2017 Summer Concert #3

On July 23, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the third concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #3 – July 23, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

WASHINGTON POST MARCH
John Philip Sousa

NAVY HYMN (ETERNAL FATHER, STRONG TO SAVE)
Rev. John B. Dykes

LATIN GOLD
arr. Paul Lavender

NEW HAMPSHIRE HORNPIPE
Dave Grusin

HARLEM NOCTURNE
Earle Hagen
William Altman, Alto Saxophone

BRASS ON BROADWAY
arr. Luther Henderson

BENNY GOODMAN, KING OF SWING
arr. Paul Murtha
Stephen Niemi,Clarinet

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Alan Menken

I DREAMED A DREAM
Claude-Michel Schönberg
Kiva Trumbour, Vocalist

MANCINI SPECTACULAR
arr. Warren Barker

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Klaus Badelt

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #2

On July 16, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the second concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #2 – July 16, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH WITH MANCINI
arr. Johnnie Vinson

A CHORUS LINE
Arr. John Cacava

THE LOST CHORD
Arthur Sullivan
Connie Villanti Euphonium Solo

LEROY ANDERSON’S “IRISH SUITE”
Leroy Anderson

GETTYSBURG
Arr. John Moss

SHENANDOAH
Frank Ticheli

GABRIEL’S OBOE
Arr. Robert Longfield
Bob Heineman Oboe Solo

BRIGADOON
Frederick Loewe

THE SILVER GAZEBO
James Barnes

SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
Paul Simon

CAPTAIN AMERICA MARCH
Arr. Michael Brown

THE BARE NECESSITIES
Arr. Paul Murtha

FORTY-SECOND STREET
Harry Warren

THE OLD GRUMBLY BEAR
Arr. Andrew Glover
Allen Bernard Tuba Solo

WALTZ NO. 2
Arr. James Curnow

CLARINET CANDY
Leroy Anderson
featuring the Clarinet Section

LUNA
R. Soglia

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin 

2017 Summer Concert #1

On Sunday evening, July 9, 2017, Jim Davison will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #1 of the 84th consecutive summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #1 – July 19, 2017
Jim Davison, conductor

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

AMERICA
arr. John Edmondson

YANKEE DOODLE BOY
George M. Cohan

STRIKE UP THE BAND
George Gershwin

THE OLD ’98
Steve Thomas

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Modest Mussorgsky

SUMMERTIME
George Gershwin

I’M SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON
Alexander Barr

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
John Williams

MARCHING DOWN BROADWAY
arr. John Moss

TRIBUTE TO COUNT BASIE
arr. John Moss

ANNIE
Charles Strouse

THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES
arr. Michael Brown

ROMANZA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
featuring
John Basset, alto horn

WIZARD OF OZ
Harold Arlen

IRVING BERLIN: FROM RAGS TO RITZ
Irving Berlin

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

The 2016 Holiday Concert

The Rockport Legion Band Presents

 Band Concert by Frank Beatty (1972)
A Holiday Concert
The First Congregational Church
12 School Street   Rockport, MA
Sunday December 11, 2016 at 2:00PM

Jason Howard Conducting
Fanfare Prelude on “Joy To The World”
arr. Jim Curnow
Minor Alterations
David Lovrien
An English Christmas
Clare Grundman
Symphonic Highlights From Frozen
arr. Stephen Bulla
On A Winters Night
arr. John Moss
The Chipmunk Song
arr. Ted Rickets
A Christmas Festival
Leroy Anderson
Stars and Stripes for Christmas
John Philip Sousa
Jim Davison Conducting
Adeste Fidelis
arr. Robert Smith
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Vince Guaraldi
Feliz Navidad
Jose Feliciano
The Polar Express
Alan Silvestri
A Fireside Christmas
arr. Sammy Nestico
The Carol Of The Bells
arr. Elliot Del Borgo

 

2016 Summer Concert #8

On August 28, 2016, Jason Howard conducts the eighth (and final) concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #8 – August 28, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

A NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN
M. Moussorgsky

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Clark
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber

JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

LOVE’S OLD SWEET SONG
James L. Molloy
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Dixie Group

THE BATTLE ROYAL
Thos. S. Allen

THE LORD OF THE DANCE
Ronan Hardiman

THE MUPPET SHOW THEME
arr. Frank D. Cofield

AS TIME GOES BY
arr. Warren Barker
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

THE WHISTLER AND HIS DOG
Arthur Pryor
Jeannine Lynch, Piccolo Solo

1812 OVERTURE
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Featuring the American Legion Riflemen

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2016 Summer Concert #7

RLB_2016_Concert7On August 21, 2016, Jim Davison conducts the seventh concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #7 – August 21, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

BILLBOARD MARCH
John Klohr

PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN
Klaus Badelt

PROCESSION OF THE NOBLES
Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov

THE DRUNKEN SAILOR
arr. Grant Hill

BIG BAND BASH
arr. Bob Lowden

GABRIEL’S OBOE
Ennio Morricone
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Jerry Bock

YOU RAISE ME UP
Rolf Lovland
Ben Fuller, Vocalist

OLD 89
Steve Thomas

THE IRISH WASHERWOMAN
arr. Leroy Anderson

Celtic Celebration
Featuring The Creagan More Pipes & Drums
Dick Chain, Director

WINGS & MURDOS WEDDING
Creagan More Pipes & Drums Entrance

HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

COCK OF THE NORTH
Creagan More

79TH FAREWELL TO GIBRALTER
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

A’ THE BLUE BONNETS
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

EILEEN ARUN / WESTERING HOME
Creagan More

SCOTLAND THE BRAVE / NO AWA
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

AMAZING GRACE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

AULD LANG SYNE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

 

2016 Summer Concert #6

On August 14, 2016, Jason Howard conducts the sixth concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 14, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

“AMERICAN CADET” MARCH
R. B. Hall

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

WONDERLAND BY NIGHT
arr. Alfred Reed
Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

THE MAGIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
arr. Warren Barker

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

SELECTIONS FROM ALADDIN
arr. John Moss

GERSHWIN!
arr. Warren Barker

HARLEM NOCTURNE
Earle Hagen
JoAnn Thrasher, Alto Sax Solo

ERIC CLAPTON ON STAGE
arr. Paul Murtha

NEW ORLEANS JAM SESSION!
arr. Bob Lowden
featuring the Dixie Group

THE BILLBOARD MARCH
John N. Klohr

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
arr. Stephen Bulla

THE ELEPHANT AND THE FLEA
A. Eric Heukeshoven
A Duet Featuring
Jeannine Lynch, Flute
Allen Bernard, Tuba

DISNEY BLOCKBUSTERS
arr. John Higgins

MARCH – PONDEROSO
K. L. King

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin