Contemporary Improvisation and Jazz at NEC: Ted Reichman Jazz Ensemble and CI Ensemble

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255 St. Botolph St.
Boston, MA
United States

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:

  1. 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

  2. 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.

    Group Two

    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