Director of the Jazz bands 2016-17: Sarah Politz (spolitz_at_fas.harvard.edu)
Dudley Jazz Bands Spring Concert
Sunday, April 16, 8 pm, Dudley Main Dining Room
The Dudley Jazz Bands present their spring concert featuring original compositions by guest Yosvany Terry. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. ID required for alcohol.
Open Jazz Jam Session
Thursday, January 12
8-10 pm, Dudley House Common Room
Come play, sing, or relax and listen. Refreshments will be provided. Open to the public.
Yosvany Terry is an internationally acclaimed Cuban musician, American composer, saxophonist, percussionist, bandleader, educator and cultural bearer of the Afro-Cuban tradition. Born into a musical family in Camaguey, Cuba, Yosvany Terry went on to classical music training in Havana at the prestigious National School of Arts (ENA) and Amadeo Roldan Conservatory. After graduating, Terry worked with major figures in every realm of Cuban music including pianists Chucho Valdes, Frank Emilio, and the celebrated nueva trova singer/guitarist Silvio Rodriguez. From his earliest days in New York, Terry has been welcomed by the jazz and contemporary music community, playing with Branford Marsalis, Rufus Reid, Dave Douglas, Steve Coleman, Roy Hargrove, Henry Threadgill, Avishai Cohen, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Taj Mahal and Eddie Palmieri Afro-Caribbean Sextet.