Jazz Small Ensembles
Monday, November 18, 2019 at 7:30pm
A contrafact is a new musical composition built from a preexisting one, most often a new melody overlaid onto a previously devised harmonic structure. Contrafacts have served an extraordinary purpose in the jazz tradition. Lennie Tristano turned “Out of Nowhere” into “317 East 32nd Street”; Coleman Hawkins turned “Lover, Come Back to Me” into “Bean and the Boys”; and Thelonious Monk turned “Oh, Lady Be Good” into “Hackensack.” Come hear Northwestern jazz students spin American classics and jazz standards into new blues, swing, and improvisation contrafacts.
Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with valid ID.Buy Tickets
David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this rooms seats 120 and offers a flexible space for choral rehearsals, small ensemble performances, and student recitals.