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The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra (AIJO) is now in it's 15th year!

January 6, 2017
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra w/John Fedchock, Sean Jones, and George Garzone
Jazz Education Network (JEN) 8th Annual Conference
Inspirations Stage/Empire Ballroom - Level 2
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA. USA 70113
For Conference Attendees; 3 pm
JEN Conference Information

February 22, 2017
Write of Spring, Berklee Jazz Composition Department Faculty Concert
The Write of Spring Faculty ensemble performs works by Berklee Faculty. A piece by Ayn Inserto will be performed
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free
7:30 pm

March 19, 2017
The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra with Ayn Inserto
The ESO is joined by special guest composer Ayn Inserto!
Doc's Lab
124 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA
$10; 6:30 pm
For Tickets: ticketfly.com
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra Shows

April 8, 2017
Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra at Brown University
More details to come!
Brown University
Providence, RI
7 pm


PAST PERFORMANCES

November 9, 2016
Berklee Womens' Musician Network Collective Concert
With the WMNC jazz orchestra directed by Ayn Inserto
Berklee College of Music
Berklee Performance Center
136 Mass Ave
Boston, MA
$8 in advance/$12 day of show; 8 pm
Berklee Events

November 4, 2016
Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra returns to the Lily Pad!
Modern big band will be performing some new pieces of Ayn Inserto, as well as tunes from her 3rd album, Home Away from Home. Should be a great time!
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover
7:30 pm
www.lilypadinman.com

October 15, 2015
Allan Chase: Inner Hearing
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free; 7:30pm
Berklee Events

September 14, 2015
Jeff Claassen: Something Old, Something New
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free; 7:30pm
Berklee Events

June 29, 2015
Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra returns to the Lily Pad!
Modern big band will be performing some new pieces of Ayn Inserto, as well as tunes from her 3rd album, Home Away from Home. Should be a great time!
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover
7 pm
www.lily-pad.net

April 18, 2015
Big Band Music of Today:Keeping the Tradition Alive
Music by Ayn Inserto, Bob Brookmeyer, Paul Dietrich and Fred Sturm
WORLD PREMIERE: Ze Teach and Me, a two-part suite commissioned by Madison College Big Band.
Guest artists: Ayn Inserto, composer/conductor and Jeff Claassen, trumpet
Performers: Madison College Big Band & Jazz Combo,UW-Madison Jazz Orchestra and Mt. Horeb High School's Tuesday Jazz
Mitby Theater
Madison College Truax
1701 Wright Street
Madison, 53704
7:30 pm
Free
www.jazzinmadison.org
https://www.facebook.com/MadisonCollegeBigBand

April 16, 2015
Composition Masterclass: How to Turn Inspiration into Music
Madison College, Truax
1701 Wright Street
Madison, 53704
10 am
Free
www.jazzinmadison.org
https://www.facebook.com/MadisonCollegeBigBand

February 25, 2015
Write Of Spring
Berklee Jazz Composition Department Faculty Concert
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
www.berkleebpc.com

September 23, 2014
Home Away From Home: The Music of Ayn Inserto and Jeff Claassen
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free; 7:30pm
Berklee Events

July 28, 2014
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
Berklee College of Music, Berk Recital Hall, 1A
1140 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7 P.M.
www.berklee.edu

June 24, 2014
New England Conservatory Jazz Lab Program
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
New England Conservatory
Brown Hall
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
8 pm
Free
www.necmusic.edu

September 12, 2013
2 Guys and a Gal
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra: co-led with Jeff Claassen and Nicholas Urie
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free; 7:30pm
Berklee Events

July 31, 2013
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7:30 P.M.
www.berklee.edu

June 25, 2013
New England Conservatory Jazz Lab Program
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
New England Conservatory
Brown Hall
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
8 pm
Free
www.necmusic.edu

June 21, 2013
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7:30 P.M.
www.berklee.edu

February 27, 2013
Write Of Spring
Berklee Jazz Composition Department Faculty Concert
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
www.berkleebpc.com

February 10, 2013
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra Series at the Lily Pad!
Celebrating 11 years (we forgot about the 10th) Will feature something old, something new, and surprises! The band will sight-read a piece composed by a winner that Ayn has arranged for big band.
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover
2:30 pm
www.lily-pad.net

October 21, 2012
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra Series at the Lily Pad!
Celebrating 11 years (we forgot about the 10th) Will feature something old, something new, and surprises! The band will sight-read a piece composed by a winner that Ayn has arranged for big band.
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover
2 pm
www.lily-pad.net

October 18, 2012
Bob Brookmeyer Tribute
Performance of A Little Brook by the NEC Jazz Orchestra
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
8 pm
Free
www.necmusic.edu

September 24, 2012
A Night of Little Music with Claassen and Inserto
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra: co-led with Jeff Claassen
Berklee College of Music
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Free; 7:30pm
Berklee Events

July 25, 2012
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7:30 P.M.
www.berklee.edu

