Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation at NEC: MacAdam-Somer CI Chamber and Zenón Ensembles

Performances by small jazz ensembles coached by NEC's exceptional jazz faculty. This evening's concerts are performed live and streamed in real time from the Eben Jordan Ensemble Room.

TWO SETS: 7 & 9 PM

Watch Live Stream from Eben Jordan:

  1. 7:00 p.m. | Eden MacAdam-Somer CI Chamber Ensemble

    Music for Small Orchestra: I. Slow, Pensive - Ruth Crawford Seeger


    Lyra Montoya, flute 

    Catherine Byrne, violin

    Lucy Little, violin

    Eden MacAdam-Somer, viola/coach

    Yi-Mei Templemen, cello

    Henry Wilson, marimba

    Joseph Van Leeuwen, piano  


  2. 9:00 p.m. | Miguel Zenón Ensemble

    San Francisco Holliday - Monk/Zenón

    Libertango #3 - Piazzolla/Zenón

    Cancao Amiga - Nascimento/Zenón

    Libertango #2 - Piazzolla/Zenón


    Stephanie Borgani, voice
    Aaron Kaufmann, tenor saxophone
    Miles Keingstein, trumpet
    Santiago Galeano
    Pritesh Walia, guitar
    Aidan O’Connell, double bass
    Nadav Friedman, drums