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Taylor Halperin ’14, jazz piano & combo

Taylor Halperin is a sophomore at Williams College. He has been playing classical piano since he was eight years old, and he began playing jazz at age fifteen. He has studied jazz theory, arranging, and composition with Professor Andrew Jaffe this semester.

Joining Mr. Halperin on this evening:

Su-Young Kim ‘15       vocals

Jonathan Dely ‘15       trumpet, flugelhorn

Chris Picardo ‘13         tenor sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet

Danny Schwartz ‘13     guitar

Matt Staiger ‘12           bass

Charlie Sellars ‘13        drums

The Program:

Speak Like a Child by Herbie Hancock, transcribed A. Jaffe and arr. Taylor Halperin
First Composition by Taylor Halperin
Darn That Dream by Jimmy Van Heusen, Arr. Taylor Halperin, featuring Su-Young Kim, vocals
Passion Dance by McCoy Tyner, arr. Taylor Halperin