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March 5, 2013 > Milpitas Community Concert Band delivers the great composers

Milpitas Community Concert Band delivers the great composers

Submitted By Renee Lorentzen

The Milpitas Community Concert Band continues its 20th Anniversary season with an exciting concert featuring some of the greatest composers in the Jazz world on Friday, March 8 at the Milpitas Community Center.

Swing with the "cool cats" as the Community Band plays ballads and blues under the direction of Jeff Yaeger, with special guests Morris Goldstein's SBSMA Big Band Jazz Band at this one of kind concert! A wide range of music will be featured with almost every type of Jazz represented, from ragtime, to the blues, to swing, funk... and everything in between. This concert is guaranteed to have something for everyone! Enjoy some classics as well as some forgotten gems.

Milpitas Community Concert Band:
"Blowin' the Blues" (arr. Paul Yoder)
"Scott Joplin Retrospective" (arr. Andy Clark (1997)
"Alexanders Ragtime Band" (Irving Berlin (1911), arr. Jeff Taylor)
"A Bernstein Tribute" (Leonard Bernstein, adapted by Clare Grundman (1991)

SBSMA Big Band Jazz:
"Pick Up The Pieces" (The Average White Band)
"Just Friends" (John Klenner)
"They Can't Take That Away From Me" (Ira and George Gershwin)
"Fever" (Cooley/Blackwell)
"Blues In the Night" (Harold Arlen)


"Hit the Bricks" (Gordon Goodwin)
"Georgia On My Mind" (Hoagy Carmichael)
"Do Nothing 'til You Hear From Me" (Duke Ellington)
"Just In Time" (Styne/Compton and Green)
"Land of Make Believe" (Chuck Mangione)
"It Had Better Be Tonight" (Henry Mancini)

Milpitas Community Concert Band:
"Manhattan" (Rodgers and Hart (1925), arr. John J. Morrissey (1959)
"Pink Panther" (Henry Mancini (1963) arr. John Edmondson (1984)
Selections from "Chicago" (Ebb and Kander (1974) arr. Ted Ricketts (2003)

Light refreshments will be served after the concert. Admission is free (suggested donation of $2 will be used solely for the Milpitas Community Concert Band).

Save the date of June 7 as the Community Band will be hosting their 20th anniversary Gala concert "The Best of the Band." All former members are invited back for this wonderful evening!

For more information contact Parks and Recreation Services at (408) 586-3210.

Milpitas Community Concert Band "Jazz"
Friday, Mar 8
7:30 p.m.
Milpitas Community Center
457, E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas
(408) 586-3210

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