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The following examples of set lists are by evening (Mondays - Jan '12 - Oct '13) - thanks to long time FJO sound/lighting man, Tom Johnson.   (Click on highlighted tune to listen.)

Monday, October 21, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Ed Morrison, Jack Schantz, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Chris Ott, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Guest Performer - Ed Morrison
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Take The “A” Train [Billy Strayhorn; adapt. Wiester] Solos: Garretson
2. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Willie Maiden] Lead: Morrison Solo: Larson
3. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Schantz, Burgoyne
4. Surfer Girl [Brian Wilson; arr. Jim Edison] Solos: Burgoyne , Schantz
5. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Morrison, White
6. Amazon River [Dori Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Schantz (flugelhorn)
7. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland] Solos: Larson, White

Second Set (Sam Kearney, 2nd alto sax; Jerry Wolf, piano)
1. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Schantz, Donavan, White
2. Prez Conference [Holman] (Luellen, piano) Solos: Luellen, White, Schantz
3. People [Styne/Merrill; arr. Don Sebesky] Solos: Morrison, Donavan
4. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Schantz (flugelhorn)
5. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] (Burgoyne, 2nd alto sax) Solo: Luellen
6. Memories Of You [Blake/Razaf; arr. Johnny Keating] Solos: Morrison, Gimbel
7. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman, adapt. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
8. Black Nightgown [Johnny Mandel] Solos: LeBeau, Hall, Schantz
9. Young Blood [Mulligan] Solos: Schantz, White, Burgoyne

Third Set
1. All At Once You Love Her [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Donavan
2. Stardust [Carmichael/Parish; arr. Tommy Newsom] Solo: Morrison
3. Viva Tirado [Gerald Wilson] Solos: Schantz, White, Quinn 

Monday, October 14, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Ed Morrison, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. Viva Tirado [Gerald Mulligan] Solos: Powell, Perry, Quinn
3. My Foolish Heart [Young/Washington; arr. Gary Carney] Solo: Ellis
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Willie Maiden] Lead: Morrison Solo: Powell
5. I Can’t Get Started [Duke/Gershwin; arr. Maiden] (vocal) Solo: Morrison Vocal: Wiester
6. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Morrison, White
7. Just Friends [Klenner/Lewis; arr. Holman] Solos: Luellen, White
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Zach Compston, drums) Solos: Luellen, White

Second Set (Zsolt Dvornik, guitar)
1. An Occasional Man [Martin/Blane; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia (tenor sax), Luellen
2. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White
3. Too Close For Comfort [Bock/Weiss/Holofcener; arr. Holman] (Quinn, guitar) Solos: Luellen, Perry, Morrison
4. Memories Of You [Blake/Razaf; arr. Johnny Keating] Solos: Morrison, Gimbel
5. Stardust [Michel Legrand; arr. Alan Broadbent] (William England, 2nd alto sax) Solo: Morrison
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] (Miglia, bass clarinet) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Surfboard [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] Solo: Larson
8. Jump For Joe [Gene Roland] Solos: Miglia, Ellis
9. Black Nightgown [Johnny Mandel] Solos: LeBeau, Hamilton, Powell

Third Set
1. When Is Now [Harry Miedema; arr. Wiester] Solos: White, Hamilton
2. On Green Dolphin Street [Kaper/Washington; arr. Michael Abene] (Sam Kearney, 2nd alto sax) 
Solos: White, Powell, Hamilton, Morrison
3. Kissing Bug [Sherrill/Strayhorn/Stewart; arr. Holman] (Alex Burgoyne, 2nd alto sax) 
Solos: Perry, Hamilton, Burgoyne, Douds 

Monday, October 7, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Art Silva (altos); Mark Donavan, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Nelson Foucht (lead), Elaine Mylius, Jake Stegeman, Matt Smith (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Zach Jones Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Jim Rupp
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Bill Holman] Solo: Wiester
2. Take The “A” Train [Billy Strayhorn, adapt. Wiester] Solos: Garretson
3. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Mylius
4. Camel Driver [Phil Wilson] (Kris Keith, alto flute) Solos: Powell, Keith
5. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Donavan, Perry, Luellen, Jones
6. Make Someone Happy [Jule Styne; arr. Frank Foster] Solo: Wiester
7. Moten Swing [Moten/ Moten; arr. Ernie Wilkins] Solo: Luellen

Second Set 
1. On Green Dolphin Street [Bronislau Kaper; arr. Bob Larson] Solos: Powell, Perry, Luellen
2. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] (Zach Compston, drums) Solos: Jones, Silva
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] (Rupp, drums) Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Days Of Wine And Roses [Henry Mancini; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Vermeulen, Garretson
5. Pools [Michel Legrand; arr. Alan Broadbent] Solo: Donavan
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] (Merrick Morgan, 2nd tenor sax) Solo: Luellen

Third Set (Vermeulen, 1st as)
1. Who’s Sorry Now? [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Solo: Wiester
2. Hungover Square [Al Waslon; arr. Wiester] (Andrew Richard, drums) Solos: Luellen, Mylius, Perry, Douds
3. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Frank Loesser; arr. Cone] (Rupp, drums) Solo: Donavan 
4. Love Is Here To Stay [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Cone] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Little Brown Jug [unknown; arr. Nestico] Solo: Perry

Monday, September 30, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Bill Dixon, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aditya Jayanthi Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Douds
2. Limelight [Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Wiester
3. An Occasional Man [Med Flory; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia (tenor sax), Luellen
4. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Aura [Holman] (vocal) Solos: Miglia, Powell, Donavan, White, Schaar
6. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Solo: Wiester
7. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] Solo: Luellen
8. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Jayanthi, Donavan

Second Set 
1. Crazy Rhythm [Caesar, Meyer, Rahn; arr. Dick Cone] Solos: Perry, Larson, Scozzaro, Hamilton
2. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson, arr. Bob Belden] (Andrew Richard, drums) Solos: Powell, Scozzaro, Luellen, Perry
3. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] (Schaar, drums) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (vocal) no solos
5. Night And Day [Cole Porter; arr. Mulligan] Solo: Donavan
6. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] (Faheem Najieb, 1st alto sax) Solos: Scozzaro, Powell, Donavan, Perry, Schaar
7. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] Solos: Scozzaro, Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Royal Blue [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Perry, Ellis, Scozzaro, Douds

Third Set (Vermeulen, 1st as)
1. Surfboard [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
2. I Remember You [Schertzinger/Mercer; arr. Niehaus] (Sam Kearney, 2nd alto sax; Richard, drums) 
Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Satin Doll [Ellington/Strayhorn/Mercer; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn) 
4. Bijou [Ralph Burns] Solo: Wiester

Monday, September 23, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Elliot Scozzaro (altos); Mark Donavan, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart or Jason Deran, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, percussion: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Surprise Guest Vocalist: Morgan Treni

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. Something To Live For [Billy Strayhorn; arr. Holman] Solo: Larson
3. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) no solos
5. Lover Man [Davis/Ramirez/Sherman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Perry, Ellis
6. All At Once You Love Her [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solos: Donavan, Douds
7. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] Solo: Scozzaro (soprano sax)
8. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Perry, Ellis, Scozzaro, Douds

Second Set 
1. What’s New? [Thad Jones] Solos: Perry, Larson, Scozzaro, Hamilton
2. Whisper Not [Benny Golson] (Andrew Richard, drums) Solos: Powell, Scozzaro, Luellen, Perry
3. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Wiester after Thad Jones] (Schaar, drums) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Singin’ In The Rain [Brown/Freed; arr. Dave Wolpe] ] (vocal) no solos
5. Summer Of ‘42 [Michel Legrand; arr. Alan Broadbent] Solo: Donavan
6. Aura [Holman] (Faheem Najieb, 1st alto sax) Solos: Scozzaro, Powell, Donavan, Perry, Schaar
7. Willow Tree [Waller/Razaf; arr. Gil Evans] Solos: Scozzaro, Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn)

Third Set (Vermeulen, 1st as)
1. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Solo: Wiester
2. This Guy’s In Love With You [Bacharach/David; arr/cond Moses Carreker] (Sam Kearney, 2nd alto sax; Richard, drums) 
Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Night And Day [Cole Porter; arr. Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn) 

Monday, September 16, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Wes Perry, Bryan Olsheski (tenors); Rich Shanklin (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Adam DeAscentis
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Brian Michael Smith

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. Take the “A” Train [Billy Strayhorn; rev. Wiester] Solos: Garretson
3. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. I Believe In You [Frank Loesser; arr. Quincy Jones] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. Street Of Dreams [Young/Lewis; arr. Billy Byers] (vocal) Solo: Perry
6. Where Or When [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) no solos
7. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
8. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solo: Miglia (tenor sax)
9. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Perry, Olsheski, Luellen, Quinn

Second Set 
1. Mean What You Say [Thad Jones] (Aditya Jayanthi, guitar) Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Perry
2. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Jerry Wolf, piano) Solos: Powell, Miglia, Shanklin
3. It’s A Blue World [Forrest/Wright; arr. Herb Harrison] Solos: Powell, Olsheski
4. Please Be Kind [Cahn/Chaplin; arr. Neal Hefti] (Quinn, Luellen) Solo: Longo
5. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. My Kind Of Town [Van Heusen/Cahn; arr. Nelson Riddle] (vocal) no solos
7. Indian Summer [Victor Herbert; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Powell
8. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland] Solos: Larson, Olsheski

Third Set 
1. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: Shanklin
2. I Believe In You [Frank Loesser; arr. Quincy Jones] (vocal) Solo: Powell
3. My Kind Of Town [Van Heusen/Cahn; arr. Nelson Riddle] no solos
4. I Can’t Get Started [Duke/Gershwin; arr. Al Cobine] Solos: Gimbel, Everhart
5. Crush [Tia Harris Roseboro; arr. Wiester] no solos
6. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] Solo flugelhorn: Powell; Lead flugelhorn: Larson

Monday, September 9, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Sam Kearney (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: John Busic, Megan Adler
Guitar: Zsolt Dvornik Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Basie Straight Ahead [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Donavan, Luellen
2. Limelight [Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Wiester
3. Take the “A” Train [Billy Strayhorn; rev. Wiester] Solos: Garretson
4. Swing That Music [Louis Armstrong; arr. Bill Holman] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Powell, White
[twenty-two minute set from “Mr. Puppet” (Bob Abdou)]
5. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Aura [Holman] Solos: Kearney, Powell, White, Donavan
7. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] Solo: Luellen
8. Flying Home [Goodman/Hampton; arr. Med Flory] (Jason Deran, trumpet for Powell)
Solos: Luellen, White, Donavan, Garretson, Deran, Everhart, Larson

