Tony Caramia, piano

Faculty Artist Series

October 29, 2017 | 3:00 PM Hatch Recital Hall
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The Faculty Artist Series is generously supported by Patricia Ward-Baker. 

Tony Caramia is Professor of Piano at the Eastman School of Music, where he is Director of Piano Pedagogy Studies and Coordinator of the Class Piano Program.  In May 2003, he was a guest on Marian McPartland’s “Piano Jazz” on NPR.  Her 1927 Steinway is now housed in his Eastman studio.  In September of 2007, he was privileged to perform in the dedication concert on the new “Sorel” Steinway at SUNY Fredonia, in honor of his former teacher, Miss Claudette Sorel.

For his latest Faculty Artist Performance, Tony is joined by Rachelle Fleming, vocals; Mike Kaupa, trumpet; Bob Sneider, guitar; Kieran Hanlon, bass and Rich Thompson, drums for a  celebration of the 100th birthdays of Jazz Icons.

Program:

Thelonious Monk (b. October 10) Ugly Beauty
Blue Monk
Monk's Mood
Well, You Needn't
Jo Stafford (b. November 12) No Other Love
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Scott Joplin (b. March 23) arr. Johnny Guarnieri Maple Leaf Rag
Sylvia Syms (b. December 2) Skylark
How Insensitive
Buddy Rich (b. September 30) Barney's Bugle
Intermission
Dizzy Gillespie (b. October 21) Con Alma
Groovin' High
A Night in Tunisia
Tadd Dameron (b. February 21) If You Could See Me Now
Our Delight
Lena Horne (b. June 30) Stormy Weather
One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)
Ella Fitzgerald (b. April 25) Lullaby of Birdland
Round Midnight
Mack the Knife
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