The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra (AIJO) is a full big band based in Boston that has recently performed with Bob Brookmeyer, George Garzone, Joe Lovano and Frank Tiberi at venues such as the Berklee Performance Center, The Zeitgeist Gallery/Lily Pad, the Western Front Club and Jazz at Lincoln Center Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in NYC. The ensemble performs originals and arrangements of Ayn Inserto, who is highly influenced by Bob Brookmeyer, Maria Schneider and Jim McNeely. The jazz orchestra has done 2 recordings; one with Bob Brookmeyer and George Garzone, and the 2nd with George Garzone. Ms. Inserto thrives to make her music swing with a modern twist and her orchestra will not fail to produce a thrilling performance.
Allan Chase, Rick Stone, Kelly Roberge, Mark Zaleski, Kathy Olson
Jeff Claassen, Bijon Watson, Dan Rosenthal, Matthew Small
Garo Saraydarian, Randy Pingrey, Chris Gagne, Jennifer Wharton
Eric Hofbauer, Jason Yeager, Sean Farias, Austin McMahon
Other musicians who have played or regularly play with the AIJO:
Lefteris Kordis, piano; Bill Jones, tenor sax; Jennifer Wharton, bass trombone; Jeremy Allen ,bass; Kyle Aho, piano; Mike Gamble, guitar; Josh Economy, trumpet; Jim Mullen, alto sax; Joe Moffett, trumpet; Dan Blacksberg, trombone Greg Duncan, guitar; Carmen Staaf, piano; Nicole Rampersaud, trumpet; Jamie Kember, trombone; Richie Barshay, drums; Hans Indigo, bari sax; Jeremy Udden, alto sax, Brian Landrus, bari sax, Jeri Sykes, tenor sax, Peter Kenagy, trumpet, Tim Lienhard, trombone, Bob Pilkington, trombone, Jason Camelio, trombone, Jerry Sabatini, trumpet.