Second Set 
1. I Remember You [Schertzinger/Mercer; arr. Holman] Solos: Kearney, Everhart
2. Mr. Lucky [Henry Mancini; arr. Bryan Kidd] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love [Charles Mingus; arr. Wiester] Lead: Vermeulen Solo: Donavan
4. Have You Met Miss Jones? [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Gary Carney] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
5. The Glide [Ralph Towner; arr. Wiester] (Jason Deran, trumpet for Powell) Solos: White, Deran (flugelhorn)
6. Days Of Wine And Roses [Mancini/Mercer; arr. Billy Wolfe] Solos: Schaar, Kearney
7. Deep Purple [Peter DeRose; arr. Nat Pierce] (Sean Maloney, tuba for Banyots) Solos: Donavan, White
8. A Warm Breeze [Nestico] (Faheem Najieb, alto sax for Kearney; Wes Perry, tenor sax for Donavan) 
Solos: Luellen, Mylius, Perry, Everhart
9. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Perry, White, Luellen, Dvornik

Monday, September 2, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Bob Carpenter (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Brian West, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Bill Dixon, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Alex Schrock Bass: Ethan Philion
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. On Green Dolphin Street [Kaper/Washington; arr. Bob Larson] Solos: Powell, Larson, Luellen
2. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Larson, Philion
3. My Foolish Heart [Young/Washington; arr. Gary Carney] Solo: Ellis
4. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White
5. Stella By Starlight [Young/Washington; arr. Holman] Solo: Miglia
6. Just A Closer Walk With Thee [traditional; arr. Wiester after Tutti Camarata] Solo: Ellis
7. Kissing Bug [Strayhorn/Stewart; arr. Holman] Solos: White, Hall, Miglia, Philion
8. Manteca [Gillespie/Pozo/Fuller; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell, Miglia

Second Set 
1. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White
2. Jump For Joe [Gene Roland] Solos: Miglia, Ellis
3. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] Solo: Luellen
4. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye [Cole Porter; arr. Carney] (Dan Longo, solo flugelhorn) Solo: Longo
5. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Pennies From Heaven [Burke/Johnston; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Garretson
7. Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: White
8. The Blues Machine [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Miglia, Ellis

Third Set (Luellen, Deran)
1. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solo: Miglia (tenor sax)
2. ’Round Midnight [Monk/Williams/Hanighen; arr/cond. Warren Clark] Solo: Luellen
3. The Maids Of Cádiz [Leo Delibes; arr. Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: White, Carpenter, Luellen, Schrock

Monday, August 26, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall or Elaine Mylius or Jake Stegeman, Bill England (bass), 
Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalists: Jimmy Seitzer, Mary Rose Molinaro

First Set
1. Take The “A” Train [Strayhorn/Sherrill; arr. Wiester after Strayhorn] Solos: Luellen, Garretson
2. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
4. They Can’t Take That Away From Me [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Neal Hefti, transcr. Cy Payne] 
(Seitzer, Molinaro, vocals) no solos 
5. The Good Life [Distel/Reardon; arr. Billy May] (Seitzer, vocal) no solos
6. Teach Me Tonight [DePaul/Cahn; arr. Dave Wolpe] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Perry
7. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Quinn, White
8. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. What’s New? [Haggart/Burke; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Perry, Larson, Ellis, Hamilton

Second Set 
1. Doodlin’ [Horace Silver; arr. Dizzy Gillespie] (Megan Adler, horn for Busic) Solos: Perry, Ellis
2. When You’re Smiling [Goodwin/Fisher/Shay; arr. Tom Kubis] (Busic, horn) Solos: Powell, Donavan, Luellen
3. Always And Forever [Pat Metheny; arr. Bob Curnow] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Unforgettable [Irving Gordon; arr. John Christie] (Jason Deran, lead trumpet) (Seitzer, Molinaro, vocals) Solo: Donavan
5. That Old Black Magic [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Mark Taylor] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Everhart (vocal) no solos
6. Don’t Worry ’Bout Me [Koehler/Bloom; arr. Quincy Jones or Billy Byers] (Seitzer, vocal) Solo: Everhart
7. It’s A Blue World [Forrest/Wright; arr. Herb Harrison] (Jerry Wolf, piano) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
8. Flyin’ Home [Goodman/Hampton; arr. Med Flory] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Garretson

Third Set (Luellen, Deran)
1. Crush [Harris-Roseboro; arr. Wiester] (no vocal) no solos
2. This Guy’s In Love With You [Bacharach/David; arr/cond. Moses Carreker] Solo: Hall
3. King Porter Stomp [Jelly Roll Morton; arr. Gil Evans] (Gimbel, lead trumpet) (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) Solo: Miglia

Monday, August 19, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Bill Dixon, John Hall or David Fletcher, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Tia Harris

First Set
1. Easy To Love [Cole Porter; arr. Gary Carney] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Ellis, Miglia, Donavan
2. Heartaches [Hoffman/Klenner; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Donavan
3. Limelight [Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Wiester
4. Almost Like Being In Love [Ray Noble; arr. Willie Maiden] (vocal) no solos
5. How Long Has This Been Going On? [Fleming/Knight; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. One Note Samba [Leon Russell; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: White (flute), Schaar
7. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Quinn, White
8. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. Flyin’ Home [Goodman/Hampton; arr. Med Flory] Solos: Luellen, Quinn, Garretson, Donavan

Second Set 
1. The Good Life [Distel/Reardon; arr. Nat Pierce] (Jerry Wolf, piano) Lead: Vermeulen Solo: White
2. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] (Luellen; Zsolt Dvornik, guitar) Solo: Luellen
3. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Bill Holman] (Wolf, piano) Solo: Powell
4. My Shining Hour [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Carney] (Quinn, Luellen) (vocal) Solo: Donavan
5. Crush [Harris-Roseboro; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. It’s Only A Paper Moon [Arlen/Harburg/Rose; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Theme And Variations #2 [Holman] (Miglia, 2nd alto sax) Solo: Douds
8. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Dobbins] Solo: Miglia

Third Set 
1. They Say It’s Wonderful [Irving Berlin; arr. Wiester] Solo: White
2. They Can’t Take That Away From Me [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Neal Hefti, transcr. Cy Payne] 
(Jimmy Seitzer, Mary Rose Molinaro, vocals) no solos 
3. My Shining Hour [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Carney] (Sam Kearney, 2nd alto sax) (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) Solo: Donavan
4. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Donavan, White, Luellen, Quinn

Monday, August 12, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Matt James, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Bill Dixon, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Kate Ross

First Set
1. Easy To Love [Cole Porter; arr. Gary Carney] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Ellis, Miglia, James
2. The Blue Room [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Carney] Solo: James
3. Deep Basie Blues [Nat Pierce] Solo: Luellen
4. I Hadn’t Anyone Till You [Ray Noble; arr. Willie Maiden] (vocal) no solos
5. My Funny Valentine [Fleming/Knight; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Garretson, Hamilton
6. A Song For You [Leon Russell; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Perry
7. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
8. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solo: Miglia

Second Set (Zsolt Dvornik, guitar)
1. Limelight [Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Wiester
2. Mean What You Say [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Powell (fluegelhorn), James
3. An Esthete On Clark Street [Bill Russo] (Quinn, guitar) Solos: Hall, Ellis, Hamilton
4. S’ Wonderful [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Carney] (vocal) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
5. That’s All [Brandt/Haymes; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Hall
6. People Make The World Go Round [Bell/Creed; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Kearney, 2nd alto sax for Miglia) 
Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Dobbins] (Miglia, 2nd alto sax) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Quinn, James
8. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Third Set (Kearney, 2nd alto sax)
1. Four Others [Jimmy Giuffre] Solos: England, Hall, Ellis, Hamilton
2. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Maiden] Solos: Donavan, Powell, Hamilton 
3. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me [Gaskill/McHugh; arr. Billy May] (Wiester, Ross vocal) no solos
4. Doodlin’ [Horace Silver; arr. Dizzy Gillespie] Solos: Ellis, Perry

Monday, August 5, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jim Gallagher (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Bill Dixon, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Sam Blakeslee, Matt Smith (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba) 
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Andrew Sais Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Barbara Knight

First Set
1. Easy To Love [Cole Porter; arr. Gary Carney] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Ellis, Gallagher, Donavan
2. Limelight [Gerry Mulligan] Solo: Wiester
3. My Foolish Heart [Young/Washington; arr. Carney] Solo: Ellis
4. It’s Been A Long, Long Time [Styne/Cahn; arr. Rich Shanklin after Nelson Riddle] (vocal) no solos
5. It Had To Be You [Jones/Kahn; arr. Roland Paolucci] (vocal) Solos: Dixon, Donavan
6. Day In, Day Out [Bloom/Mercer; arr. Sam Blakeslee] (vocal) no solos
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Ultra-Sonic High [Carney] Solos: Hamilton, Luellen, Gallagher

Second Set (Jeff Benatar, piano)
1. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Benatar
2. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] (Luellen, piano; Wiester, vocal) no solos
3. Early Autumn [Ralph Burns] Solo: Donavan
4. Cheek To Cheek [Irving Berlin; arr. Paul Ferguson] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. Angel Eyes [Matt Dennis; arr. David Morgan] (vocal) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Sometimes I’m Happy / There’ll Be Some Changes Made 
[Youmans-Caesar / Overstreet-Higgins; arr. Ferguson] (vocal) no solos
7. My Old Flame [Johnston/Coslow; arr. Marty Paich] Solos: Luellen, Powell
8. Our Day Will Come [Gil Evans] Solo: White

Third Set 
1. Amazon River [Dori Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. Yellow Dog Blues [W.C. Handy; arr/cond. Warren Clark] Solos: Donavan, Powell, Hamilton 
3. Saudade [Luciano Fleming/Barbara Knight; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Hamilton
4. Reachin’ Out [Sammy Nestico] (Fletcher, 5th tbn) Solos: Garretson, Luellen

Monday, July 29, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, William England (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Mike Egan, Matt Smith (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest (piano): Bill Dobbins

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solos: Quinn, England (tenor sax)
4. Turn Out The Stars [Bill Evans; arr. Dobbins] (Dobbins, piano) Solo: Donavan
5. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell, Quinn, Donavan
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, England, LeBeau
8. Young Blood [Mulligan] Solos: Powell, White, England
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Dobbins, Donavan, Schaar

