Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hit The Road Jack - Performed by the Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble


My 10tet performed at the Polish National Home in Hartford, Connecticut on April 26th, 2013.  That evening, I was joined on stage by Kris Allen - alto sax, Frank Kozyra - tenor sax, Lauren Sevian - bari sax, Tony Kadleck - trumpet, Greg Hopkins - trumpet, Shelagh Abate - French horn, Sara Jacovino - trombone, Henry Lugo - string bass, and Ben Bilello - drum set.  It was a great night!

We opened the concert with my arrangement of "Hit The Road Jack", which I have tweaked since it's debut with the Westchester Jazz Orchestra.  Here it is:



For more information about the Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble, visit:  http://www.earlmacdonald.com/new-directions-ensemble.html





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