Sunday Jazz Band

2016-2017

Saxophones

Hayley Wyeth ’18, alto
Theo Walker ’20, tenor
Luke Xu ’20, tenor

Trumpet

James Song ’20

Trombone

Ryan Chester ’20
Jonathan Clark ’19

Rhythm

Hilly Adler ’17, piano
Spencer Hallyburton ’18, bass
Jeremy Welborn ’18, drums

Mark E. Olson


Director of Harvard Band and Wind Ensemble, conducts the Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band and serves as advisor to the Harvard University Band. Under his direction, the Harvard Wind Ensemble has premiered "Cumba Cumbakín" by Tania León, commissioned for the Harvard Wind Ensemble, and the Sunday Jazz Band has premiered arrangements of the music of Jim Hall, Tadd Dameron, Hank Jones, James Moody and Lee Morgan. Olson has served as Interim Conductor of the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Guest Conductor of the Metropolitan Wind Symphony, and is currently Director of the Middlesex Concert Band. He received degrees from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and the University of Minnesota and is an active trumpet performer as a member of the Metropolitan Wind Symphony and the New Sousa Band.