The Carlin Lee Project

Sunday Feb. 11, 2022 at 2pm

Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ




The Eastern Wind Symphony will be joined by the Carlin Lee Jazz Quintet in a collaboration that merges and reimagines the Wind Ensemble’s repertoire with the rhythms and improvisations from jazz. 

The concert will feature music from the wind symphony’s contemporary repertoire in both its original orchestration as well as Carlin’s arrangements for jazz quintet. Pieces by award winning composers Kevin Day, Katahj Copley, and more will be presented. Join for this exciting concert that merges the attitude and energy of jazz with the beautiful melodies and rich textures of the Wind Symphony!

Program selections include:
Uptilt by Katahj Copley
Deep Blue by Kevin Day
Color in the Grey by Kelijah Dunton
Our Heart by Carlin Lee, composed for EWS and jazz ensemble, WORLD PREMIERE!
Sunshine by Katahj Copley
Dancing Fire by Kevin Day


More about Carlin Lee:

Born and raised in Seattle, WA, and currently based in New York City, Carlin Lee continues to establish himself as an innovative pianist and composer. As a bandleader, Carlin leads or co-leads several groups from straight ahead jazz to contemporary classical chamber music. His groups have performed on television, radio, for live audiences, and have recorded several albums. Carlin’s newest ensemble, The Wind Symphony Project, features his work as an arranger and performer, with several of his arrangements being used as a model for creative music making at performing arts schools in NYC and Beijing.

Alongside his own projects, Carlin works extensively with other creatives throughout NYC, and has studied and continues to be mentored by some of New York’s finest jazz musicians. Notable venues he has performed at include Carnegie Hall, The Detroit Jazz Festival, The New York Times Headquarters in Manhattan, and Lincoln Center. 



The Carlin Lee Project