Second Set 
1. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Donavan
2. Take The “A” Train [Strayhorn/Sherrill; arr. Wiester after Strayhorn] Solos: Luellen, Garretson
3. Sugar Loaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
4. You And The Night And The Music [Dietz/Schwartz; arr/cond. David Fletcher] 
Solos: Ellis, Powell (flugelhorn), Douds
5. An Occasional Man [Blane-Martin; arr. Holman] Solos: England (tenor sax), Luellen
6. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Dobbins] (Dobbins, piano) Solo: England
7. Moon Dreams [MacGregor/Mercer; arr. Dobbins] Solo: LeBeau
8. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (fluegelhorn)
9. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Dobbins] Solos: Dobbins, Powell (flugelhorn)
10. What’s New? [Haggart/Burke; arr. Holman] Solos: White, Larson, England, Hamilton

Monday, July 22, 2013

Saxes: William England, Robert Dove (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Mike Egan, Matt Smith (bass)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Morgan Treni

First Set
1. Take The “A” Train [Strayhorn/Sherrill; arr. Wiester after Strayhorn] Solos: Luellen, Garretson
2. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Luellen, piano) Solo: England
3. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Dove
4. Singin’ In The Rain [Freed/Brown; arr. Niehaus] (vocal) no solos
5. Lover Man [Davis/Ramirez/Sherman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Donavan, Ellis
6. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) no solos
7. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn/trumpet), Quinn, Donavan
8. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Second Set (Brian Coon, 1st as for England; Brian West, 2nd tpt for Everhart; John Suntken, dms)
1. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
2. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), White
3. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Frank Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] (England, Schaar) Solo: Donavan
4. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (Faheem Najieb, 1st as) (vocal) no solos
5. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. It Only Happens Every Time [Thad Jones] (England, as) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Dobbins] Solos: Luellen, Powell

Third Set
1. Blue Daniel [Weill/Nash; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell, Luellen
2. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Quinn, Donavan
3. The Japanese Sandman [W.C. Handy; arr/cond. Warren Clark] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Donavan, Quinn
4. Steeplechase [Charlie Parker; arr/cond. David Fletcher] (Fletcher, 5th tbn) Solos: Luellen, LeBeau, Egan, Powell
5. A Song For You [Leon Russell; arr. Wiester] Solo: White

Monday, July 1, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Jessica Sneeringer, Bill Dixon, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Zsolt Dvornik 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Vocal (third set): Meg Murphy 
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Avenue “C” [Buck Clayton] Solos: Dixon, White, Powell, Donavan
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. The Queen Bee [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Donavan
4. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] (vocal) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Miglia, LeBeau 
6. Days Of Wine And Roses [Mancini/Mercer; arr/cond. Billy Wolfe] Solos: Miglia, Schaar
7. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Bill Holman] (Wolfe, ts for White; Zach Compston, dms) 
Solos: Douds, Dvornik, Powell, Wolfe
8. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland; arr. Holman] (Schaar, dms) Solos: Powell, White

Second Set
1. Cheers! [HenryMancini] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
3. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
4. Coisa Número Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Paul Ferguson] Solo: Miglia
5. Rhoda Map [Thad Jones] (vocal) Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
6. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Wolfe, ts for Donavan) Solo: Miglia
7. Pennies From Heaven [Johnston/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Garretson
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Compston, drums) Solos: Luellen, Wolfe, Compston

Third Set (Murphy, vocal)
1. Day By Day [Stordahl/Weston/Cahn; arr. Benny Carter] (vocal) no solos
2. Soon [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
3. So Many Stars [Sergio Mendes; arr. Chas Baker] (vocal) Solo: White
4. The Best Is Yet To Come [Coleman/Leigh; arr. Don Gallehue] (vocal) no solos
5. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) no solos
6. The Way You Look Tonight [Kern/Fields; arr. Burt Bacharach?] (vocal) no solos
7. Yellow Dog Blues [W.C. Handy; arr./cond. Warren Clark] Solos: Donavan, Everhart, Sneeringer


Monday, June 24, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Ed Morrison, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Jessica Sneeringer, David Fletcher, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Hazel Goodburn

First Set
1. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
2. Take The “A” Train [Strayhorn/Sherrill; arr. Wiester after Strayhorn] Solos: Luellen, Garretson
3. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
4. S ’Wonderful [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Rich Shanklin] (vocal) Solos: Donavan, Powell
5. Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dave Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: White 
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Styne/Cahn; arr. Shanklin after Nelson Riddle] (vocal) no solos
7. People [Styne/Merrill; arr. ] Solos: Morrison, Donavan
8. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White

Second Set
1. Step Lightly [Joe Henderson; arr. Bob Belden] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
3. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Holman] Solos: Morrison, Donavan
4. Almost Like Being In Love [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) no solos
5. Skylark [Harold Arlen; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Hamilton
6. The Girl From Ipanema [Jobim/de Moraes/Gimbel; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
7. Memories Of You [Blake/Razaf; arr. Johnny Keating] Solos: Morrison, Gimbel
8. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
9. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Third Set (Tom Eshelman, tuba; Nelson Foucht, 1st tbn for Hall; Sean Parr, dms)
1. Dancing Nitely [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Larson, White
2. The Way You Look Tonight [Kern/Fields; arr. Burt Bacharach?] (Schaar, dms; Meg Murphy, vocal) no solos
3. Stars Fell On Alabama [Perkins/Parish; arr./cond. David Fletcher] (Hall, tbn) Solos: Wiester, Donavan
4. It’s The Talk Of The Town [Livingston/Neiburg/Symes; arr./cond. Warren Clark] no solos
5. Opus Number One [Sy Oliver; arr. Marty Paich] Solo: Wiester

Monday, April 29, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Barbara Knight

First Set
1. On Green Dolphin Street [Bronislau Kaper; arr. Bob Larson] Solos: Powell, Perry, Luellen
2. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
3. Shadrack [arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell, White
4. They All Laughed [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Rich Shanklin] (vocal) no solos
5. Corcovado [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos 
6. It’s Been A Long, Long, Time [Styne/Cahn; arr. Shanklin after Nelson Riddle] (vocal) no solos
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. The Girl From Ipanema [Jobim/de Moraes/Gimbel; arr. Wiester] (Hazel Goodburn, vocal) Solo: White
9. Ultra-Sonic High [Gary Carney] (Mike Forfia; bass) Solos: Hamilton, Luellen, Miglia

Second Set
1. Take The “A” Train [Strayhorn/Sherrill; arr. Ernie Wilkins] (Forfia, bass) Solos: Luellen, Powell, Miglia, White (clarinet)
2. The End Of A Love Affair [Redding/Osser; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Jason Deran, tpt for Powell) Solo: Miglia
3. Blue Daniel [Frank Rosolino; arr. Holman] (Powell, flugelhorn) Solos: Powell, Wiester
4. Caravan [Tizol/Mills; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Douds, bass; Deran, tpt) Solo: Hamilton
5. Saudade [Fleming/Knight; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Hamilton
6. Blue Skies [Irving Berlin; arr. Carney] (vocal) Solo: Wiester
7. When Lights Are Low [Benny Carter] Solos: Wiester, Deran, Luellen
8. Our Day Will Come [Hilliard/Garson; arr. Wiester] (Forfia, bass) Solo: Perry

Third Set (Forfia, bass; Powell, tpt)
1. Sugar Loaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
2. Stella By Starlight [Victor Young; arr. Nelson Riddle] Solos: Forfia, Powell, White
3. Mr. Kool And The Intelligence [Terry Clasby; arr./cond. Warren Clark] Solos: Powell, Luellen, Hamilton
4. The Girl From Ipanema [Jobim/de Moraes/Gimbel; arr. Wiester] (no vocal) Solo: White
5. By My Side [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Garretson, Luellen

Monday, April 22, 2013

Saxes: Brad Wagner, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone) 
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Bill England (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Jeff Banyots (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Andrew Hartman Bass: Adam DeAscentis
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Performerss: Ohio State University Jazz Workshop, Jim Masters, director
Vocal Guest (third set): Kate Ross

First Set (FJO)
1. Opus Number One [Edgar Sampson, arr. Marty Paich] Solos: Luellen, Wiester
2. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
3. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] Solos: Luellen, White, Mylius
4. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: White (flute), Hartman
5. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Marty Mendelson] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Luellen, Perry

Second Set (OSU Jazz Workshop)
1. When The Saints Go Marching In/Love For Sale [traditional/Cole Porter] Solos: piano (Oliver Pontius); guitar (Harrison Paul); tenor sax (Jacob Simko), drums (Chase Baldwin)
2. Boplicity [Davis/Evans; arr. Mike Tomaro] Solos: tenor sax (Simcoe); trumpet/trumpet 
(Austin Ryan/Matt Frankel); piano 
3. Bone Appetit [Bob Curnow] Solos: all five trombones (Nate Boren [bass], Ben Nelson, Ryan Van Soelen [lead], Laura Wadsworth, Chris Leonard)
4. So Many Stars [Sergio Mendes; arr. Chas Baker] (Laura Wadsworth, vocal) Solos: tenor sax (Simko), piano
5. Miss Fine [Oliver Nelson] Solo: trumpet (Derek Arduini)
6. The Metro Gnome/Oleo [Masters/Rollins] Solos: trumpets (Ryan, Frankel), trombone (Ben Nelson), bass (James Dodrill)
7. Moanin’ [Bobby Timmons; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: baritone sax (Nick Pondo?), piano, alto sax (John Brennan), guitar

Third Set (FJO) 
1. Spring Is Here [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dick Cone, after Joe Coccia] Solos: White, Powell
2. Self-Help Is Needed [Oliver Nelson] Solo: Wagner
3. Mr. Kool And The Intelligence [Terry Clasby; arr./cond. Warren Clark] Solos: Powell, Luellen, England
4. In A Sentimental Mood [Ellington/Mills/Kurtz; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
5. ’S Wonderful [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) Solo: Deran
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. People Make The World Go Round [Bell/Creed; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Deran (flugelhorn)
8. My Funny Valentine [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Carney] (vocal) Solos: Everhart, England
9. For All We Know [Lewis/Coots; arr. Dave Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: England
10. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Ellis, White, Everhart (flugelhorn)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Saxes: Kris Keith, Art Silva (altos); Dan White, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hal, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Performers: Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble, Ted McDaniel, director

First Set (FJO)
1. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Luellen, Larson, White
2. Sugar Loaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: White, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Evil Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: Perry, Ellis, Silva, Douds
5. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Powell
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Perry

Second Set (OSU Jazz Ensemble)
1. Step Right Up [Oliver Nelson] Solos: piano (Robert Mason); trumpet (Jason Deran); tenor sax (Wes Perry)
2. Simone [Frank Foster] Solos: Perry; trumpet (Jon Lampley)
3. The Intrepid Fox [Freddie Hubbard; arr. Eric Richards?] Solos: flugelhorn (Deran); drums (John Suntken)
4. It’s Not Polite To Point [Gordon Goodwin] Solo: trumpet (Matt Urbanek)
5. I Can’t Get Started [Duke/Gershwin; arr. ?] (Kris Keith, solo alto sax) Solos: alto sax; guitar
6. Oop Bop Sh’Bam [Dizzy Gillespie; arr. ?] (Jon Lampley, vocal, solo trumpet) Solos: Lampley; Perry
7. Miss’ippi Man [Derrick Gardner] Solos: trombone (Elaine Mylius); baritone sax (Faheem Najieb)
8. Mean To Me [Ahlert/Turk; arr. Tom Kubis] (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) Solos: Lampley; Mason
9. Soupbone [John Clayton] Solos: Mason; Mylius; bass (Adam DeAscentis)

