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Director
Dr. Anthony DJ Branker

Department of Music
Woolworth Center

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
08544


Performances, Master Classes, and Lecture Presentations:
Princeton University Jazz Program
Jazz @ Princeton Univerity
2015-2016 Calendar

University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra

October 8

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Ornette Coleman Ensemble,
coached by Ralph Bowen

Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

October 10

University Concert Jazz Ensemble conducted by Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker with guest pianist Jim Ridl plus The Jim Ridl Quartet featuring trumpeter Philip Harper, bassist John Benitez, and drummer Donald Edwards

Saturday, 8:00 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies

October 11

Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Sunday, 11:00 am

October 14 Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm
November 11

Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm

November 12

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Lee Morgan Ensemble,
coached by Ralph Bowen

Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

November 21

University Concert Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker with Grammy-Award nominated trombonist and guest soloist Conrad Herwig plus The Conrad Herwig Quintet featuring trumpeter Alex Sipiagin, pianist Bill O'Connell, bassist Ruben Rodriguez, and drummer Robby Ameen

Saturday, 8:00 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies

December 7 Recital for Music 215: Projects in Jazz Performance
with visiting artist, vocalist Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin

Monday, 8:00 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies
December 10

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Ornette Coleman Ensemble,
coached by Ralph Bowen

Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

January 13

Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm

February 11

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Jazz Vocal Collective,
coached by Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin &
Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker


Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

February 17

The Program in Latin American Studies presents a
Conversation & Performance by
Alto saxophonist/Composer & MacArthur "Genius" Award Fellow Miguel Zenón

Wednesday, 7:30 pm,
Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Arts Council of Princeton (102 Witherspoon Street), Princeton, New Jersey

Also co-sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies and the Department of Spanish and Potuguese

February 17 Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm
February 20

Princeton University Jazz Faculty Composing in the Moment Recital with tenor & soprano saxophonist Ralph Bowen, guitarist Bruce Arnold, pianist Michael Cochrane, bassist Brian Glassman, drummer Vince Ector, and musical director Dr. Anthony Branker

Saturday, 8:00 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies

February 21

Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Sunday, 11:00 am
March 3

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Bill Evans Ensemble,
coached by Jim Ridl

Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

March 9 Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm
April 1

Jazz Colloquium Presentation with
pianist/composer Fabian Almazan & Rhizome with String Quartet

Friday, 12 Noon, McAlpin Rehearsal Hall in the Woolworth Center
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies

April 2 Pianist/composer Fabian Almazan & Rhizome with String Quartet

Saturday, 8:00 pm, Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies
April 14

Jazz @ Café Vivian
featuring the University Art Blakey Jazz Messengers Ensemble,
coached by Jim Ridl

Thursday, 11:00 pm, Frist Campus Center

April 20

Jazz Vespers at the University Chapel
University Jazz Vespers Ensemble

Wednesday, 8:00 pm

May 7

University Concert Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker with guest pianist Orrin Evans plus The Orrin Evans Quintet

Saturday, 8:00 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
Sponsored by the Program in Jazz Studies

Richardson Auditorium Performances

Tickets are available in person at the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office, open between 12 noon and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday; at the Richardson Auditorium Box Office in Alexander Hall, open two hours prior to each ticketed performance; by phone at (609) 258–9220; or online at www.princeton.edu/utickets.

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall.

Jazz at Cafe Vivian Series

Jazz Composers Collective at Geneva Night Club Featuring University Small Groups
All Performances take place from 11:00 pm until 1:00 am in the Frist Campus Center.

Frist Campus Center.

 

Jazz Vespers Series at the University Chapel

Featuring the University Jazz Vespers Ensemble
*All Services take place on Wednesdays at 8:00 pm except where noted

University Chapel.