Special Event: Jazz Ecology

with the Aaron Diehl Trio

Wednesday, April 10th, 5:30pm
Sudler Hall, 100 Wall Street

Jazz Ecology is a hybrid performance and presentation where a trio led by pianist Aaron Diehl will discuss the fundamental elements of jazz music, and draw out the themes that are also strongly present in the environment: coping with sorrow and loss, achieving balance and equilibrium, and managing change. The trio demonstrates how jazz can be used to express the emotion of the environment, and will perform environmentally-themed pieces.

Sponsored by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music.

About Aaron Diehl

Hailed by the New York Times as a “Revelation,” and the Chicago Tribune as “The most promising discovery that [Wynton] Marsalis has made since Eric Reed,” Aaron Diehl’s distinctive interpretations of the music of Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington, and other masters pays homage to the tradition while establishing his own original voice. Aaron Diehl is the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association. For more info, visit Aaron's website.


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