Third Set (FJO) 
1. Days Of Wine And Roses [Henry Mancini; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Keith, Garretson
2. Oax·ca [Dick Cone] Solos: Ellis, Larson
3. Bye Bye Blackbird [Henderson/Dixon; arr. Dick Garretson] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White
4. Who’s Sorry Now? [Snyder/Kalmar/Ruby; arr. Nestico] Solo: Wiester

Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Vaughn Wiester Music Scholarship Fund Raiser

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Brad Wagner (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone) 
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jack Schantz, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Paul Ferguson (lead), Matt Ellis, Bill England, Matt Smith (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Vocal (second set): Jordan Shremshock (2012 Wiester Scholarship winner)
Guests: Mount Vernon High School Mellow Jackets, Andrew Sunman, director
recording: Tom Johnson

First Set (FJO)
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini] Solos: Schantz, Donavan
2. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Ferguson, Schantz
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
5. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Schantz (flugelhorn)
6. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Wagner, Miglia

Second Set 
(MVHS Mellow Jackets) 
1. Johnny’s Theme [Paul Anka] no solos
2. Blues F¸r Elise [?] Solo: tenor sax 
3. Georgia On My Mind [Carmichael/Gorrell] (Katie Johns [alto sax], vocal) no solos
4. Aftershock [?] Solos: trumpet, trombone, guitar, electric bass, drums
(FJO)
5. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Schantz (Jordan Shremshock)
6. Non So Pi_ Cosa Son [“I Don’t Know Anymore What I Am” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro] Shremshock, soprano; Christa Hammond, piano
(FJO) 
7. Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] (Shremshock, vocal) Solo: Donavan
8. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Schantz (flugelhorn)
9. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Luellen, Larson, Donavan
10. Satin Doll [Ellington/Strayhorn/Mercer; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Everhart, Donavan

Monday, April 8, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Brian West (lead), Jason Deran, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead, 1st set), Bill England (lead, 2nd-3rd sets), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Mitch Filipiak (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Vinny Vivacqua
Piano: Lucas Holmes Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Mary Rose Molinaro

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Mr. Lucky [Henry Mancini; arr. Bryan Kidd] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. How About You? [Lane/Freed; arr. Dave Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
5. September Song [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: Garretson
6. For All We Know [Lewis/Coots; arr. Wolpe] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Hamilton
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
9. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Holmes, Larson, Donavan

Second Set 
1. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
2. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Donavan (flute), Quinn
3. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solos: Perry, Ellis, Miglia, Vivacqua
4. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter [Ahlert/Young; arr. Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
5. Skylark [Carmichael/Mercer; arr. Jerry Newell] (vocal) Solo: Garretson
6. ’S Wonderful [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
7. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
8. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Powell
9. Satin Doll [Ellington/Strayhorn/Mercer; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Holmes, Deran, Donavan

Third Set 
1. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. Ease It [Rodney Whitaker; arr. William England] Solos: Holmes, Vivacqua, Perry, Donavan, Schaar
3. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] (Wiester, vocal) no solos

Monday, April 1, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Tia Harris-Roseboro

First Set
1. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Old Man River [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell, Douds
3. Wonderful You [Al Cohn] Solos: Ellis, LeBeau, Larson, Garretson, Vermeulen, Quinn
4. ‘Deed I Do [Hirsch/Rose; arr. Quincy Jones?] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
5. The Man I Love [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Dave Wolpe] (vocal) Solo: Everhart
6. Sweet Georgia Brown [Bernie/Pinkard/Casey; arr. Mark Taylor] (vocal) no solos
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Ultra-Sonic High [Gary Carney] Solos: Donavan (flute), Quinn

Second Set 
1. You And I [Meredith Willson; arr. Holman] Solo: White
2. Prez Conference [Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White, Luellen
3. The Moon Is Blue [Gilbert/Fine; arr. Holman] Solos: Vermeulen, Francis
4. It’s Only A Paper Moon [Arlen/Harburg/Rose; arr. Wiester] no solos
5. Crush [Harris-Roseboro; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Lovers [Jackson/Yancy/Cole; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
7. Taps Miller [Basie/Russell; arr. Basie] Solos: Hall, Hamilton, Ellis, England
8. Crush [Harris-Roseboro; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos

Third Set 
1. Walkin’ Shoes [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Ellis, Donavan White, Powell
2. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Sweet Georgia Brown [Bernie/Pinkard/Casey; arr. Mark Taylor] (vocal) no solos
4. Shorty George [Basie/Gibson; arr. Basie] Solos: Bonardi, Donavan, Hall
5. Souvenir [Benny Carter; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White

Monday, March 25, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Matt Adams, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Rob Parton (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Jason Deran
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall,Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic, or Megan Adlerr
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Guests: Ohio State University Jazz Lab Ensemble, Kris Keith, director
Vocals (third set) Mary Rose Molinaro, Tia Harris-Roseboro
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set (FJO)
1. Low-Down [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Whisper Not [Benny Golson] (Zack Zerkle, bass tbn) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Miglia, Luellen, Adams
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
5. Repetition [Neal Hefti; arr. Phil Woods] Solos: Larson, Perry, Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] (England, bass tbn) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Shadrack [Bill Holman] Solos: Deran, Adams
8. You and I [Meredith Willson; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia, Mylius, LeBeau, Perry

Second Set (OSU Jazz Lab Ensemble)
1. Slow Hot Wind [Henry Mancini] Solo: guitar
2. Across The Sky [Pat Metheny; arr. Bob Curnow] Solo: tenor sax
3. Just Friends [Lewis/Klenner; arr. John Kornegay] Solos: tenor sax, guitar, drums
4. Polkadots and Moonbeams [Thelonious Monk; arr. Dave Barduhn] Solo: alto sax
5. The Witching Hour [Holman] Solos: tenor sax, trumpet, trumpet, guitar
6. Limehouse Blues [Turner/Brahm; arr. John Berry] Solos: tenor sax, guitar
7. Summer Samba [Mark Taylor] Solo: drums

Third Set (FJO)
1. I Love You [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] Solos: Perry, Wiester
2. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Frank Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Adams
3. For All We Know [Lewis/Coots; arr. Dave Wolpe] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Hamilton
4. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter [Ahlert/Young; arr. Wolpe] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
5. How About You? [Lane/Freed; arr. Wolpe] (Molinaro, vocal) Solo: Adams
6. It’s Only A Paper Moon [Arlen/Harburg/Rose; arr. Wiester?] (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) no solos
7. Sweet Georgia Brown [Bernie/Pinkard/Casey; arr. Mark Taylor] (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) no solos
8. The Man I Love [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wolpe] (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) Solo: Everhart
9. Lovers [Jackson/Yancy/Cole; arr. Wiester] (Harris-Roseboro, vocal) Solo: Adams
10. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Mylius, Adams, Deran

Monday, March 18, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Wes Perry (tenors); Bob Carpenter (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Lisa Webster

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: White, Powell (flugelhorn)
3. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
4. Day By Day [Stordahl/Weston/Cahn; arr. Benny Carter] (vocal) (Phil Winnard, trumpet for Garretson) no solos
5. The Summer Knows [Legrand/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
6. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Garretson, trumpet) Solo: Hall
9. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Luellen, Larson, White

Second Set
1. Works [Bill Holman] Solos: White, Quinn
2. Struttin’ With Some Barbecue [Lil Hardin; arr. Wiester] (Zsolt Dvornik, guitar) Solo: Watkins
3. Repetition [Neal Hefti; arr. Phil Woods] Solos: Larson, Powell (flugelhorn), Perry
4. My Favorite Things [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Quinn, guitar) Solo: White
5. Midnight Sun [Hampton/Burke/Mercer; arr. Wiester after Pete Rugolo] (vocal) no solos
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Rhoda Map [Thad Jones] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
8. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Wiester after Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. You And I [Meredith Willson; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia, Mylius, Carpenter, Perry

Third Set 
1. Central Park West [John Coltrane; arr. John Fedchock] Solo: White (flugelhorn)
2. Until I Met You [Green/Wolf; arr. Chico O’Farrill] (vocal) no solos
3. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me [Gaskill/McHugh; arr. Billy May] (Wiester, vocal) no solos
4. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Mylius, White, Everhart

Monday, March 11, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jon Lampley, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Bill England, Elaine Mylius, Jeff Banyots (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Michael Kamper Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guests: Thomas Worthington High School Jazz Ensemble, Ryan Alexis, director

First Set (FJO)
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Lampley
2. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Lampley, White, Miglia
3. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Lampley (flugelhorn)
4. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Donavan (flute), Kamper
5. Rocker [Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Wes Perry, ts for Donavan) Solos: Lampley, Miglia, LeBeau
6. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
7. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
8. The Blues Machine [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Miglia, England

Second Set (TWHS Jazz Ensemble: 12 trumpets, 5 trombones, 6 saxes, vibes, guitar, electric bass, drums)
1. American Patrol [F.W. Meacham; arr. Jerry Gray] (Pete Mills, tenor sax for Donavan) Solo: trumpet
2. Groovin’ High [Dizzy Gillespie] (Donavan) Solos: trumpet, alto sax
3. Cotton Tail [Duke Ellington] Solos: trombone, trombone, alto sax, trumpet
4. Black Orpheus [Luiz Bonf·] Solos: vibraphone, tenor sax, drums
5. Sing, Sing, Sing [Louis Prima; arr. Jimmy Mundy] Solo: drums

Third Set (FJO) 
1. Rhoda Map [Thad Jones] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
2. An Occasional Man [Med Flory] Solos: Miglia (tenor sax), Luellen
3. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Lampley
4. Too Marvelous for Words [Whiting/Mercer; arr. Mulligan] (vocal) Solos: Vermeulen, England
5. S’ Wonderful [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Gary Carney] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Lampley
6. My Funny Valentine [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Carney] (Mary Rose Molinaro, vocal) Solos: Everhart, Hall
7. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Schaar
8. By My Side [Nestico] Solos: Lampley, Luellen

Monday, March 4, 2013

Saxes: Matt James, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Art Silva (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jason Deran, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Bill England, Jeff Banyots, Matt Smith (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jon Eshelman Drums: Jim Rupp
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocal: Dick Mackey

