AACI Compositions Performed

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Valerie Capers: Wagner Takes the 'A' Train
Instrumentation:piano, flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, alto saxophone, violin, cello, bass, and percussion
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/bPFq3Rxpwuc
Further information:Billy Strayhorn/Richard Wagner arr. Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Valerie Capers : Winter's Love
Instrumentation:flute, piano, percussion, bass
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/LOwsSLZQydo
Further information:Based on a theme by Richard Wagner
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Kenny Dorham: Blue Bossa
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdyFs3VeK20
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Thomas A. Dorsey: Precious Lord
Instrumentation:recorder, piano, percussion
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZUCqmqXeqM
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Duke Ellington: Caravan
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2019
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycJCWULsSXA
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Duke Ellington: In a Mellow Tone
Instrumentation:piano, flute, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, bass, percussion
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2020
2023
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm8SRezVsa4
https://youtu.be/s7DjBBoYdZ4
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Duke Ellington: It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Instrumentation:piano, trumpet, trombone, basson, clarinet, bass, percussion
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2016
2019
Video:https://youtu.be/AvjgO8JKKFI
https://youtu.be/eBAenfixBBM
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Dizzy Gillespie: Night in Tunisia
Instrumentation:jazz ensemble
Year performed by AACI:2015
2017
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kB6VbNWE2I
https://youtu.be/lqAgvV_Bemg
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Antonio Carlos Jobim: One Note Samba
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl7usX7Cpk0
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Thelonious Monk: Round Midnight
Instrumentation:piano, bass. percussion
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/SQYOrjqADkc
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
John H. Robinson: Fanfare For An Uncommon Woman
Instrumentation:piano, trumpet, trombone, bass, percussion
Publisher:Jaygayle Music/African American Composer Music Publication Series
Year performed by AACI:2016
2019
Video:https://youtu.be/P5MXbQJW_Is
https://youtu.be/9qdLqzmpysU
Further information:Commissioned by AACI
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Horace Silver: Doodlin'
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Year performed by AACI:2016
Video:https://youtu.be/cGkFogTMUDw
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Horace Silver: Sister Sadie
Instrumentation:trumpet, alto saxophone, piano, bass, and drums
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/xnAq23xGLqo
Further information:arr. Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Billy Strayhorn: Take the "A" Train
Instrumentation:piano, bass, drums
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/tmdc5xENhpI
Further information:arr. Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Bobby Timmons: Moanin'
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/1E6f7wxevG8
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Richard Wagner: Winter's Love
Instrumentation:piano, flute, bass, percussion
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2016
Video:https://youtu.be/ht8iRuaFQYs
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble
Fats Waller: Jitterbug Waltz
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOUu1-tybeQ
Genre:instrumental jazz ensemble