Artists: James Heazlewood-Dale (Bass), Sara Serpa (Voice), Aaron Blumenthal (Clarinet), Will Greene (Clarinet), Patrick Noonan (Clarinet), Daniel O'Brien (Clarinet), Gabriel Garcia (Alto Saxophone), Yu Wang (Alto Saxophone), Nigel Yancey (Alto Saxophone), Hunter Smith (Tenor Saxophone), Daniel Sagastume (Baritone Saxophone), Elmer Churampi (Trumpet), Tree Palmedo (Trumpet), Massimo Paparello (Trumpet), Alex Quinn (Trumpet), Tyler Bonilla (Trombone), Blake Manternach (Trombone), Xiangyu Tian (Trombone), Christopher Bassett (Bass Trombone), Inigo Ruiz de Gondejuela (Piano), Seyun Park (Piano), Damon Smith (Piano), Sam Fribush (Organ, Piano), Luca Ferrara (Guitar), Rafael Natan (Violin), Sarah-Hadley Yakir (Violin), Pilar Zorro (Violin), Eden MacAdam-Somer (Viola), McKinley James (Cello), John DeWitt (Keyboard), Taichiro Ei (Percussion), Eladio Rojas (Drums)
Pianist/composer/improviser Ran Blake and trombonist Aaron Hartley celebrate their 12th year in co-production of New England Conservatory’s famed Film Noir series with Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958). Retired San Francisco police detective John "Scottie" Ferguson struggles to separate illusion from reality as members of Aaron Hartley’s Storyboard Noir Ensemble create an original score, responding to the drama through improvisations, recompositions, and reinterpretations of Bernard Harmann's orchestrations along with other works. Special guests include Eden MacAdam-Somer with the CI Chamber Music Ensemble, Ken Schaphorst with NEC's Jazz Orchestra, CI Department Co-Chair Hankus Netsky, and vocalist Sara Serpa.
Date: February 21, 2017 - 7:30PM
Location: NEC's Jordan Hall
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