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Deran
2. Prez Conference [Holman] Solos: Eshelman, White, Deran
3. La Nevada [Gil Evans] Solos: Rupp, Donavan, Quinn
4. Don’t Push, Don’t Pull, Don’t Shove [Bert Lawrence; arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
5. Devil May Care [Dorough/Kirk; arr. Don Gallehue] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. Where Is The Song? [Dorough; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Miglia
7. Make Someone Happy [Styne/Comden/Green; arr. Frank Foster] Solos: James, Rupp
8. You And I [Meredith Willson; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia, Hamilton, Silva, White

Second Set
1. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] (Pete Mills, tenor sax for Donavan) Solos: Mills, Deran (flugelhorn)
2. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Donavan) Solo: James
3. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Deran (flugelhorn)
4. Day In, Day Out [Bloom/Mercer; arr. Nelson Riddle] (vocal) obbligato: Eshelman
5. Why Shouldn’t I? [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Alright, OK, You Win [Wyche/Watts; arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) no solos
7. Dot Com [Pete Mills; arr. Jay Miglia] (Mills, solo tenor sax) Solos: Mills, Quinn
8. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: Silva

Third Set 
1. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Deran (flugelhorn)
2. People Make The World Go Round [Bell/Creed; arr. Wiester] Solo: Deran (flugelhorn)
3. Let’s Face The Music And Dance [Irving Berlin; arr. Johnny Mandel] (vocal) no solos
4. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] Solo: Miglis (soprano sax)

Monday, February 25, 2013

Saxes: Brad Wagner, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Jon Lampley, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Scott Garlock, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Andrew Hartman   Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen              Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Sammy Nestico] (Everhart, 1st tpt; Phil Winnard, 5th tpt) Solos: Lampley, Donavan, Douds
2. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Lampley, Douds
3. Dancing Nitely [Bill Holman; arr. Dick Cone] (add Gimbel, 1st tpt; Garretson, 5th tpt) Solos: Luellen, Powell, White
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Wagner
5. An Esthete On Clark Street [Bill Russo] Solos: Hall, Garlock, Hamilton
6. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] (Winnard, 5th tpt) Solos: Luellen, Lampley, Donavan
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. What’s New? [Bob Haggart; arr. Holman] Solos: White, Lampley, Miglia, Hamilton

Second Set (Garretson, 5th tpt)
1. Spring Is Here [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dick Cone after Joe Coccia] Solos: White, Powell
2. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn) 
3. All The Things You Are [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
4. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Miglia
5. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
6. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson; arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell, Donavan, Luellen
7. Coisa Numero Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Paul Ferguson] Solo: Wagner
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Schaar

Third Set 
1. Doodlin’ [Horace Silver; arr. Dick Cone after Dizzy Gillespie] Solos: White, Garlock
2. Spirit Prince [Warren Clark] (Clark, conductor) no solos
3. Lover Come Back To Me [Romberg/Hammerstein; arr. Peter Matz] (Melissa Hall, vocal) no solos
4. It Could Happen To You [Van Heusen/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Wagner
5. Pennies From Heaven [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Garretson

Monday, February 18, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, John Pierpoint, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar or Paul Francis
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Natalie Adams

First Set
1. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
2. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Burgoyne, LeBeau
3. Too Marvelous For Words [Whiting/Mercer; arr. Mulligan] (Francis, dms) Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn), Ellis
4. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Bill Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. So Many Stars [Sergio Mendes; arr. Chas Baker] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] (Schaar, dms) Solos: Donavan (flute), Quinn
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Francis, dms) Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Schaar

Second Set 
1. Nobody’s Perfect [Sammy Nestico] (Schaar, dms) Solo: White
2. When You’re Smiling [Goodwin/Fisher/Shay; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White, Luellen
3. Make Someone Happy [Styne/Comden/Green; arr. Frank Foster] (Francis, dms) Solos: Vermeulen, Francis
4. I’m Hip [Frishberg/Dorough; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Wiester
5. How Do You Keep The Music Playing? [Legrand/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Herb Harrison] (vocal) no solos
6. Like A Lover [Sergio Mendes; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. The Maids Of C·diz [Leo Delibes; arr. Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Limelight [Mulligan] Solo: Wiester

Third Set 
1. Jump For Joe [Gene Roland] Solos: Burgoyne, Ellis
2. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. September Song [Weill/Anderson; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Tony Bonardi, pno) obbligato: Gimbel
4. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] (Francis, dms) Solos: Bonardi, Donavan, Hall
5. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White

Monday, February 11, 2013

Saxes: Brad Wagner, Jay Miglia (altos); Bryan Olsheski, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Ishmael Ali 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Come Fly With Me [Cahn/Van Heusen; arr. Billy Byers] Solo: Olsheski
2. An Esthete On Clark Street [Bill Russo] Solos: hall, Ellis, Hamilton
3. The Mole [James/Holmes; arr. James Chirillo] Solos: Ellis, Powell, Olsheski, Schaar, Luellen)
4. Don’t Ever Leave Me [Thad Jones] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Olsheski (flute)
5. You And I [Meredith Willson; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Miglia, Ellis, LeBeau, Burgoyne
6. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Olsheski (flute), Ali
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Far Down Below [Holman] Solos: Larson, Luellen, Burgoyne

Second Set 
1. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] Solo: Miglia
2. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Zack Compston, dms) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Miglia, LeBeau
3. Surfboard [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] Solo: Larson
4. They Say It’s Wonderful [Irving Berlin; arr. Wiester] Solo: Olsheski
5. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Olsheski, Compston
6. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Marty Mendelson] (Schaar, dms) Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
7. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Olsheski, Schaar

Third Set 
1. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson; arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), Olsheski, Luellen
2. I’ll Be Seeing You [Fain/Kahal; arr. Paul Ferguson] (Natalie Adams, vocal; Joel Shonkweiler, tbn for Hall) no solos
3. Manteca [Gillespie/Pozo/Fuller] Solos: Powell, Wagner
4. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Frank Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Olsheski

Monday, February 4, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White,Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Jon-Scott Allen (baritone)
Trumpets: Larry Everhart (lead), Jason Deran, Jon Lampley,Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Dancing Nitely [Bill Holman] Solos: Luellen, Ellis, Hall, Mylius, Lampley, White
2. Indian Summer [Herbert/Dubin; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Lampley
3. They Say It’s Wonderful [Irving Berlin; arr. Wiester Solo: White
4. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solos: Burgoyne, Ellis, Miglia, Douds
5. Souse Of The Border [Kennedy/Carr; arr. Billy Byers] Solos: Luellen, Burgoyne
6. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Lampley (flugelhorn)
7. Summertime [Gershwin/Heyward; arr. Dick Cone after Gil evans] Solo: Larson
8. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] (Wes Perry, ts for Burgoyne) Solos: Perry, White, Luellen, Quinn

Second Set 
1. I Remember You [Schertzinger/Mercer; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia, Deran
2. Love Is Here To Stay [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Lampley
3. Basi(e)c Blues [Jon-Scott Allen] Solos: Luellen, Hall, Deran, Burgoyne
4. The End Of A Love Affair [Redding/Osser; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Miglia
5. Careless Love [traditional; arr. Jon-Scott Allen] Solos: Deran, Lampley
6. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Luellen, Lampley (flugelhorn)
7. Miles Ahead [Gil Evans] Solo: Lampley (flugelhorn)
8. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Holman] Solos: Lampley (flugelhorn), White

Monday, January 28, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan,Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, 
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Natalie Adams, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Adam DeAscentis
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Morgan Treni

First Set
1. Opus One [Bill Holman] Solos: Eshelman, Wiester
2. Ping Pong [Dick Cone] (Zach Zerkle, btb) Solos: LeBeau, Everhart
3. Night And Day [Cole Porter; arr. Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Adams, LeBeau, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Larson, DeAscentis
5. Black Coffee [Burke/Webster; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Freckle Face [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Eshelman, Lampley
8. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Solos: Wiester, LeBeau
9. Our Day Will Come [Hilliard/Garson; arr. Wiester] Solos: Eshelman, White

Second Set 
1. Young Blood [Mulligan] Solos: Luellen, Donavan
2. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] Solo flugelhorn: Powell; Lead flugelhorn: Larson
3. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solo: Donavan
4. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: LeBeau
5. Over The Rainbow [Arlen/Harburg; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: LeBeau
6. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solos: Quinn, Burgoyne (tenor sax)
7. New Rhumba [Ahmad Jamal; arr. Dick Cone after Gil Evans] Solos: DeAscentis, Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Eshelman, Donavan, Schaar

Third Set (Jason Deran, 3rd tpt for Powell)
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Deran
2. Nancy (With The Laughing Face) [Van Heusen/Silvers; arr. Wiester] Solo: Donavan
3. An Esthete On Clark Street [Bill Russo] Solos: Hall, Ellis, Hamilton
4. Pennies From Heaven [Johnston/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Lampley
5. 88 Basie Street [Nestico] Solos: Eshelman, Deran


Monday, January 21, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan,Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell,Jim Powell, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius,Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: John Busic, Megan Adler
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Fearless Finlay [Bill Holman] Solos: Powell, Burgoyne, Ellis
2. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] (Zach Zerkle, btb) Solos: Donavan, Mylius
3. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Donavan (flute), Quinn
4. Blue Samuel [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Vermeulen, White, Hamilton, Luellen
5. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] (England, btb) Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
6. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
7. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Quinn, Donavan
8. Freckle Face [Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Garretson

Second Set 
1. Basie – Straight Ahead [Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Donavan
2. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] (Zack Compston, dms) Solos: Wiester, Powell
3. Gina [Ralph Burns; arr. Cone] Solo: Donavan
4. Where Or When [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
5. Theme And Variations 2 [Holman] Solo: Douds
6. All The Things You Are [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester] (Schaar, dms) Solo: Wiester
7. No Heat [Holman] Solos: Powell, White, Hamilton, Vermeulen, Larson
8. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Schaar

Third Set [1-3: rehearsals for Tia Harris-Roseboro’s appearance on February 11th]
1. It’s Only A Paper Moon [Arlen/Harburg/Rose; arr. ?] no solos
2. Crush [Tia Harris-Roseboro; arr. Wiester] no solos
3. In A Sentimental Mood [Ellington/Mills/Kurtz; arr. Wiester] no solos
4. Lullaby Of Broadway [Warren/Dubin; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Mylius

