Small Jazz Ensembles
This Small Jazz Ensembles concert offers music by talented students from the Williams jazz scene. Artist Associate in Trombone and Co-Director John Wheeler, whose recording credits include many of the biggest acts in the music business today, trains an ensemble that features vocalist Sofia Smith ’18. They perform original compositions and arrangements by members of the group. Also joining the group is special guest artist Jason Ennis on fretless electric bass. The second group is mentored by Avery Sharpe, Artist Associate in Jazz Bass, and Co-Director. Mr. Sharpe is a renowned bass player who has performed with such jazz legends as McCoy Tyner, Archie Shepp, and Art Blakey, just to name a few.