Avenue C

Avenue C
Avenue C Jazz Vocal Ensemble
2018 November 6
1. Daahoud Clifford Brown
2. Bli Blip Duke Ellington/Sid Kuller
3. Infant Eyes Wayne Shorter
4. Plastic Moses Sumney
5. September Al McKay/Allee Willis/Maurice White
6. One for Marion Karl-William Coleman
7. Birds and the Bees Inara George/Greg Kurstin
8. Evermore Rosana Eckert
Avenue C
Avenue C
2018 April 9
1. Spirit of the West Russell Ferrante
2. My One and Only Love Guy Wood/Robert Mellin
3. My Sugar is So Refined Sidney Lippman/Sylvia Dee
4. Come Rain or Come Shine Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer
5. Sometimes I’m Happy Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar
6. Your Mind Is On Vacation Mose Allison
7. For Elizabeth Rosana Eckert
Avenue C
Avenue C, Fall Concert
2017 November 6
1. Anthropology Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie
2. Stolen Moments Oliver Nelson/Mark Murphy
3. Alone Together Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz
4. Scarborough Fair English Traditional
5. I Hear a Rhapsody George Fragos/Jack Baker/Dick Gasparre
6. Centerpiece Harry “Sweets” Edison/Jon Hendricks
7. River Man Nick Drake
8. Lee’s Summit Kerry Marsh/Julia Dollison
Avenue C
Avenue C
2017 April 2
1. The Hummingbird Kerry Marsh/Julia Dollison
2. Facing Time Lizzi Trumbore
3. Halo Beyoncé
4. Junho’s Song Junho Song
5. Fly Away Birdie Josh Nelson/Sara Gazarek
6. Moonray Arthur Quenzer/Paul Madison/Artie Shaw
7. I Get a Kick Out of You Cole Porter
Avenue C
Avenue C
2016 November 6
1. Call Me Tony Hatch
2. Peace Horace Silver
3. What a Good Day Alex Kishiyama
4. Facing Time Lizzi Trumbore
5. Stepsister’s Lament Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
6. What a Little Moonlight Can Do Henry M. Woods
7. Chasing the Sun Jack Antonoff/Sara Bareilles
8. The More I See You Harry Warren/Mack Gordon
9. Precious Esperanza Spalding
Avenue C
Music Library 75th Anniversary Concert
2016 April 23
1. Take the “A” Train Billy Strayhorn
2. String of Pearls Jerry Gray/Eddie De Lange
3. I’ll Remember April Gene De Paul/Don Raye/Patricia Johnston
4. Blue Champagne Frank Ryerson/Grady Watts/Jimmy Eaton
5. Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
6. Concerto for Doghouse Stan Kenton
7. I Hear a Rhapsody George Fragos/Jack Baker/Dick Gasparre
8. Serenade in Blue Harry Warren/Mack Gordon
9. I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Harry Warren/Mack Gordon
10. You Made Me Love You James V. Monaco/Joseph McCarthy
11. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Don Raye/Hughie Prince
12. Marie Irving Berlin
13. Chattanooga Choo Cho Harry Warren/Mack Gordon
14. At the Woodchopper’s Ball Joe Bishop/Woody Herman
Avenue C
Avenue C
2016 April 3
1. My Melancholy Baby/Mi Bebe Melancólico Ernie Burnett/George A. Norton/Clare Fischer
2. Nobody, Not Really Alicia Keys/Taneisha Smith
3. I Remember Clifford Benny Golson/Jon Hendricks
4. Taking a Chance on Love Vernon Duke/John La Touche/Ted Fetter
5. Tune Peter Rioux
6. Beatrice Sam Rivers/Lizzi Trumbore
7. In a Mellow Tone Duke Ellington/Milt Gabler
8. With Every Breath I Take, City of Angels Cy Coleman/David Zippel
9. Baroque Samba Darmon Meader
Avenue C
Avenue C
2015 November 1
1. Ev’ry Day I Have The Blues Peter “Memphis Slim” Chatman
2. Geraldine Russell Ferrante
3. The Spiritual (Can’t No One Know) Ysaye M. Barnwell
4. Let’s Live Again George Shearing/Milton Raskin
5. She Said She Was From Sarajevo Hector Martignon
6. Someday My Prince Will Come Frank Churchill/Larry Morey
7. Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
8. Glitter In The Air Alicia “Pink” Moore/Billy Mann
9. Bird Of Beauty Stevie Wonder
Avenue C
2015 September 29
1. Incantations Michael McGlynn
2. Earth Song Frank Ticheli
3. Stabat Mater Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