Monday, January 14, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan,Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell,Jason Deran, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall,Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: John Busic, Megan Adler
Guitar: Ishmael Ali 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Dimensions In Blue [Sammy Nestico] no solos
2. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Ellis
3. Airegin [Sonny Rollins; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Donavan, Powell, Douds
4. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Kissing Bug [Strayhorn/Stewart/Sherrill; arr. Holman] Solos: Donavan, Hamilton, Miglia, Douds
6. Springsville [Johnny Carisi; arr. Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Night And Day [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] Solos: White, Hall
8. Oax·ca [Dick Cone] Solos: Ellis, Larson

Second Set (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr)
1. Emily [Mandel/Mercer; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
2. On The Trail [Ferde GrofÈ; arr. Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White, Ellis
3. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Donavan, Dvornik
4. Ida! Sweet As Apple Cider [Munson/Leonard; arr. Wiester after Marty Paich] (Terry Aidan, b) 
Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White
5. Coisa N·mero Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Paul Ferguson] (Ali, gtr; Douds, b) Solo: Miglia
6. Moon Dreams [MacGregor/Mercer; arr. Dobbins] (Aidan, b) Solo: LeBeau
7. Taps Miller [Basie/Russell; arr. Basie] (Douds, b) Solos: Hall, Hamilton, Ellis, England
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Schaar

Third Set
1. Small Talk [Nestico] Solos: Luellen, White, Larson
2. To You [Thad Jones] Solo: Ellis
3. Frenesi [Alberto Dominguez; arr/cond Warren Clark] Solos: Vermeulen (clarinet), Hitchcock, Donavan 
4. I Have A Dream [Herbie Hancock; arr. Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Ali, Donavan
5. The Queen Bee [Nestico] Solos: Donavan, Luellen

Monday, January 7, 2013

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Jay Halpin, Jim Powell, Jason Deran, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Natalie Adams (vocal on “Lover Come Back To Me”), John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal (“Nature Boy”): Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Low-Down [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
3. Dvorak’s Theme [from Symphony No. 9 (The New World); arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Powell, Luellen
4. So Many Stars [Mendes/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Chas Baker] Solo: White
5. You And I [Meredith Willson; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solos: Powell, Ellis, LeBeau, Donavan
6. Think On Me [George Cables; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Donavan, Quinn
7. Doodlin’ [Horace Silver; arr. Dick Cone after Dizzy Gillespie] Solos: White, Ellis
8. All The Things You Are [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester

Second Set (Megan Adler, frh for Adams)
1. When You’re Smiling [Shay/Fisher/Goodwin; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell, Donavan
2. I’m Old Fashioned [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Gary Carney] Solos: Miglia (clarinet), Luellen
3. No Heat [Bill Holman] (William England, as for Vermeulen) Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White
4. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] Solo: Miglia
5. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Ellis, Donavan
6. Coisa N·mero Dez (Piece Number 10) [Moacir Santos; arr. Wiester] (Vermeulen, as) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), LeBeau
7. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Leads: Wiester, LeBeau
8. What’s New? [Burke/Haggart; arr. Holman] Solos: White, Deran, Miglia, Hall

Third Set
1. An Occasional Man [Martin/Blane; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia (tenor sax), Luellen
2. Dot Com [Pete Mills; arr/cond Jay Miglia] (add W. England, as; Dan Hitchcock, ts) Solos: White, Quinn
3. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas [Martin/Blane; arr/cond Moses Carreker] (Miglia, as; W. England out)
Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), Hitchcock, Luellen 
4. Lover, Come Back To Me [Romberg/Hammerstein; arr. Peter Matz] (Adams, vocal) no solos
5. An
d I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Monday, December 17, 2012 - Stan Kenton Tribute

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Guests: Ray Eubanks, co-MC, conductor
Kristen Eubanks, vocals
John Von Ohlen, drums
Michael Cox, solo alto sax
Wes Orr, lead trumpet
Sean Maloney, tuba (on “It’s A Blue World”)
Leader, MC, cowbell (on “La Suerte De Los Tontos”): Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set (Wiester, conductor)
1. Artistry In Rhythm [Stan Kenton] (Von Ohlen, drums) no solos
2. On The Street Where You Live [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Powell
3. Jump For Joe [Gene Roland] (Schaar, drums) Solos: Miglia, Ellis
4. It’s A Blue World [Forrest/Wright; arr. Herb Harrison] (Maloney, tuba for Watkins) Solos: Powell, Donavan
5. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Holman] (Watkins, tuba) (vocal) Solo: Powell
6. Black Coffee [Burke/Webster; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
7. Eager Beaver [Kenton] Solo: White
8. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, White, Miglia, Gimbel
9. Royal Blue [Bill Holman] Solos: Miglia, Hall, Donavan, Powell, Schaar

Second Set (Ray Eubanks, conductor)
1. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland] (Wiester, conductor; Von Ohlen, dms) Solos: Powell, White
2. My Old Flame [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] Solos: Donavan, Larson
3. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson, arr. Holman] Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White
4. How Long Has This Been Going On? [Gershwin/Gershwin] vocal/piano duet
5. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out [Carter/Ellis/Frigo; arr. Pete Rugolo] (Schaar, drums) (vocal) Solos: Ellis, Donavan
6. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] (Michael Cox, solo alto sax) Solo: Cox
7. Send In The Clowns [Stephen Sondheim; arr. Dave Barduhn] (Orr, lead trumpet; Cox, 2nd alto) Leads: Luellen, Orr
8. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] (Von Ohlen, drums) Solos: Cox, Powell
9. Intermission Riff [Ray Wetzel; arr. Stan Kenton] (Miglia, Gimbel, Schaar) Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Hall

Monday, December 10, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Robert Dove (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic, or Megan Adler (alternating in 2nd set) 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Adam DeAscentis (1st - 2nd sets) or Terry Douds (3rd set)
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Auld Lang Syne [Robert Burns; arr. Wiester] Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), Olsheski
2. The Song Is You [Jerome Kern; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), White
3. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson; arr. Billy May] Solos: Olsheski, Powell (fluegelhorn), White, Luellen
4. Four Flats Searching For A Theme [Billy Byers] Solo: Luellen
5. I’ll Be Home For Christmas [Gannon/Ram/Kent; arr. Rich Shanklin] (Phil Winnard, 5th tpt for Garretson) 
Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn),, Luellen, Vermeulen
6. O Christmas Tree [Anschütz; arr. Don Gallehue] Solo: Ellis
7. The Christmas Song (Roast ’Em If You’ve Got ’Em) [Mel Torme; arr. Wiester] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Banyots
8. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] (Garretson, tpt) Solos: Quinn, Miglia (tenor sax)
9. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Ellis, White, Everhart, Luellen

Second Set (Megan Adler, alternating frh with Busic or Strohm)
1. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson, arr. Holman] (Ray Eubanks, conductor) 
Solos: DeAscentis, Quinn, Powell, Dove, Schaar
2. Mean What You Say [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Powell (fluegelhorn), White
3. White Christmas [Irving Berlin; arr. Jack Mason] Solos: Hamilton, Garretson
4. Away In A Manger [Victor Young; arr. Holman] Solos: Quinn, Everhart (fluegelhorn)
5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas [Martin/Blane; arr. Moses Carreker] (Carreker, conductor) 
Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), White, Luellen (tenor sax)
6. Souse Of The Border [Carr/Kennedy; arr. Billy Byers] (Zack Compston, drums) Solos: Luellen, Powell, Dove
7. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] (Schaar, drums) Solo: Powell (fluegelhorn)

Third Set (Douds, bass; Eubanks, conductor for Kristen Eubanks, vocal)
1. Artistry In Rhythm [Stan Kenton] no solos
2. Royal Blue [Bill Holman] Solos: Miglia, Hall, White, Powell, Schaar
3. Black Coffee [Burke/Webster; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
4. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out [Carter/Ellis/Frigo; arr. Pete Rugolo] (vocal) Solos: Ellis, White [3 takes]
6. My Old Flame [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] (Michael Cox, solo alto sax) Solo: White 
7. Send In The Clowns [Stephen Sondheim; arr. Dave Barduhn] Lead: Luellen
8. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] Solos: Miglia, Powell

Monday, December 3, 2012

Saxes: Alex Burgoyne, Jay Miglia (altos); Bryan Olsheski, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius (1st set) or John Hall (2nd-3rd sets), Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Ishmael Ali (1st -2nd sets) or Aaron Quinn (3rd set), 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (fluegelhorn), Olsheski
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Olsheski, Powell (fluegelhorn)
4. Hi-Fly [Randy Weston; arr. Bob Larson] Solos: Miglia, Powell (fluegelhorn)
5. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Marty Mendelson] Solo: Miglia
6. Moon Dreams [McGregor/Mercer; arr. Bill Dobbins after Gil Evans] Solo: LeBeau
7. Swing That Music [Armstrong/Dedrick; arr. Holman] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Powell, White, Schaar
8. Ultra-Sonic High [Gary Carney] Solos: Hamilton, Luellen, Miglia

Second Set (Jason Deran, 3rd trumpet for Powell)
1. Avenue “C” [Buck Clayton] Solos: Hall, White, Deran, Olsheski, Schaar
2. Heartaches [Hoffman/Klenner; arr. Dick Cone] (Zack Compston, drums) Solo: Olsheski
3. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Holman] (Powell, tpt) Solos: Powell, Luellen
4. Stella By Starlight [Victor Young; arr. Holman] (Deran, tpt) Solo: Miglia
5. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solos: Ali, Miglia (tenor sax)
6. Osocurious [Warren Clark: incorporating “Mysterioso” by Thelonious Monk and “The Lion And The Wolff” by Lee Morgan] 
(Clark, conductor) Solos: Miglia, Deran, Luellen
7. Intermission Riff [Ray Wetzel; arr. Stan Kenton] Solos: Luellen, White, Ellis

Third Set (Wes Orr, 1st tpt for Gimbel; Eubanks or Wiester, cond.; Kristen Eubanks, vocal)
1. Black Coffee [Burke/Webster; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
2. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out [Carter/Ellis/Frigo; arr. Pete Rugolo] (vocal) Solos: Ellis, Olsheski
3. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out (take 2)
4. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. September Song [Weill/Anderson; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Gimbel, tpt) Solo: Gimbel
6. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] (Michael Cox, solo alto sax) Solo: Cox 
7. Send In The Clowns [Stephen Sondheim; arr. Dave Barduhn] Solos: Luellen, Everhart, Donavan
8. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] Solos: Burgoyne, Powell

Monday, November 26, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Michael Kamper 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Cole Porter; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Luellen, Powell (fluegelhorn), Donavan
2. Dancing In The Dark [; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
3. Big Brother [Billy Byers] Solo: Vermeulen
4. Mr. Lucky [Henry Mancini; arr. Bryan Kidd] Solo: Powell (fluegelhorn)
5. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Donavan, White, Luellen, Kamper
6. Theme And Variations [Holman] no solos
7. Repetition [Neil Hefti; arr. Phil Woods] Solos: Wiester, Burgoyne
8. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] Solos: Douds, Kamper, Powell, White

