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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 #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 #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

 

2016 Summer Concert #5

RLB_2016_Concert5On August 7, 2016, Jim Davison conducts the fifth concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #5 – August 7, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

NATIONAL EMBLEM
E. E. Bagley

SUMMERTIME
George Gershwin

HAPPY
Pharrell Williams

OLYMPIC FANFARE AND THEME
John Williams

STARDUST
Hoagy Carmichael
JoAnn Thrasher, Alto Saxophone Solo

THE SYMPHONIC DUKE
arr. Tommy Newsom

THE PERFECT STROM
James Horner

PIE IN THE FACE POLKA
Henry Mancini
featuring
Stephen Neimi, Debby Walter, Tasha Marshall,
Tania Gelsomini & Chloe Beaulieu
Clarinets

SEMPER FIDELIS
John Phillip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin