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Guest Ensembles at New Trier High School

In an effort to support the various curricular objectives, the following ensembles have been brought to New Trier High School to perform with or for our jazz students.
(*Those performing at our Jazz Festival)

The Yellowjackets

Chick Corea and Gary Burton

The Stan Kenton Orchestra directed by Stan Kenton

* The Tito Puente All-Star Latin Big Band with Eddie Palmieri

* The Bob Mintzer Big Band directed by Bob Mintzer

The Buddy Rich Big Band directed by Buddy Rich

* Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band directed by Gordon Goodwin

* The Buddy Rich Big Band directed by Steve Marcus with Dave Weckl, drums

* The Woody Herman Orchestra directed by Woody Herman

* The Woody Herman Orchestra directed by Frank Tiberi

* The Duke Ellington Orchestra directed by Mercer Ellington

* The Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra with Lew Tabackin

* The Airmen Of Note

* The Buddy Childers Big Band

* The Count Basie Orchestra directed by Frank Foster

* The Count Basie Orchestra directed by Grover Mitchell

* Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass

* The Jazz Members Big Band with Dizzy Gillespie

* The Tonight Show Orchestra "All-Stars"

* The Birch Creek Music Center "All Star" Band

* The Artie Shaw Orchestra with Buddy DeFranco directed by Dick Johnson

* Rob Partonís JazzTech Big Band with Maynard Ferguson

The Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra of Chicago

* The Frank Mantooth Jazz Orchestra

* John Fedchockís New York Big Band

* Sheri Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra

* The Shades of Blue (Air Force Jazz Ensemble)

* The Falconaires (Air Force Academy Jazz Ensemble)


The University of Illinois Jazz Ensemble

The Ball State University Jazz Ensemble

The Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble

The Northwestern University Jazz Ensemble

Elmhurst College Jazz Ensemble

The DePaul University Jazz Ensemble

The University of Iowa Jazz Ensemble

The University of Northern Iowa Jazz Ensemble

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Combo

The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire

The Western Michigan University Jazz Ensemble

The Western Michigan University Faculty Jazz Combo

The Illinois Wesleyan University Jazz Ensemble

Roosevelt University Jazz Combos

Roosevelt University Jazz Ensemble

Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble

Moorehead State University Jazz Guitar Ensemble

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