2017 Summer Concert #7

On August 20, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the seventh concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The band will be joined by the Creagan More Pipes & Drums. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #7 – August 20, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

VICTORY AT SEA
Richard Rogers

HOAGY CHARMICHAEL – AN AMERICAN CLASSIC
Hoagy Carmichael

POLAR EXPRESS
Alan Silvestri

THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME
George Gershwin
Ben Fuller, vocalist

THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA
Charlie Daniels
Clara Mazzo, fiddle

FUEGO DEL ALMA
Carl Strommen
Jason Howard, trumpet

TRIBUTE TO WHITNEY HOUSTON
arr. Michael Brown

Celtic Celebration
Featuring the Creagan More Pipes & Drums
Dick Chane, Director

THE BOYS FROM WEXFORD
Creagan More Pipes & Drums Entrance

79TH FAREWELL TO GIBRALTER
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

CIVIL WAR SET
Creagan More

A’ THE BLUE BONNETS
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

PENNY WHISTLE JIG
Jeannine Lynch & Rockport Legion Band

HIGHLAND FLING
Creagan More Dancers

COCKNEY JOCKS
Creagan More

HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

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

AMAZING GRACE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

2017 Summer Concert #6

On August 13, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the sixth concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 13, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

SEMPER FIDELIS
John Phillip Sousa

CARTOON SYMPHONY
arr. Larry Clark

TOCCATA FOR BAND
Frank Erickson

PROCESSION OF NOBLES
Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov

STARDUST
Hoagy Carmichael
Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
George Gershwin,
Stephen Niemi, Alto Sax Solo

THE BOYS FROM WEXFORD
Robert Joyce

TD’S BOOGIE WOOGIE
Tommy Dorsey
Paula Burns, Trombone Solo

BOLERO
Maurice Ravel

THE BLUES BROTHERS REVIEW
arr. Jay Bocook

ARMED FORCES SALUTE
arr. Bob Lowden

RAIDERS MARCH
John Williams

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Jerry Bock

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #5

On August 6, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the fifth concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #5 – August 6, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

COLONEL BOGEY
Kenneth J. Alford

A LEROY ANDERSON PORTRAIT
Leroy Anderson

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Brown
Connie Villanti Euphonium Solo

THE LORD OF THE DANCE
Ronan Hardiman

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
Arr. Stephen Bulla

TUBA TIGER RAG
Arr. Luther Henderson
Allen Bernard Tuba Solo

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Arr. Michael Brown

ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Glenn Osser

NOBLES OF THE MYSTIC SHRINE
John P. Sousa

TIJUANA BRASS IN CONCERT
Arr. Ted Ricketts

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
W. A. Mozart

JERSEY BOYS
Arr. Michael Brown

MOON RIVER
Arr. Michael Brown
Jeannine Lynch Flute Solo

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
Clare Grundman

THE BILLBOARD MARCH
John N. Klohr

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #4

On July 30, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the fourth concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #4 – July 30, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

GERSHWIN!
Arr. Warren Barker

A TRUMPETER’S LULLABY
Leroy Anderson
Trumpet Trio

THE VANISHED ARMY
Kenneth J. Alford

LES MISERABLES
Arr. Warren Barker

LOVE’S OLD SWEET SONG
James L. Molloy
Paula Burns Trombone Solo

DANCES WITH WOLVES
Arr. Jay Bocook

THE BEACH BOYS GREATEST HITS
Arr. Michael Brown

EL CAPITAN
John P. Sousa

OPEN THY HEART
Arr. Andrew Glover
Jeannine Lynch Flute Solo

THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER
Arr. Charles Brockner

THE PRESIDENT’S MARCH
Henry Fillmore

JURASSIC PARK
John Williams

YAKETY SAX
Arr. Johnnie Vinson
Featuring the Saxophone Section

THE THUNDERER
John P. Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

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

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Klaus Badelt

ITALIAN HOLIDAY
Robert Longfield

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

MANCINI SPECTACULAR
arr. Warren Barker

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE HORNPIPE
Dave Grusin

SUPERMAN
John Williams

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