombone
Alex Seizovic, trumpet
Sam Genualdi guitar

Traditional songs for Oya

Michael Mossman
River Spirit
Leo Sussman, flute

Traditional songs for Ochun

Mossman
Paz Profundo

Traditional songs for Obatala
Carson Caldart, tenor saxophone
Mike Ruth, alto saxophone
Ben Phillips, trumpet
Alex Seizovin, trumpet

RUMBA

Jesus Alfonso
arr. Pedrito Martinez
trans. and arr. Edelman & Encarnación

Lengua de Obbara
Ben Phillips, trumpet
Jakob Heinemann, bass
Jonathan Fagan, piano
Jack Lussenden and Bridget Schumann, dancers

MAMBO

Bob Mintzer
New Mambo
Ben Phillips, trumpet

BEMBE

Richards
Cuban Fire Suite
     VI. La Suerte de los Tontos
Will Fraser, alto saxophone
Alex Seizovic, trumpet

COMPARSA

Israel "Cachao" Lopez
Yenyere Guma

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