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Ellington Jazz Series announces new concert season


The Ellington Jazz Series at Yale, directed by Willie Ruff, announces its upcoming concert season today. The 2014–2015 season will have four concerts, beginning Friday, September 12 with the Ravi Coltrane Quartet.

Two ensembles that performed at Yale in 2012 will return this season: the Ron Carter Trio on October 24, and the Mingus Big Band, a tribute to the late Charles Mingus, on December 5.

The season closes on March 6 with The American Jazz Century, a multimedia program hosted by Willie Ruff and featuring pianist Aaron Diehl.

Concerts take place Fridays at 7:30 pm in Morse Recital Hall (located in Sprague Hall at 470 College Street).

Tickets go on sale July 1. To purchase tickets, visit our website or contact the box office at 203 432-4158.