Dudley Jazz Band

Welcome to the Dudley Jazz Bands website!

Director of the Jazz bands 2017-18: William Bennett (williambennett_at_g.harvard.edu)

 

Dudley Jazz Bands Spring Concert

Saturday, April 28th, 7:30pm, Dudley Main Dining Room

The Dudley Jazz Bands present their spring concert, performing a mix of classic and contemporary reportoire. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. ID required for alcohol.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events

 

Dudley Jazz Bands Fall Concert

Sunday, Novemeber 19th, 7:30pm, Dudley Main Dining Room

The Dudley Jazz Bands present their fall concert, a tribute to Thelonious Monk in celebration of the recent centenary. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. ID required for alcohol.

 

 

 

Dudley Poster

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.

 

The Dudley Jazz Bands Fall Concert
Featuring Special Guest Yosvany Terry on saxophone, chekere, and compositions
Saturday, December 10, 8 pm
Dudley House Dining Room
Pre-concert conversation with Yosvany Terry and Hutchins Center Fellow Ivor Miller at 7:15 pm
Free and open to the public
Refreshments will be served, ID required for alcohol
Sponsored by Dudley House and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
 

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.

News

2018 Sep 23

Jazz along the Charles!

1:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Charles River Esplanade

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Sunday, September 23, 2018 
2:00-4:00 PM
25 jazz bands. 25 locations.

Quick info: Meet outside Dudley at 1:30PM*, and bring your friends! The event is free for all! For more details see below.

(*Keep in mind that the group will go together...

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2018 Apr 28

Dudley Jazz Bands – Spring Concert

7:30pm to 11:00pm

Location: 

Lehman Hall, Harvard Yard
The Dudley Jazz Bands perform for the spring concert, playing a mix of contemporary and classic repertoire. Refreshments will be served. ID required for alcohol. 
2018 Apr 28

Dudley Jazz Bands – Spring Concert

7:30pm to 11:00pm

Location: 

Lehman Hall, Harvard Yard
The Dudley Jazz Bands perform for the spring concert, playing a mix of contemporary and classic repertoire. Refreshments will be served. ID required for alcohol. 
2017 Aug 31

Dudley Jazz Auditions

(All day)

Location: 

Lehman Hall, Harvard Yard
Dudley Jazz will be holding auditions for its big band and combo! There are limited slots available, so please email williambennett@g.harvard.edu to arrange a time to come by.   Read more about Dudley Jazz Auditions
2016 May 07

Dudley Jazz Bands Spring Concert

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Dudley House First Floor
Join us for this exciting concert with tunes played by Dudley's best and brightest jazz musicians! 
The Big Band is joined by four vocalists and performs brand new arrangements of pieces by remarkable singer-composers Abbey Lincoln, Jeanne Lee, Cassandra Wilson, and Esperanza Spalding. 
The combo presents energetic original tunes and arrangements. 
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2016 Mar 05

Spring Swing

8:00pm to 12:30am

Location: 

Dudley House - Main Dining Hall

Enjoy a classy evening of live jazz music, socializing and dancing at Dudley House's second formal of the year, the Spring Swing!

Join us for the free swing lesson at...

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