2018 Summer Concert #4

On Sunday evening, July 29, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #4 of the 85th 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 #4 – July 29, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

BRAVURA
C. E. Duble

TE QUIERO DIJISTE
Maria Grever
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

FLOWER DRUM SONG
Rogers & Hammerstein

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Featuring The Dixie Group

THE ETERNAL OPTIMIST
Ed Huckeby

SEND IN THE CLOWNS
arr. Frank D. Cofield

“AMERICAN CADET” MARCH
R. B. Hall

GETTYSBURG
arr. John Moss

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND
Woody Guthrie

FIDDLE-FADDLE
Leroy Anderson
Featuring The Clarinet Section

WALTZ No. 2
arr. James Curnow

TIJUANA BRASS IN CONCERT
arr. Ted Ricketts
Featuring Tony Torrisi – Spoons Solo

DANCES WITH WOLVES
arr. Jay Bocook

THE STRIPPER
David Rose

NATIONAL EMBLEM
E. E. Bagley

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

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2018 Summer Concert #3

On Sunday evening, July 22, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #3 of the 85th 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 #3 – July 22, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH “DALLAS”
R. B. Hall

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Clark
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

SOUNDS OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL
Paul Simon

TRUMPETS, OLE!
Frank D. Cofield

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
arr. Michael Brown

DIXIELAND CLAMBAKE
arr. John Warrington
Featuring The Dixie Group

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber

GABRIEL’S OBOE
arr. Robert Longfield
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

THE BARE NECESSITIES
arr. Paul Murtha

CLARINET POLKA
arr. David Bennett
Featuring The Clarinet Section

JURRASSIC PARK
John Williams

CHICKADEE
Pieffer – Rollinson
Jeannine Lynch, Piccolo Solo

THEM BASSES
G. H. Huffine

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #2

On Sunday evening, July 15, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #2 of the 85th 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 #2 – July 15, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE HIPPODROME
Will Huff

GUYS AND DOLLS
Philip J. Lang

SOLILOQUY
Philip Parker
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

ALDA OVERTURE
W. Dwight McCaughey

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

CLARINET CANDY
Leroy Anderson
Featuring The Clarinet Section

HELLO, DOLLY
Jerry Herman

AT A DIXIELAND JAZZ FUNERAL
Jared Spears
Featuring The Dixie Group

SOUNDS FROM KENNY ROGERS
arr. Bob Lowden

ANYTHING GOES
Douglas E. Wagner

JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

THE BALTIMORE AMERICAN MARCH
C. P. Burton

MAMMA MIA!
arr. Roy Phillippe

THE ELEPHANT AND THE FLEA
A. Eric Heukeshoven
Featuring Piccolo & Tuba Duet

CHILLERS AND THRILLERS
John Williams

THE MAD MAJOR
K. J. Alford

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #1

 

On Sunday evening, July 8, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #1 of the 85th 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 8, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE THUNDERER
John Philip Sousa

FUNICULI FUNICULA
arr. Philip Lang

MOON RIVER
Henry Mancini
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

BEGUINE FESTIVAL
Glenn Osser

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

A LEROY ANDERSON PORTRAIT
Leroy Anderson

THE BATTLE ROYAL
Thos. S. Allen

YAKETY SAX
Arr. Johnnie Vinson
Featuring The Alto Saxes

HIGHLIGHTS FROM EVITA
arr. John Moss

BIG BAND BASH
arr. Bob Lowden

EL CAPITAN
John Philip Sousa

SINATRA IN CONCERT
arr. John Nowak

DIZZY FINGERS
Zez Confrey
Featuring The Clarinet Section

THE MUSIC MAN
Meredith Wilson

LASSUS TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore
Featuring Th Trombone Section

IRVING BERLIN’S SONGS OF AMERICA
Irving Berlin

July 4th Celebration 2018

Bandstand

The Rockport Legion Band, under the direction of John Bassett, will delight families and friends at the Back Beach bandstand on July 4th, 2018.  As folks prepare for  the annual Rockport Bonfire, the band will play the following musical selections.

STAR SPANGLED BANNER

LIBERTY FLEET

YANKEE DOODLE BOY

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER

PATRIOTIC MEDLEY

THUNDERER MARCH

THE MUPPET THEME

GALLANT MARINES

I’M SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON

THEM BASSES

UNITED NATIONS

GOD BLESS AMERICA

PAN AMERICAN

BEER BARREL POLKA

BILLBOARD MARCH

MARCHING DOWN BROADWAY

LIGHT MY FIRE

 

2017 Summer Concert #8

On August 27, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the eighth (and final) concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #8 – August 27, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

FEELINGS
Morris Albert
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

HIGHLIGHTS FROM BRAVE
Arr. Sean O’Loughhlin

ERIC CLAPTON ON STAGE
Arr. Paul Murtha

SOLILOQUY
Philip Parker
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

FORTY FATHOMS
Harold L. Walters
Allen Bernard, Tuba Solo

MUPPET MOVIE MEDLEY
Arr. John Edmondson

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

MANHATTAN BEACH
John P. Sousa

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Dixie Group

MAMMA MIA!
Arr. Roy Phillippe

FLIGHT OF FANCY
Timothy Johnson
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

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