Folder Music List

Our rehearsal folders contain pieces from 2018 programming. We continue to invest heavily in updating our music library for 2019 therefore music will to be added at rehearsals as newly purchased pieces are received and as we refine our programming plans for the year. 

Members please remember that it is your responsibility to return any folders that you take home on the following Monday even if you are not able to attend rehearsal yourself. As the weeks progress we will continue to be handing out additional music and possibly changing some of the folder content on a regular basis. Having your folder there every Monday night is the only way to assure that your folder stays updated with the music that is needed and that any collected music gets safely filed away. As always, take home copies of music for home practice can be arranged for your convenience.

Music currently in our rehearsal folders:

Program from our 12/7/18 Holiday Concert

                    PART I

National Anthem
All I Want for Christmas is You
The Best of Carole King
This Christmas
Just A Closer Walk/Gospel John
Hanukkah Festival of Lights
Legends of Soul
Caravan (from Sophisticated Ladies) by Duke Elington

                    PART II

Grown Up Christmas List
Genius of Ray Charles
Pop and Rock Legends: Neil Diamond
Suite of Carols
Pop and Rock Legends: The Mamas & Papas
Sleigh Ride
Happy Holidays/White Christmas
Let There Be Peace on Earth

Shown in red = tentatively programmed for our 12/7/18 holiday concert

(* = Was programmed in our 6/24/18 Westerleigh Concert)

  • All I want for Christmas Is You
  • Armed Forces - The Pride of America*
  • Benny Goodman: The King of Swing*
  • (The) Best of Carole King
  • Blue Mambo*
  • Caravan (from Sophisticated Ladies) by Duke Elington*
  • Chicago (Selections from)*
  • Copacabana
  • Espana Cani*
  • (The) Genius of Ray Charles
  • God Bless the USA*
  • Gospel John*
  • Grown Up Christmas List
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Hanukkah Festival of Lights
  • Happy Holidays/White Christmas
  • Irving Berlin's Rags to Ritz*
  • Irving Berlin's Songs for America*
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee*
  • La Virgen De La Macarena
  • Legends of Soul*
  • Let There Be Peace On Earth
  • Lincoln Legacy*
  • Mambo Greats
  • (The) National Anthem*
  • (A) Night in Tunisia
  • Pop and Rock Legends: Neil Diamond*
  • Pop & Rock Legends: The Mamas & The Papas*
  • September*
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Suite of Carols
  • Tribute to Harold Arlen
  • This Christmas
  • Turn the World Around*


Program content for 12/2/17 Holiday Concert

Part I
  • National Anthem
  • Jing, Jing, Jingle
  • Salute the Duke
  • Selections from Chicago
  • Hanukkah, Festival of Lights
  • Mas Que Nada
  • Malaguena
  • Horse and Buggy
Part II
  • The Toy Trumpet
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Send in the Clowns
  • St. Thomas
  • Just a Closer Walk with Thee
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Happy Holidays/White Christmas
  • Armed Forces  - Pride of America
  • Let There Be Pcace on Earth

Program content for 12/4/16 Holiday Concert:

Part I

  • National Anthem
  • This Christmas
  • Don't Know Why
  • The Symphonic Gershwin
  • Hanukkah Dance
  • Swing's The Thing
  • But Not For Me
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Cute
  • A Jazzy Christmas

                                                                        Part II

  • Christmas Eve in Sarajevo
  • Embraceable You
  • Satchmo - Tribute to Louis Armstrong
  • The Typewriter
  • Highlights from WICKED
  • Baby Its Cold Outside
  • Sleigh Ride
  • I'll Be Home For Christmas
  • Tidings of Comfort and Joy/The Sounds of Christmas Joy
  • Let There Be Peace On Earth

 Program for the  7/4/16 Fourth of July Concert at Ft. Wadsworth:

  • National Anthem
  • Irving Berlin's Songs for America
  • Moon River (Alto Sax solo)
  • Ask Not
  • Tribute to Count Basie
  • The Symphonic Gershwin
  • But Nor For Me (Clarinet Solo)
  • A Night in Tunisia (A Saxophone Section Feature)
  • Salute to Ol' Blue Eyes
  • America the Beautiful
  • Armed Forces - the Pride of America
  • God Bless the USA
  • Stars & Stripes Forever

Music Performed December 4, 2015 for our Holiday Concert

Part I

  • National Anthem
  • A Jazzy Christmas
  • Midway March
  • Blue Tango
  • Hannukah Dance
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Great Escape
  • Harlem Nocturn
  • God Bless the USA

Part II

  • Christmas Eve in Sarajevo
  • The Genius of Ray Charles
  • Persuasion
  • The Legends of Soul
  • Sleigh Ride
  • On a Cold Wnter's Night/The Sounds of Christmas Joy
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth

Music Performed December 5, 2014 for our Holiday Concert

Part I

  • National Anthem
  • A Christmas Festival
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside
  • Florentiner  March
  • The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • John Williams in Concert
  • Hannukah Dance
  • Come Sunday
  • Selections from Les Miserables

Part II

  • Silver Bells
  • Joyce's 71st N.Y. Reg't. March
  • Tico Tico
  • Sleigh Ride
  • The Christmas Song
  • Star Trek Through the Years
  • The Sound of Music
  • Good Swing Wenceslas
  • White Christmas
  • Let There Be Peace On Earth

Music performed June 2014 at Westerleigh Park Concert:

Part I

St. Louis Blues March
Oblivion - featuring Mark Madden on Alto Sax
Amparito Roca
Selections from "A Chorus Line"
Tico Tico - featuring Stu Seiderman on Clarinet
Irvings Berlin's "Rags to Ritz"
Cinema Paradiso - featuring Cooky Matera on Alto Sax
Selections from "Les Miserables"