February 29, 2012
Write Of Spring
Berklee Jazz Composition Department Faculty Concert
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
www.berkleebpc.com

December 1, 2011
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
New Hampshire Jazz Center
Pitman's Freight Room
94 New Salem Street
Laconia, NH
(518)793-3183
All Shows 8pm; $10; BYOB
NHJazz.com

October 13, 2011
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7:30 P.M.
www..edu

September 21, 2011
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra; co-led with Jeff Claassen
East Meets West: A Night of Music in Many Shapes and Sizes
Part of the Bean Town Jazz Festival
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
8:15 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

July 27, 2011
With the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA
7:30 P.M.
www.berklee.edu

March 19, 2011
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra meets the Quartet of Happiness!
The Lily Pad
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover
7 pm
www.lily-pad.net
Quartet of Happiness Page

February 26, 2011
World Premiere: McBride Commission Jazz Work by Ayn Inserto
Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College
220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA
(413) 542-2195
8 P.M.
Free
Amherst College Music Events

February 15, 2011
Premiere Piece: The Humming Patriarch for 4 Guitars by Ayn Inserto
Part of the GUIT(h)Armony Concert by the Harmony Department
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
8:15 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

September 22, 2010
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
What's Yours Is Mine
Part of the Bean Town Jazz Festival
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
8:15 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

March 14, 2010
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra meets the Quartet of Happiness!
Cambridge Family YMCA Theater
820 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA
All Ages, $10 cover ($5 release CD with ticket purchase) 7 pm
YMCA Cambridge Events Page
Quartet of Happiness Page

October 20, 2009
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
8:15 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

July 30, 2009
Fano Jazz Festival
Invited guest with the Colours Jazz Orchestra
Fano, Italy

March 29, 2009
CD Release Performance of Muse
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra with special guest, George Garzone
Part of the Creative Nation Music Festival (Day Two)
Garrison Fewell/Eric Hofbauer Duo and Eric Hofbauer & The Infrared Band performing as well
Cambridge Family YMCA Theater
820 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA
$15 general admission; $10 students with ID
Festival pass: $22 gen adm./$15 students with ID
Playing the 3rd set at about 9 pm; Full show starts at 7:30 pm
Creative Nation Music Events Page

February 26, 2009
Interview on Good Morning Jazz with John Greenspan
Listen "Live" via the link below.
9:30 am, Pacific Standard Time; 12:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
KSFR, Santa Fe Public Radio

February 17, 2009
CD Release of Muse
with the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra and George Garzone
Creative Nation Music Catalog

November 9, 2008
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Special Guest George Garzone
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
Part of PianoFest 2008 (11/7-9 and 11/14-16)
$50 for the whole festival
$30 for a weekend
$20 for day
$10 for only one performer
Kids 14 and under free
Students $5 off
7 P.M.
www.lily-pad.net

October 23, 2007
With the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $2 day of show
Tickets for general public: $10
9 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

October 26, 2007
Panel Discussion at the Jazz Improv Convention
New Yorker Hotel
34th Street & 8th Avenue
Sutton Place Suite on the 3rd Floor
New York, NY
Noon
Jazz Improv

Monday, February 19, 2007
The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra with special guest, George Garzone on saxophone
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at the Lincoln center.
33 W. 60th St., 5th fl, between Broadway and Ninth Ave (Columbus Circle), New York, New York 10019
Subway: 1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle
Website: Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
2 Sets, 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm
$15; $10 for students;
with $10 drink/food minimum at tables; $5 drink/food minimum at bar.

Monday, February 26, 2007
Berklee Harmony Department Concert with special guests Joe Lovano and George Garzone
Featuring the music of Harmony faculty; one piece by Ayn Inserto will be performed
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 747-2261
Tickets for Berklee faculty/staff/students: Free in advance; $1 day of show
Tickets for general public: $5
8:15 P.M.
www.berkleebpc.com

Friday, April 13, 2007
Jazz Composers Alliance(JCA) Performance
The JCA will be performing one of Ayn's pieces
Arsenal Center For The Arts
321 Arsenal Street,
Watertown, Massachusetts
Tickets (617) 923-0100 X103 or arsenalarts.org
$17/$10 for students/seniors
8 P.M.
Info on JCA click here.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Cal State University East Bay Performance

-This concert is the last concert for long-time Director of Jazz Studies, Dave Eshelman.
-To honor him, the CSUEB music dept is commissiong 4 pieces by students who have studied under Dave, one of whom is Ayn Inserto.
-These pieces will be performed at the concert by a special alumni big band, of which Ayn will also be one of the pianists for.
University Theatre
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard,
Hayward, California
$7 general/$5 seniors and students/Free to CSUEB students)
7:30 P.M.
More info, go to click CSUEB Music Calendar.

Thursday, August 9, 2007
Ayn Inserto Trio with special guest, George Garzone

Ayn Inserto, piano, George Garzone, saxophones, Garth Stevenson, bass, Richie Barshay, drums
Chappaquiddick Community Center, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Chappaquiddick Summer Music Festival
$18
7 pm