2 Alto Saxes + 2 Tenor Saxes + Bari Sax
Timp + 2
Full String Section
Solo Upright Bass
A Tribute to Ella
A Tribute to Ella honors “The First Lady of Song” on what would have been her 100th birthday in 2017. This program will feature many of her greatest hits from the Great American Songbook, including It Don’t Mean A Thing, If It Ain’t Got That Swing, How High the Moon, I Got Rhythm, Summertime, A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Satin Doll, Blue Skies, Bewitched and many more. Several songs will be performed with the original Nelson Riddle and Billy May orchestrations and others are being newly created by Tony Award nominated arranger Larry Blank. This program will star 3 amazing singers, Capathia Jenkins, Aisha de Haas, and Metropolitan opera star Harolyn Blackwell.