The 20th Annual Duke Jazz Series

Sponsored in part by:

Borgani Saxophones

Series Tickets
Student Admission - $45
General Admission - $50
Single Tickets
Student Admission - $12
General Admission - $15

For information about
the series and additional performances, call the Page Box Office at
(919) 684-4444

Additional sponsors:
Millennium Music
(at Brightleaf Square)

The Independent
The Hilton Durham
YAMAHA Corporation
Sir Speedy
(The Harbor for Girls and Boys)
WXDU-FM 88.7
WNND-FM 103.9
WNCU-FM 90.7
WUNC-FM 91.5

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All Concerts at 8:00pm in Baldwin Auditorium
Paul Jeffrey, Director

John Farnsworth John Farnsworth/Frank Lacy Quintet
and the Duke Jazz Ensemble
Friday, February 7, 2003

John Farnsworth is a freelance musician in New York City performing on both the tenor saxophone and trombone. He is currently performing every Monday evening at Smoke with his quintet featuring a different horn soloist each week. Some of the special guests who round out the quintet are: Eddie Henderson, Danny Moore, Frank Lacy, Joe Magnarelli, Jim Rotondi and Steve Turre.

Frank Lacy Frank Lacy attended the Berklee School of Music and later Rutgers University in Jersey before becoming an in-demand trombonist in New York City. He has worked with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Abdullah Ibrahim, Oliver Lake, Bobby Watson, and Julius Hemphill. He was also the musical director for Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers for a year and a half. Lacy's versatility allows him to work heavily as a leader or as a sideman in small-group or big band settings.

Italian All-Stars
and the Duke Jazz Ensemble
Friday, February 28, 2003

Italian All-Stars pictures and biographical info not available at this time - coming soon.

Jeb Patton Jeb Patton, piano
and the Duke Jazz Ensemble
Friday, March 28, 2003

After studying with Paul Jeffrey at Duke University, Jeb Patton attended Queens college where he studied with Roland Hanna. Upon graduating, Jeb began working with Jimmy Heath and the Heath Brothers. Patton appeared on Sharp Nine's "Class of 2001", a record documenting some of New York's finest young jazz musicians. He works extensively in both jazz and classical settings, and has appeared recently as a sideman on records with Paul Jeffrey, the Heath Brothers, and Paul Kendall.

Special Feature: An Evening with Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase Chevy Chase, piano
and the Duke Jazz Ensemble
Friday, April 18, 2003 - Page Auditorium

Chevy Chase, world famous actor and comedian, began life in the spotlight when he joined the Saturday Night Live crew in 1975. He made his first movie hit, Seems Like Old Times, in 1980, and went on to start in classic comedies Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation, and Fletch. Many people don't know that Chase's other love besides acting and comedy is playing jazz piano. He has been emcee at the Boys Harbor jazz concerts for the last two years, and also played some piano at those events. Chevy has played twice at Duke now, and both concerts have been sold-out endeavors. This year the Duke Jazz Ensemble looks forward to joining Chase for his third concert feature as at Duke University.