4. Spiritual Ysaye M. Barnwell
5. Selig sind die Toten Heinrich Schütz
6. Christus Factus Est Anton Bruckner
7. Betelehemu Via Olatunji
8. The Pasture Randall Thompson
9. Meine Seele erhebt den Herren Heinrich Schütz
10. from Mass in E-flat Major, Cantus Missae, Opus 109 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Avenue C
Avenue C
2015 April 12
1. I’ll Remember April Gene de Paul/Patricia Johnston/Don Raye
2. Yes Amanda Ekery
3. Overjoyed Stevie Wonder
4. The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines Charles Mingus/Joni Mitchell
5. Bright Size Life Pat Metheny
6. Mad About the Boy Sir Noël Coward
7. Say My Name LaShawn Daniels/Fred Jerkins III/Rodney Jerkins/ LeToya…
8. Footprints/My Favorite Things Wayne Shorter/Richard Rodgers/ Oscar Hammerstein II
9. Life on Mars David Bowie
10. My Romance Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
11. There Is No Greater Love Isham Jones/Marty Symes
Avenue C
Avenue C
2014 November 9
1. Beloved (Daahoud) Clifford Brown/Meredith d’Ambrosio
2. Panafrica Danilo Perez
3. Once You’ve Been in Love Michel Legrand/Alan Bergman/Marilyn Bergman
4. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning David Mann/Bob Hilliard
5. When It Rains Brad Mehldau
6. Las Olas Jaco Pastorius
7. Apartment 101 Howlett Smith
8. Ponta de Areia Milton Nascimento
9. Without a Song Vincent Youmans/William Rose/Edward Eliscu
10. Let the Good Times Roll Sam Theard/Fleecie Moore
Avenue C
Avenue C
2014 April 22
1. My Shining Hour Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer
2. Tiger Mountain Peasant Song Robin Pecknold
3. Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly Chick Corea/Neville Potter
4. Hawaiian Lullaby Hector Venegas/Peter Moon
5. Body and Soul Johnny Green/Edward Heyman/Robert Sour/Frank Eyton
6. St. Louis Blues W.C. Handy
7. Fred Allan Holdsworth
8. Virou Areia Osvaldo Lenine Macedo Pimentel
9. Let’s Live Again George Shearing/Milton Raskin
10. Infant Eyes Wayne Shorter
11. Let It Be Sharmila Guha Lash
Avenue C
Avenue C
2013 November 15
1. Daahoud Clifford Brown
2. Settle Down Kimbra Johnson
3. One Hand, One Heart Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim
4. Cinnamon and Clove Johnny Mandel/Alan Bergman/Marilyn Bergman
5. Royals Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor
6. Falling Grace Steve Swallow
7. You Don’t Know What Love Is Gene de Paul/Don Raye
8. Your Mind Is On Vacation Mose Allison
9. Still Traveling Kerry Marsh
10. You Don’t Know Nothin’ Mervyn Warren/Hallerin Hill
Avenue C
Avenue C
2013 April 9
1. Bananeria Joao Donato/Bilberto Gil
2. Four Miles Davis/Jon Hendricks
3. Beija-Flor Michelle Alonso
4. Wanna Be With You Maurice White/Wayne Vaughn
5. Chromatic Shoes Yonatan Mazor
6. From Two Sides Louis Cole/Genevieve Artadi of Knower
7. Birds and the Bees Greg Kurstin/Inara George
8. Sometimes I'm Happy Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar

The all-female vocal jazz ensemble within the Division of Jazz Studies in the College of Music.  Under the direction of Tyler Thomas, Avenue C consists of thirteen vocalists and a four-piece rhythm section who perform a challenging and varied repertoire of jazz and jazz-influenced music, emphasizing close vocal harmonies, cutting-edge repertoire and improvisation.  The ensemble performs several on-campus performances each year as well as occasional performances at local venues and schools, as well as the annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival each spring.  Avenue C is one of four vocal jazz ensembles that are part of the comprehensive Vocal Jazz Studies major at UNT, which comprises a global student population of 40 – 50 students who pursue Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctoral level degree programs.

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