Second Set 
1. Hungover Square [Al Waslon] Solos: Luellen, Ellis, White, Douds
2. The Queen Bee [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Donavan, Luellen
3. My Old Flame [Coslow/Johnston; arr. Marty Paich] (Ray Eubanks, conductor) Solos: Donavan, Larson
4. Sophisticated Lady [Ellington/Mills/Parish; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solos: Powell, Hall
5. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] Solos: Burgoyne, Powell
6. It Only Happens Every Time [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (fluegelhorn)
7. Satin Doll [Ellington; arr. Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Everhart, Donavan
8. Cherokee [Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] (Eubanks, cond.; Michael Cox, solo alto sax) Solo: Cox
9. Whisper Not [Benny Golson] Solos: Powell, Burgoyne, Luellen, White

Third Set (Eubanks or Wiester, cond.; Kristen Eubanks, vocal)
1. Black Coffee [Burke/Webster; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
2. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
3. September Song [Weill/Anderson; arr. Kenton] (vocal) Solo: Powell
4. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out [Carter/Ellis/Frigo; arr. Stan Kenton] (vocal) Solos: Ellis, Donavan
5. The Thrill Is Gone (take 2) (vocal) Solo: Powell


Monday, November 19, 2012


Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guests: Ohio State University Jazz Lab Ensemble, Kris Keith, director

First Set (FJO)
1. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
2. On The Street Where You Live [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: Powell
3. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
4. Manteca [Gillespie/Pozo; arr. Slide Hampton] Solos: Powell, Miglia, Schaar
5. Lazy Bird [John Coltrane; arr. Bill Stapleton] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solos: Quinn, Miglia (tenor sax)
7. Camel Driver [Phil Wilson] (Kris Keith, alto flute) Solos: Keith, Powell
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, White, Schaar
9. Royal Blue [Bill Holman] Solos: Miglia, Hall, Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn), Schaar

Second Set (OSU Jazz Lab Ensemble with Bob LeBeau, baritone sax)
1. How Sweet It Is [Sammy Nestico] Solos: trumpet, piano, alto sax, guitar
2. All The Things You Are [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Mark Taylor] Solos: piano, alto sax, trumpet
3. Prime Time [Nestico] Solos: bass, tenor sax, trombone
4. Ruby My Dear [Thelonious Monk; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: trumpet, clarinet
5. Sometimes A Samba [Holman] Solos: trumpet, guitar

Third Set (FJO)
1. Swing That Music [Armstrong/Dedrick; arr. Holman] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Powell, White
2. The Mole [James/Holmes; arr. James Chirillo] Solos: Ellis, Powell, Donavan, Quinn, Schaar, Luellen
3. Younger Than Springtime [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Niehaus] Solos: Powell
4. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, White
5. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] Solos: Miglia, Powell

Monday, November 12, 2012

Saxes: Brad Wagner, Jay Miglia (altos); Alex Burgoyne, Dan White (tenors); Steve Gentiline (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Jeff Banyots (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Ron Davis

First Set
1. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
2. Ping Pong [Dick Cone] Solos: Gentiline, Everhart
3. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Larson, Douds
4. Alright, Okay, You Win [Wyche/Watts; arr. Dick Wooley] (vocal) no solos
5. Stormy Weather [Arlen/Koehler; arr. Wooley] (vocal) Solo: Wagner
6. Ain’t Misbehavin’ [Waller/Brooks/Razaf; arr. Wooley] (vocal) no solos
7. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell
8. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White

Second Set 
1. Who’s Sorry Now? [Snyder/Kalmar/Ruby; arr. Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Hamilton
2. Opus In Turquoise [Gene Roland] Solos: Hamilton, Burgoyne
3. The Mole [James/Holmes; arr. James Chirillo] Solos: Ellis, Powell, Burgoyne, Quinn, Schaar, Luellen
4. Sometimes I’m Happy [Youmans/Caesar; arr. Wooley] (vocal) no solos
5. The Come Back [Charles Frazier; arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) Solo: White
6. Everyday I Have The Blues [Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); arr. Foster?] (vocal) Solo: Burgoyne
7. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Burgoyne
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Nawrocki, tpt for West) Solos: Luellen, Burgoyne, Schaar

Third Set
1. La Suerte De Los Tontos (The Fortune Of Fools) [Johnny Richards] Solos: Miglia, Powell
2. I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out [Carter/Ellis/Frigo; arr. Stan Kenton] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Ellis, Burgoyne
3. All The Things You Are [Kern/Hammerstein; arr/cond Warren Clark, after Vic Juris’ reharmonization] Solo: Luellen
4. September Song [Weill/Anderson; arr. Kenton] (Mary Rose Molinaro, vocal) no solos
5. Intermission Riff [Ray Wetzel; arr. Kenton] Solos: Burgoyne, Hall
6. Eager Beaver [Kenton] Solo: White


Monday, November 5, 2012


Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Larry Everhart (lead), Brian West, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Brian Michael Smith

First Set
1. The Song Is You [Jerome Kern; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Lampley, Donavan
2. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solos: Quinn, Miglia (tenor)
3. Where Or When [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
4. I Believe In You [Frank Loesser; arr. Quincy Jones] (vocal) Solo: Lampley
5. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Playing The Field [Steve Allen; arr. Holman] (vocal) no solos
7. The Mole [James/Holmes; arr. James Chirillo] Solos: Ellis, Lampley, Donavan, Quinn, Schaar, Luellen
8. I Remember You [Schertzinger/Mercer; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia, Garretson

Second Set (Tony Bonardi, pno; Rob Gooch, gtr)
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Lampley
2. Look For The Silver Lining [Jerome Kern; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Garretson, Bonardi
3. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Donavan
4. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Scott Covey] (vocal) (Luellen, Quinn) Solo: Lampley
5. What a Wonderful World [Thiele/Weiss; arr. Wiester] (Dale Nawrocki, tpt for Larson) (vocal) Solo: Le Beau
6. Where Or When [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) no solos
7. Summertime [Gershwin/Hayward; arr. Cone after Gil Evans] (Larson, tpt) Solo: Larson
8. Bijou [Ralph Burns] (Nawrocki, tpt for West) Solos: Vermeulen, Wiester

Third Set
1. Cherokee [Ray Noble; arr. Holman] Solo: Miglia
2. Corner Pocket [Freddie Greene] (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr) Solos: Lampley, Donavan, Luellen
3. Street Of Dreams [Young/Lewis; arr. Billy Byers] (vocal) (Quinn, gtr) Solo: Donavan
4. The Mole [James/Holmes; arr. James Chirillo] Solos: Ellis, Lampley, White, Quinn, Schaar, Luellen)
5. Deep Purple [Peter De Rose; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: White, Powell


Monday, October 29, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest arranger/conductor, flugelhorn: Hank Mautner
Guest Vocalist: Lynne Scott

First Set
1. Opus Number One [Sy Oliver; arr. Marty Paich] Solo: Wiester
2. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] Solo flugelhorn: Powell; Lead flugelhorn: Larson
3. Evil Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: White, Ellis, Miglia
4. Do Nothing ’Til You Hear From Me [Ellington/Russell; arr. Mautner] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
5. The Man I Love [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Mautner] (vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
6. I Love Being Here With You [Lee/Schluger; arr. Mautner] (vocal) Solo: Mautner
7. Rhoda Map [Thad Jones] Solo: Miglia (soprano)
8. Surfboard [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Larson
9. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell, Miglia, LeBeau

Second Set (Phil Winnard, tpt for Garretson)
1. Sometimes I’m Happy [Youmans/Caesar; arr. Dick Cone] Solo: Powell
2. Spring Is Here [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dick Cone, after Joe Coccia] Solos: White, Powell
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] (Mautner, flgh for Powell; Megan Adler, frh for Strohm) Solos: Donavan, Mautner
4. Alright, Okay, You Win [Wyche/Watts; arr. Sammy Nestico] (vocal) (Garretson, Powell, tpts) no solos
5. Pure Imagination [Newley/Bricusse; arr. Justin Case] (vocal) no solos
6. Meet Me At Midnight [Manilow/Sussman; arr. Gio Washington-Wright] (vocal) (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr) no solos
7. So In Love [Cole Porter; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solos: Miglia, Powell
8. Coisa Número Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Ferguson] (Quinn, gtr) Solo: Miglia
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Schaar

Third Set (Adler, frh for Busic)
1. Jump For Joe [Gene Roland] Solo: Miglia
2. Theme And Variations [Holman] no solos
3. Eager Beaver [Stan Kenton] Solo: White

Monday, October 22, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jason Deran, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Jeff Banyots or Zach Zerkle (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Lisa Webster

First Set
1. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
2. On The Trail [Ferde Grofé; arr. Ernie Wilkins] Solos: Deran, Ellis, White, Douds
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Donavan, Deran
4. Day By Day [Stordahl/Weston/Cahn; arr. Benny Carter] (vocal) no solos
5. September Song [Weill/Anderson; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: LeBeau
6. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: White
7. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] (Phil Winnard, tpt for Garretson) Solos: Quinn, Burgoyne (tenor)
8. Who Dat Up Dere? [Kent/Russell; arr. Moses Carreker] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Winnard, Donavan
9. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Deran, White, Burgoyne

Second Set (Winnard, tpt for Garretson; Zerkle, 3rd tbn for Mylius; Banyots, btb; Wes Perry, ts for White)
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini] Solos: Deran, Donavan
2. Early Autumn [Ralph Burns] Solos: Vermeulen, Luellen, Donavan
3. Eager Beaver [Stan Kenton] Solo: Perry
4. Artistry In Rhythm [Stan Kenton] (Section D only) no solos
5. My Favorite Things [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Garretson, Mylius, White) Solo: Donavan
6. In A Sentimental Mood [Duke Ellington; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (Matt Hakes, as for Burgoyne) no solos
7. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
8. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Bill Holman] (Burgoyne, as) Solos: Deran (flugelhorn), White
9. Bernie’s Tune [Bernie Miller; arr. Gene Roland] Solos: Douds, Burgoyne, Donavan

Third Set (Will Horner, tbn for Mylius)
1. Look For The Silver Lining [Jerome Kern; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Everhart, Luellen
2. Self-Help Is Needed [Oliver Nelson] Solo: Burgoyne
3. Limelight [Mulligan] (Mylius, tbn) Solos: Wiester, Schaar
4. By My Side [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Deran, Luellen
5. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Donavan, White, Luellen, Quinn

Monday, October 15, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Zsolt Dvornik 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jon Eshelman 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone, vocals: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocals: Asha Lightbearer (Sheila Sabourne)

