Saturday, May 15, 2010

Lehman College Jazz Festival -- February 5th 2010 Lovinger Theater

The Lehman College Jazz Band performed along with several bands at the first jazz festival at the college. Several high school jazz bands were also on the program. These included the Edgemont High School Jazz Band, the Bronx High School of Science Jazz Band, and the Celia Cruz High School of Music Jazz Band.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Lehman College on a cold day in February 2010

Both photos were taken from the Music Building on February 16, 2010.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Lehman Jazz Band Spring Concert -May 9, 2010 Studio Theater

Vocalist Felix Otero performed with the band during the Spring concerts on May 5 and May 9, 2010.

The Lehman Jazz Combos Concert - April 18th, 2010. Celebrating 60 years since the Birth of the Cool recordings.

Photos from the 1949-1950 recording sessions for the Birth of the Cool. Miles Davis - trumpet, Geri Mulligan-baritone saxophone, Lee Konitz - alto saxophone.

The Lehman College Jazz Nonet included vibraphonist Alan Molnar, bassist Danny Loayza and drummer Victor Rendon. The nonet also included Ed Seldin on trumpet, Jordan Pettay on alto saxophone and Dean Olsher on baritone saxophone.
Vibraphonist Alan Molnar, bassist Danny Loayza, saxophonists Al Brooks and Karl Watson performed during the small group concert on April 18th, 2010.
Bob Stewart on tuba, Barbara Reineki on french horn and Mark Williams performed as part of the nonet that recreated some of the music in the Birth of the Cool recordings
Trombonist Mark Williams and drummer Victor Rendon.

The Lehman Jazz Band at the Lehman Holiday Party on Dec. 18th 2009

Saxophonist Al Brooks solos with the band.
Karl Watson solos on clarinet.

Trumpeter Paul Piteo and members of the Lehman Jazz Band at the Holiday Party - Faculty Dining Room.

Monday, May 10, 2010

The Lehman Jazz Band Spring Concert -May 9, 2010 Studio Theater

Alto saxophonist William Forero solos on 'Round Midnight.

Photos by Dora Villani

The Lehman Jazz Band directed by Armando Rodriguez
May 9, 2010

1. It Might As Well Be Spring
2. String of Pearls
3. On the Street Where You Live
4. ‘Round Midnight
5. Moments Notice
6. In The Mood
7. Lament
8. Beyond The Sea
9. American Patrol
10. Well You Needn’t
11. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
12. Sister Sadie

The Lehman Jazz Band

Felix Otero
William Forero
Brian Cole
Al Brooks
Al Acosta
Aaron Sachs
Karl Watson
Dean Olsher
Ed Seldin
Ron Lo Pinto
Tom Mueller
Pete Maldonado
Mario Mazzola
Harvey Lackey
Leonard Walworth
Jonathan Stern
Rob Stattel
Kajiwara Tokunori
James Kane
Nick Martiny
Daniel Loayza
Makana McDonald
David Segal
Jay Sanders

Lehman Small Groups Concert on April 18, 2010

The Lehman Saxophone Quartet directed by Karl Watson also included Aaron Sachs, Al Brooks, and Brian Cole.

The Lehman College Nonet directed by Armando Rodriguez performed music from Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool album on April 18, 2010.

The Lehman Jazz Nonet
Ed Seldin
Barbara Reineke
Mark Williams
Bob Stewart
Dean Olsher
Jordan Pettay
Allan Molnar
Daniel Loayza
Victor Rendón