Jazz at ESU
The Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suite and The Grinch Suite Premier!
Saturday December 10th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, ESU Fine & Perf. Arts
The Ellington Nutcracker is back! Listen to the Water Gap Jazz Orchestra perform this holiday masterpiece by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. In addition, the band will be premiering The Grinch Suite for full jazz ensemble written by Matt Vashlishan, a modern take on the holiday jazz suite! Special guests include Nancy Reed, Edward Ellington II, saxophonist/clarinetist Dan Block, and trumpeter Seneca Black.
Al Cohn Collection
Representing all forms of jazz from all eras, the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection was founded and named in honor of the award-winning Al Cohn — legendary saxophonist, arranger, composer and conductor.
The Note is the magazine of ESU and the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection. It is published twice per year and features content from ESU, the Collection, and the Poconos' Jazz Community. Subscription is free - to be added please contact Matt Vashlishan at email@example.com with your mailing address. Digital copies are now available below:
- Vol. 31 No. 1 Issue 75 (Winter/Spring 2021)
- Vol. 30 No. 2 Issue 74 (Summer/Fall 2020)
- Vol. 30 No. 1 Issue 73 (Winter/Spring 2020)