Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Williams Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Williams Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Laura Pierce, director
 
Featuring solo and group performances by young jazz vocalists on May 4th at 4:00 pm the Williams Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by Laura Pierce performs arrangements in the style of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and the New York Voices, as well as innovative arrangements of their own. Spontaneously improvised scat-singing solos bring vitality and excitement to each performance. The singers: Banyi Huang ’15, Kimberly Liu ’13, Amanda Ng ’13, Chie Togami ’13, Isabel Hanson ’16, Daniel Potter ’16, Nicole Chen ’15 and Inez Tan ’12, are joined by Ben Kohn on piano. The performance features classic jazz tunes from the Great American Songbook: Over the Rainbow, Pennies From Heaven and You Stepped Out of a Dream, just to name a few.