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This virtual concert is presented by the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts schwartz.emory.edu/virtual-stage Box Office/Audience Information 404.727.5050 • schwartz.emory.edu

Photographs and Recordings Digital capture or recording of this concert is not permitted. Event and Program Information Available online at schwartz.emory.edu Cover Photo By Mark Teague Acknowledgment Eternal thanks to Donna and Marvin Schwartz for their many contributions.



Emory Virtual Big Band and Emory Jazz Combos Gary Motley, director Randy Hunter, assistant director and woodwind instruction Bob Lewis, brass instruction Friday, November 20, 2020, 8:00 p.m. A virtual concert featuring previously recorded performances and interviews. Emerson Concert Hall Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

Program Emory Virtual Big Band arr. by Sammy Nestico

Jingle Bells Gary Motley, director

The Virtual Combo Blue Bossa

by Kenny Dorham

All the Things You Are

by Jerome Kern

Jane Chakrborty, piano; Yi Wang, piano; Xavier Lee, bass; Jayden Behling, saxophone; Jason Bisgay, saxophone; Rob La Terza, saxophone; and Justin Chesarek, drums Bob Lewis, ensemble coach

The 5:30 Combo by Horace Silver

Nica’s Dream

Ethan Lane, piano; Rafael Jimenez, bass; Tommy Parker, drums; Andrew Wei, saxophone; and Josh Peacock, trombone Gary Motley, director

“Life is a lot like jazz. It is 4

The 6:30 Combo by Bobby Timmons


Spencer Brown, piano; Evan Covey, guitar; Kevin Wu, bass; Alex Wellisch, drums; Aaron Thaler, saxophone; and Noah Willhite, saxophone Gary Motley, director

Emory Virtual Big Band In Your Own Sweet Way

by Dave Brubeck arr. by John Wassoon Gary Motley, director

The Software Trio Plus One featuring Melvin Jones and Gary Motley by John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie

A Night in Tunisia

Emory Virtual Big Band If I Were a Bell

by Frank Loesser arr. by Sammy Nestico

Good Swing Wenceslas

arr. by Sammy Nestico Gary Motley, director

s best when you improvise.”

—George Gershwin


Emory Virtual Big Band Gary Motley, director Randy Hunter, assistant director, woodwind instruction Bob Lewis, brass instruction Saxophones Andrew Wei Ryan Ruhde Adam Shah Jason Bisgay Tito Tomei Trombones Max Inman Josh Peacock Griffin Noble Shiven Sinha Trumpets Joseph Rosenbaum Rhythm Section Ethan Lane, piano Neil Reddy, guitar Rafael Jimenez, bass Tommy Parker, drums

Emory Jazz Faculty Gary Motley, program director and piano Randy Hunter, saxophone Bob Lewis, brass Dan Baraszu, guitar Chris Riggenbach, bass Justin Chesarek, drums


More events coming soon to the Schwartz Center Virtual Stage schwartz.emory.edu/virtual-stage Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble November 21, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Join the EWE and the EUSO in a joint virtual performance featuring prerecorded works as well as virtual ensemble video performances. Works by Mozart, Vivaldi, and Bizet with guest tenor Bradley Howard. Paul Bhasin and Tyler Ehrlich conduct.

Emory Piano Recitals

November 22, 2020 at 7 p.m. Under the direction of Elena Cholakova, students Sydney Chung, Patrick Czabala, Athena Grasso, Grace Li, Marshall McCall, Colin Song, Sara Wang, and Vivian Zhao present their piano recital program from Emory’s Performing Arts Studio. The virtual concert includes works by Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, and more.

ECMSA Cooke Noontime Series: Beethoven Violin Sonata and String Trio December 4, 2020 at noon

ECMSA concludes its yearlong celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a performance of his Violin Sonata No. 10 featuring David Coucheron and William Ransom, and the String Trio in C Minor performed by members of the Vega String Quartet. 7

Music at Emory Music at Emory brings together students, faculty, and world-class artists to create an exciting and innovative season of performances and events. In a typical year, Music at Emory presents more than 150 events across multiple Emory venues; however, in this challenging season, we are committed to coming together virtually for a variety of musical offerings. Spring 2021 concerts remain as scheduled, but are subject to change based on guidance from Emory University and public health officials. Please visit music.emory.edu for the most up-to-date schedule and announcements.

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