Contemporary Improvisation and Jazz at NEC: Ted Reichman Jazz Ensemble and CI Ensemble
Performances by small jazz and contemporary improvisation ensembles coached by NEC's exceptional faculty. This evening's concerts are performed live and streamed in real time from the Eben Jordan Ensemble Room.
two sets: 7:00 & 8:15 PM
This performance is open to in-person audiences, and can also be viewed below via livestream.
Watch livestream from Eben Jordan Ensemble Room:
- Ted Reichman, ensemble coach
7:00 PM | Ted Reichman CI Ensemble
This ensemble performs music written by composers working today, primarily from the jazz tradition, who have proposed new models for integrating improvisation and composition and who embrace new ideas about structure, groove, and texture.
Litha Ashforth, voice, autoharp, electronics
Adrian Chabla, electronics
Carson McHaney, violin
Lyra Montoya, saxophone
Kaia Berman-Peters, accordion
Emiliano López, guitar
Olivia Wilkins-Becker, guitar, comp
Miguel Landestoy, piano, keyboard
Akram Haddad, piano, keyboard
Jamie Eliot, electric bass
Joseph Seo, drums
8:15 PM | Ted Reichman Jazz Ensemble
The Ted Reichman Jazz Ensembles focuses on student compositions and interpretations of diverse material with an emphasis on non-traditional forms and flexible approaches to ensemble playing, improvisation, and rhythm.
Heather Milberger, vocals
Lemuel Marc, trumpet
Aaron Kaufman-Levine, alto saxophone
Sam Margolis, trombone
Mitch Selib, guitar
Ari Chais, piano
Hannah Dunton, double bass
James Nadien, drums