Part II

Rally Round the Flag
My Amercia
Lincoln Legacy
Star Spangled Spectacular
Armed Forced Salute
Irving Berlin Selections
America the Beautiful
Stars & Stripes Forever

Music from 2013 actual programming:

*** indicates programmed for our June 23, 2013 Westerleigh Park performance
*** indicates programmed for our Dec 6, 2013 annual holiday concert

  • America the Beautiful ***
  • Armed Forces Salute ***
  • Broadway Journey ***
  • Christmas Festival ***
  • Come Fly With Me *** ***
  • Deck the Halls ***
  • Dixieland Jam *** ***
  • El Capeo *** ***
  • George Gershwin Selections ***
  • Gospel John ***
  • Glenn Miller in Concert *** ***
  • Hannukah Dance ***
  • Irving Berlin's Songs for America ***
  • Lincoln Legacy ***
  • Lion King ***
  • Most Wonderful Time of the Year ***
  • My America *** ***
  • National Anthem *** ***
  • Rally Around the Flag *** ***
  • Selections from "Annie" ***
  • September *** ***
  • Silver Bells ***
  • Sleigh Ride ***
  • Stars and Stripes Forever ***
  • St. Louis Blues ***
  • Tequila ***
  • White Christmas ***

Our program from the Dec 7, 2012 Holiday Concert:

Part I

  • National Anthem
  • Bombasto March
  • Hanukkah Dance
  • Gospel John
  • Benny Goodman - King of Swing
  • Sway
  • Selections from "Sophisticated Ladies"
  • Silver Bells

Part II

  • Horse and Buggy
  • Selections from "Guys and Dolls"
  • Tuscola Mountain Celebration
  • Theme from "Magnificent 7"
  • White Christmas
  • Sleigh Ride
  • A Christmas Festival

Our program from the June 24, 2012 Patriotic Concert in Westerleigh Park:

Part I

  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Pathfinder in Panama - Sousa
  • Tribute to Count Basie - arr. John Moss
  • Peanut Vendor - arr. John Moss
  • Come Sunday - Duke Ellington, arr. Paul Murtha
  • Sway - arr. Michael Brown
  • Benny Goodman - The King of Swing - arr. Paul Murtha
  • Flight of Valor - James Swearingon
Part II
  • El Capitan - Sousa
  • Tuscola Mountain Celebration - arr. Paul Murtha
  • Irving Berlin's Songs for America - arr. James Swearingon
  • Cranberry Corners - John Klein
  • Armed Forces Salute - arr. Bob Lowden
  • Star Spangled Spectacular - George M. Cohan, arr. John Cacavas
  • American Legion March- Chas. Parker
  • America the Beautiful - arr Carmen Dragon
  • (Encore) Starts & Stripes Forever - Sousa

Our Program from our Dec 2, 2011 Holiday Concert:

                                         PART I

  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Colonel Bogey March...Kenneth J. Alford
  • Beatles Medley...arr. by Don Albano
  • Hanukkah Dance....arr. by Matt Conaway
  • Silver Bells.....arr. by Jonnie Vinson
  • Wonderland by Night......Klaus Gunter-Newmann
  • Valdres.....Johannes Hanssen
  • Flight of Valor.....James Swearingen

                                         PART II

  • White Christmas...Irving Berlin
  • Stranger on the Shore....arr. by Calvin Cluster                    
  • Christmas Recollections....arr by John Edmondson
  • Sleigh Ride.....Leroy Anderson
  • The Peanut Vendor....arr by John Moss
  • Tribute to Count Basie.....arr by John Moss
  • The Christmas Song.....Mel Torme and Robert Wells
  • A Christmas Festival....Leroy Anderson

Our Program from our Dec 3, 2010 Holiday Concert:

                                         PART I

  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Manhattan Beach March...John Philip Sousa
  • The Genius of Ray Charles...arr by Michael Brown
  • The Wrong Note Rag...Leonard Bernstein
  • A Christmas Portrait...arr by Jerry Nowak
  • Selections from Jersey Boys...arr by Don Albano
  • The Producers...Mel Brooks
  • Salute to Ol' Blue Eyes...arr by John Moss

                                         PART II

  • White Christmas...Irving Berlin
  • Hanukkah Dance (Sevivon)...arr by Matt Conway                    
  • Satchmo! ( A Tribute to Louis Armstrong)...arr by Ted Ricketts
  • Dueling Xylos...Arthur Smith
  • Tijuana Brass in Concert...arr by Ted Ricketts
  • Sleigh Ride...Leroy Anderson
  • Silver Bells...Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
  • A Christmas Festival....Leroy Anderson

Our program from our 6/27/10 Westerleigh Concert in the Park was as follows:


  • "Star Spangled Banner/National Anthem" - Ab version
  • "King Cotton March"
  • "Tijuana Brass in Concert" - arr. by Ted Ricketts
  • "Highlights from Wicked" - Stephen Schwartz, arr. by Michael Brown 
  • "Old Country March" - written by Don Albano
  • "Pirates of the Carribbean"  - arr. by Ted Ricketts
  • "Genius of Ray Charles" - arr. by Michael Brown
  • "Porters Catalina Band" March
  • "Mas Que Nada" - arr. by Michael Brown
  • "Zacatecas March"
  • "Star Spangled Spectacular"
  • "Armed Forces Salute" - arr. by Bob Lowden
  • "Lincoln Legacy" - Michael Sweeney
  • "America The Beautiful" - Samuel Augustus Ward, arr. by Carmen Cragon
  • Encore: "Stars & Stripes Forever" - John Philip Sousa


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