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

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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

Rockport Legion Band Featured on “Brasscast”

Peter Ryan and Lucas Burns, hosts of the international band podcast “Brasscast”, have selected the Rockport Legion Band to be featured on their program of September 6, 2009.

The program will feature five tracks from the RLB’s CD “We Are The Rockport Legion Band” plus an interview that will give listeners an brief overview of the band. The musical examples are:

Duble: Galop Zip Boom

Sousa: Belle of Chicago March

Allen: General Mixup, U.S.A.

Lampe/Park: Watermelon Club Rag

Lowrey: Prince of Decorah Galop

We are, of course, thrilled to be recognized and featured on such a widely-heard program. Peter tells me that they have over 40,000 listeners worldwide! Not bad for a little band from the edge of the world.

“Brasscast” has, unfortunately, ceased to exist (like many Internet enterprises), so the program is now available by clicking on the “RLB on Brasscast” link to our media player (Jukebox Alive!) in the right hand column.