2015 Summer Concert #7

On August 23, 2015, Jim Davison conducts the seventh concert of our 82nd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #7 – August 23, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

BILLBOARD MARCH
John Klohr

IN THE MOOD
Joe Garland

RHAPSODY FOR FLUTE
Stephen Bulla
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Jerry Bock

PETER AND THE WOLF
Sergei Prokofiev
Ben Fuller, Storyteller

MANCINI SPECTACULAR
arr. Warren Barker

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
George Gershwin
Kiva Trumbour, Vocalist

MIDWAY MARCH
John Williams

Celtic Celebration
Featuring The Creagan More Pipes & Drums

WINGS & MURDOS WEDDING
Creagan More Pipes & Drums Entrance

HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

COCK OF THE NORTH
Creagan More & Dancers

79TH FAREWELL TO GIBRALTER
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

 

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2015 Summer Concert #6

On August 16, 2015, Jason Howard conducts the sixth concert of our 82nd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 16, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

INVICTUS MARCH
K. L. King

THE ETERNAL OPTIMIST
Ed Huckeby

FEELINGS
Morris Albert
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

WEST SIDE STORY
Leonard Bernstein

CAPTAIN AMERICA MARCH
arr. Michael Brown

STANDARD “POP” FAVORITES
Frank Cofield

MUPPET MOVIE MEDLEY
arr. John Edmondson

DIZZIE FINGERS
Zez Confrey
Featuring the Clarinet Section

LEROY ANDERSON’S “IRISH SUITE”
Leroy Anderson

WINTER ON EMERALD BAY
Alan Lee Silva

ENTRY OF THE GLADIATORS
arr. J. S. Seredy

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

FLIGHT OF FANCY
Timothy Johnson
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

GO WEST!
arr. Ralph Ford

DIXIELAND SPECTACULAR!
arr. John Edmondson

THE FOOTLIFTER
Henry Fillmore

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2015 Summer Concert #4

On August 2, 2015, Jason Howard conducts the fourth concert of our 82nd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #4 – August 2, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

STEADFAST AND TRUE
C Teike

THE BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM
arr. Jay Bocook

CAROUSEL
Richard Rogers

OBLIVION
arr. Robert Longfield
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

A LEROY ANDERSON PORTRAIT
Leroy Anderson

THE TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
arr. Paul Yoder

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

MAMA MIA!
arr. Roy Philippe

ELISA
Renato Soglia

HIGHLIGHTS FROM JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

THUNDERBOLT
Jonnie Vinson

THE WIZARD OF OZ
arr. James Barnes

THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER
arr. Charles Brockner

VOYAGE TO THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
Larry Neeck

MARCH “DALLAS”
R. B. Hall

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2015 Summer Concert #3

On July 26, 2015, Jim Davison conducts the second concert of our 82nd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #3 – July 26, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE THUNDERER
John Philip Sousa

BEER BARREL POLKA
Jaromir Vejvoda

CARTOON SYMPHONY
arr. Larry Clark

PAN AMERICAN MARCH
Karl King

GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR
Claude Debussy
Bob Heineman, English Horn Solo

NEW HAMPSHIRE HORNPIPE
Dave Grusin

SOARING
Sean O’Loughlin
Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

TD’S BOOGIE WOOGIE
Tommy Dorsey

ITALIAN HOLIDAY
Robert Longfield

LATIN GOLD
arr. Paul Lavender

THE RAKES OF MALLOW
Leroy Anderson

THE PATRIOT
John Williams

SOMEWHERE
Leonard Bernstein

SOUND OF MUSIC
Richard Rogers

ZOOT SUIT RIOT
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2015 Summer Concert #2

On July 19, 2015, Jason Howard conducts the second concert of our 82nd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #2 – July 19, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE HIPPODROME
Will Huff

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
George Gershwin

THE ROARING TWENTIES
arr. Paul Jennings
featuring a Dixie Group

MISS TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore
featuring the Trombone Section

SELECTIONS FROM “THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE”
arr. John P. Sousa

