Select indoor events are open to the public, including some performances, lectures and athletic competitions. Visitors without a Williams ID must show proof of vaccination for entry and masking is required for all. Guests are also welcome in outdoor spaces.
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Williams Jazzday is a new way to present the college’s active jazz scene. The day reaches a finale with the Williams Jazz Orchestra, but fans can also look forward to a number of smaller combos and eclectic mix of soloists.
Director Kris Allen is joined by two special guests, trumpeter Bruce Harris, and pianist Jeb Patton.
Throughout the day student combos hold forth in various locations. This is a schedule to cover the whole of Jazzday:
12 pm – The KA-3 Combo performs in Paresky during lunch hour
1 pm – The KA-2 Combo in Paresky
4 pm – The KA-1 Combo in Chapin Hall
4:45 pm – The ZC-Combo in Chapin Hall with guest soloist Bruce Harris, trumpet
7:30 pm – Jazzday Evening Concert in Chapin Hall Featuring *The GA-Combo