[Summer Jazz Academy Faculty] Photo: Frank Stewart
Photo: Frank Stewart

Summer Jazz Academy Faculty

Opening Performance Featuring Summer Jazz Academy Student Combos

Join an all-star septet featuring Summer Jazz Academy faculty including Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra members trumpeter Marcus Printup, saxophonist Ted Nash, and trombonist Vincent Gardner as well as pianist Helen Sung, guitarist James Chirillo, bassist Rodney Whitaker, and drummer Marion Felder.

This ensemble returns for their third Bard performance, a highlight of the third season of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Summer Jazz Academy, a world-class two-week residential education summer institute for advanced study in jazz performance. Summer Jazz Academy participants, some of the nation’s best high school jazz musicians, will open the performance in curated combos and ensembles.