OVER THE RAINBOW
arr. Warren Barker
JoAnn Thrasher, Alto Sax Solo

HIGHLIGHTS FROM EVITA
arr. John Moss

YAKETY SAX
arr. John Vinson
featuring the Saxophone Section

SELECTIONS FROM GREASE
arr. Ted Rickett

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
arr. Stephen Bulla

MUSIC FROM JURASSIC PARK
John Williams

NATIONAL EMBLEM
E. E. Bagley

HABANERA
arr. Matt Johnston
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

HIGHLIGHTS FROM JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

THE PEANUT VENDOR
arr. John Moss

THE WASHINGTON POST
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2015 Summer Concert #1

On Sunday evening, July 12, 2014, Jim Davison will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #1 of the 82nd 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 12, 2015
Jim Davison, conductor

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER

THE THUNDERER

THE ENTERTAINER

I’M SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON

ARMED FORCES SALUTE

LION KING HIGHLIGHTS

AMAZING GRACE

BRING HIM HOME
featuring
John Basset, alto horn

I DREAMED A DREAM
featuring
Kiva Trumbour, vocals

MASK OF ZORRO

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

BENNY GOODMAN, KING OF SWING
featuring
Steve Niemi, clarinet

SUPERMAN

BLUES BROTHERS

GOD BLESS AMERICA

Summer Concert #3

On Sunday evening, July 21, 2013, Jim Davison will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #3. Please join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM for another evening of music featuring the following pieces:

Concert #3 – July 21, 2013 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Frances Scott Key

THE KLAXON
Henry Fillmore

THE SYMPHONIC DUKE
Duke Ellington

CINEMA PARADISO
Ennio Morricone
featuring
Connie Villanti, euphonium

CARTOON SYMPHONY
arr. Larry Clark

NIMROD
Sir Edward Elgar

HAVA NAGILA
arr. David Bobrowitz

DEEP RIVER
arr. James Swearingen

HOAGY CHARMICHAEL – AN AMERICAN CLASSIC
Hoagy Charmichael

SHENANDOAH
arr. Frank Ticheli

DRUNKEN SAILOR
arr. Grant Hill

MISTY
Errol Gardner
featuring
Joann Thrasher, alto saxophone

PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN
Klaus Badelt

FIREFLIES
Adam Young

ZOOT SUIT RIOT
Steve Perry

THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT
Andrew Lloyd Webber
featuring
Jason Howard, trumpet

BLUES BROTHERS REVIEW
arr. Jay Bocook

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

Summer Concert #2

On Sunday evening, July 14, 2013, Jim Davison will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #2 of the 80th 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 14, 2013
Jim Davison, conductor

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Frances Scott Key

THE THUNDERER
John Philip Sousa

STRIKE UP THE BAND
George Gershwin

SUMMERTIME
George Gershwin

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Jerry Bock

ADAGIO
Tomaso Albinoni

AMERICAN’S WE
Tomaso Albinoni

STAR DUST
Hoagy Charmichael
featuring
Jason Howard, trumpet soloist

FANTASIA IN G
Johann Sebastian Bach

FUNICULI FUNICULA
Luigi Denza

JURASSIC PARK
John Williams

SCHINDLER’S LIST
John Williams
featuring
Nathan Cohen, violin soloist

THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA
Charlie Daniels
featuring
Nathan Cohen, violin soloist
and
George Ramsden as the story teller

SOMEWHERE
Leonard Bernstein

ST. LOUIS BLUES
W.C, Handy

SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE
Richard Rogers

I’M SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON
Alexander Barr

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

Rockport Legion Band Summer Schedule

We will begin our summer schedule with our appearances on July 4.  The Clown Band will perform in the Firemen’s (sic) Parade (details will be posted later) and the Bonfire Band (details also posted later) will perform on the Back Beach Bandstand in the evening. All musicians are welcome for either group; detailed contact information for both bands will be posted soon.

Our summer series of Sunday night bandstand concerts will begin on  July 8 at 7:00 P.M. with Steve Thomas conducting. The eight weeks of performances will continue every Sunday evening through August 26. Program information will be posted here for each concert.