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Dr. Anthony DJ Branker

Department of Music
Woolworth Center

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

University Jazz Ensembles

University Concert Jazz Ensemble
Presently, the ensemble program features one 17-piece big band (Concert Jazz Ensemble) and an ever-changing variety of small groups, which have included Jazz Composers Collective, Jazz Vocal Collective, Free to Be Ensemble, Crossing Borders Improvisational Music Ensemble, Ornette Coleman Ensemble, Lee Morgan Ensemble, Bill Evans Ensemble, Art Blakey Jazz Messengers Ensemble, Standard Deviation Ensemble, Sounds of Brazil Ensemble, Freddie Hubbard Ensemble, Sonny Rollins Ensemble, Joe Henderson Ensemble, Monk/Mingus Ensemble, Herbie Hancock Ensemble, Birth of the Cool Ensemble, John Coltrane Ensemble, Miles Davis Ensemble, Fusion Ensemble, Kenny Dorham Ensemble, Ron Carter Ensemble, Bebop Ensemble, American Songbook Ensemble, Tadd Dameron Ensemble, Horace Silver Ensemble, Ralph Bowen Ensemble, Modal Ensemble, Pat Metheny Ensemble, New Voices Collective, Wayne Shorter Ensemble, Afro-Latin Ensemble, Swingtet, Ellington/Strayhorn Ensemble, Afro-Groove Ensemble, Horace Silver Ensemble, Ensemble X, New Orleans Ensemble, Jazz Saxophone Quartet, Avant Garde Ensemble, Hard Bop Ensemble, Jazztet, and the Jazz Vespers Ensemble. Qualified students have the opportunity to pursue further studies in jazz performance through the Music Department’s Certificate Program in Musical Performance