Middlesex Jazz Ensemble Plays at the Darien Senior Center

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The Darien Senior Center was in for a treat on Thursday, May 31 when Jim Carter, the director of the Middlesex Middle School Jazz Ensemble, brought the Middlesex Middle School Jazz Band to entertain with a lunch time concert.

The band launched into a jazz classic by Bud Green called “Sentimental Journey” featuring Cosmo Amatruda (Grade 8) on trumpet before moving on to other pieces such as “Mas Que Nada” by Jorge Ben, featuring Jake Dansker (Grade 8) on alto sax.

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The Middlesex Middle School Jazz Ensemble plays at Darien Senior Center on Thursday, May 31.

They rounded off the morning with a rousing number by Stevie Wonder, “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing,” with Jack McDermott (Grade 8) on trumpet and Austin Ennor (Grade 7) on tenor sax.

This article is from the Darien Public Schools Music Department blog.

After the concert, the Darien students joined their enthusiastic jazz fan Senior Center audience for lunch and good conversation.

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Photo from the Darien Public Schools Music Department blog

Middlesex Middle School Jazz Ensemble (see below for the names of the students)

 

Pictured:

Bottom row, from left:  Paige Domenici, Katie Keating, Ryan Hoffman, Amelia Del Bene, Cillian Hallinan

Row 2. from left:  Will Hopper, Bohdan Czebiniak, Nick Huffman, Teddy Peters, Dylan DeRiso, Charlotte Krueger

Row 3, from left:  Luke Riordan (trumpet), Oliver West, Will Abbott, Austin Ennor, Khrystos Yika,

Row 4, from left:  Cosmo Amatruda, Jake Dansker, Jack McDermott, Mr. Jim Carter (director), Drew Passaretti

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