Next BLAJ gig coming up on Nov. 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Rivers Jazz Festival at The Rivers School in Weston MA.
Bill Lowe Andy Jaffe Repertory Big Band
The Bill Lowe Andy Jaffe Repertory Big Band has been playing original music together since 1986.
Here are some Youtube links to our last concert on April 9th of this year, celebrating our 25 years together:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIPBZJZDdEcWriting…Crocodiles by Bill Lowe, also featuring Aspen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfvzzNYpnEw&feature=relatedSamba de Saudade composed and arranged by Andy Jaffe, featuring Paul Lieberman on piccolo and Dominic Poccia on bass clarinet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koc8BOpUyNM&feature=relatedBrainville by Sun Ra; transcribed and orchestrated by Andy; various soloists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eUWvhjSX6o&feature=relatedStar Spangled Rhythm composed and arranged by Andy, this piece was originally written for our 1986 performance at the Old State House in Hartford, then featuring the late Thomas Chapin. This performance features Bruce Williamson on alto; Jeff Holmes on Trumpet;Ricky Alfonso on Trumpet; and the entire trombone section.
Check out the new Youtube links to our 25th anniversary concert!