First Set
1. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Ultra-Sonic High [Gary Carney] Solos: Hamilton, Eshelman, Miglia
4. Day By Day [Stordahl/Weston/Cahn; arr. Benny Carter] (vocal) no solos
5. The Summer Knows [Legrand/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
6. Out Of This World [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Bill Holman] (Jayanthi) (vocal) Solo: White
7. On The Trail [Ferde Grofé; arr. Ernie Wilkins] (Jayanthi) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Ellis, Burgoyne, Douds
8. Who Dat Up Dere? [Kent/Russell; arr. Moses Carreker] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Garretson
9. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] (Quinn, gtr) Solos: Powell, Miglia, LeBeau

Second Set (Jason Deran, tpt for Powell)
1. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solos: Burgoyne, Ellis, Miglia
2. Early Autumn [Ralph Burns] Solos: Vermeulen, Eshelman, Donavan
3. Indian Summer [Victor Herbert; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Deran
4. The Thrill Is Gone [Henderson/Brown; arr. Holman] (vocal) (Powell, tpt) Solo: Powell
5. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Samba De Uma Nota Só (One Note Samba) [Jobim/Mendonça; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Donavan (flute), Schaar
7. An Occasional Man [Med Flory] Solos: Miglia (tenor sax), Eshelman
8. Pennies From Heaven [Johnston/Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Garretson
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Eshelman, Donavan, Schaar

Third Set (Deran, tpt for Powell)
1. By My Side [Sammy Nestico] Solo: Deran
2. Chimes Blues [Joe “King” Oliver; arr/cond Warren Clark] (Scott Wedell, dms) Solo: Ellis
3. Maybe Steps [Patrick Cornelius; arr. William England] (Jon Lampley, tpt for Deran) Solos: Miglia, Eshelman
4. Artistry In Bolero [Pete Rugolo] (Deran, tpt) Solo: Hamilton
5. Artistry In Rhythm [Stan Kenton] (Section D only) no solos
6. Bernie’s Tune [Bernie Miller; arr. Gene Roland] Solos: Douds, Miglia, Donavan

Monday, October 8, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Alex Burgoyne (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Jeff Banyots (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Dancer: Bharati Jayanthi [audible ankle bells]

First Set
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Coisa Número Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Paul Ferguson] Solo: Burgoyne
4. The Song Is You [Kern/Hammerstein; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
5. Eager Beaver [Stan Kenton] Solo: White
6. Souse of the Border [Carr/Kennedy; arr. Billy Byers] (Jayanthi) Solo: White
7. Bijou [Ralph Burns] (Jayanthi) Solo: Wiester
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence] Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan, Schaar

Second Set (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr)
1. When You’re Smiling [Shay/Fisher/Goodwin; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. Lullaby Of Broadway [Cole Porter; arr. Holman] Solo: Mylius
3. I Love You [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] (Quinn, gtr) Solos: White, Ellis, Larson
4. Self-Help Is Needed [Oliver Nelson] Solo: Burgoyne
5. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
6. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Schaar
7. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, White, Burgoyne
8. What’s New? [Haggart/Burke; arr. Holman] Solos: White, Larson, Burgoyne, Hall

Third Set
1. I Remember You [Schertzinger/Mercer; arr. Holman] Solos: Burgoyne, Everhart
2. Nice Work If You Can Get It [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Dick Cone] (Scott Wedell, dms) Solo: Ellis
3. Little Brown Jug [Joseph Winner; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solo: Donavan
4. It Only Happens Every Time [Thad Jones] (Schaar, dms) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Monday, October 1, 2012


Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Ed Morrison, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, Bill Dixon, Mark Smith (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Rupp
Guest Vocals: Vicki McDermitt, Meg Murphy
Guest Trumpet: Ed Morrison

Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: Powell, Donavan
2. Sugar Loaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
3. It Could Happen To You [Jimmy Van Heusen; arr. Willie Maiden] Solos: Morrison, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. This Can’t Be Love [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Gary Carney] (McDermitt, vocal) Solo: Powell 
5. Save Your Love For Me [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Don Gallehue] (McDermitt, vocal) Solo: Garretson
6. Too Close For Comfort [Bock/Weiss/Holofcener; arr. Wiester] (McDermitt, vocal) Solo: Miglia
7. Stardust [Hoagy Carmichael; arr. Tommy Newsom] Solo: Morrison
8. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: Le Beau

Second Set (Megan Astor, frh, alternating for Busic or Strohm)
1. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solo: Miglia
2. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Holman] Solos: Morrison, Donavan
3. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] (Wiester, vocal) no solos
4. Why Don’t You Do Right? [Kansas Joe McCoy; arr. Gary Carney] (McDermitt, vocal) Solo: Miglia
5. Never Let Me Go [Livingston/Evans; arr. Carney] (Murphy, vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. I’m Beginning To See The Light [Ellington/George/Hodges/James; arr. Carney] (Murphy, vocal) no solos
7. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (McDermitt, vocal) no solos
8. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell, Luellen

Third Set
1. People [Styne/Merrill; arr. Don Sebesky] Solos: Morrison, Donavan
2. Lonely Boy [Paul Anka; arr/cond Warren Clark] Solos: Luellen, Quinn
3. In A Sentimental Mood [Ellington; arr. Gary Carney] (Andrew Hartman, gtr) (McDermitt, vocal) no solos
4. New Musical Express [Mary Lou Williams] Solo: White
5. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Monday, September 24, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Ed Morrison, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Zsolt Dvornik 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar
Vocal: Beth Potts 
Trombone, arranger: Mike Treni
Leader, solo trombone Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. It Could Happen To You [Jimmy Van Heusen; arr. Willie Maiden] Solos: Morrison, Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Early Autumn [Ralph Burns] Solos: Vermeulen, Luellen, White
4. Almost Like Being In Love [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Gary Carney] (vocal) no solos 
5. My Funny Valentine [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester?] (vocal) Solos: Morrison, Hamilton
6. All Of Me [Marks/Simons; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (vocal) no solos
7. Begin The Beguine [Cole Porter; arr. Holman] Solos: Morrison, White
8. Indian Summer [Victor Herbert; arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Powell

Second Set (Mike Treni, tbn for Hall)
1. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, White, Schaar
2. Stardust [Hoagy Carmichael; arr. Tommy Newsom] Solo: Morrison
3. Lullaby Of Birdland [Shearing/Weiss; arr/cond/solo tbn Treni] (Hall, tbn) Solos: White, Treni
4. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love with Me [McHugh/Gaskill; arr. Billy May] (vocal) no solos
5. Unforgettable [Irving Gordon; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Just In Time [Styne/Comden/Green; arr. Paul Ferguson] (vocal) no solos
7. Memories Of You [Blake/Razaf; “from the Ted Heath library”] Solos: Morrison, Gimbel
8. Blue Daniel [Holman] (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Wiester

Third Set (Jason Deran, tpt for Powell; Justin Steinhausser, gtr) 
1. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Deran, Miglia, LeBeau
2. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] (Treni, tbn for Hall; Joey Skoch, pno) Solos: Skoch, Burgoyne, Treni
3. The Boy’s Night Out [Treni] (Luellen, Dvornik) Solos: Miglia (soprano sax), Deran
4. Up Your Lazy River [Hoagy Carmichael; arr. Chris Gallaher] Solos: Luellen, Hamilton, LeBeau, Deran
5. Summertime [Gershwin/Heyward; arr. Cone] Solo: Larson

Monday, September 17, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Dan White, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic or Megan Astor
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar or John Suntken
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalist: Natalie Adams

First Set
1. Opus Number One [Sy Oliver; arr. Marty Paich] Solo: Wiester (flugelhorn)
2. Spring Is Here [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Joe Coccia] Solos: White, Powell
3. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell, White, Luellen
4. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Bill Holman] (vocal) no solos
5. Black Coffee [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Powell
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. It’s A Wonderful World [Jan Savitt; arr. Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Powell, Larson 
8. Ana Luiza [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Claus Ogerman] Solos: Wiester, LeBeau
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, White, Schaar

Second Set (Megan Astor, frh alternating with Busic or Strohm the rest of the evening)
1. Sometimes I’m Happy [Jones] Solos: Powell, White
2. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Rhoda Map [Jones] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
4. Night And Day [Cole Porter; arr. Dave Morgan] (vocal) Solo: Hamilton
5. Over The Rainbow [Arlen/Harburg; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: LeBeau
6. Like A Lover [Sergio Mendes; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] (Suntken, dms) Solos: Powell, Burgoyne, Miglia
8. Days Of Wine And Roses [Henry Mancini; arr. Nat Pierce] (Zsolt Dvornik, gtr) 
Solos: Vermeulen, Garretson
9. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland] (Schaar, dms) Solos: Powell, Burgoyne

Third Set (Zack Compston, dms; Jason Deran, tpt for Powell; Paul Brown, gtr) 
1. Dancing Nitely [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Deran, Burgoyne
2. A Warm Breeze [Nestico (newer version)] (Schaar, dms; Quinn, gtr) Solos: Mylius, White, Deran
3. Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] Solo: White

Monday, September 10, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Tim McCord, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Elaine Mylius, John Hall, Jeff Banyots (bass), Sean Maloney (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Steve Schaar or John Suntken
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest
Vocalist: Dick Mackey

First Set
1. Low-Down [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. Sugar Loaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
3. Don’t Push, Don’t Pull, Don’t Shove [Bert Lawrence? arr. Frank Foster?] (vocal) no solos
4. The Comeback [John Chatman (Memphis Slim); arr. Frank Foster] (vocal) Solo: McCord
5. Why Shouldn’t I? [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos 
6. Where Is The Song? [Bob Dorough; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Miglia
7. Alright, OK, You Win [Wyche/Watts; arr. Foster] (vocal) Solos: White, Wiester, Larson 
8. Souse Of The Border [Kennedy/Carr; arr. Billy Byers] (Suntken, dms) Solos: Luellen, Powell, White

Second Set (Schaar, dms)
1. Interloper [Thad Jones] (Grant Jameson, tbn for Hall; Wes Perry, ts for White) Solos: McCord, Luellen
2. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Bill Holman] (Jason Deran, tpt for Powell) Solos: Wiester, Deran
3. Mr. Lucky [Henry Mancini; arr. Bryan Kidd] Solo: Deran
4. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year [Frank Loesser; arr. Dick Cone] (Hall, tbn; White, ts) 
Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] (Suntken, dms) Solos: Douds, Quinn, Deran, White
6. Days Of Wine And Roses [Henry Mancini; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Vermeulen, Garretson
7. Kissing Bug [Strayhorn/Sherrill/ Stewart; arr. Holman] (Schaar, dms) Solos: McCord, Hamilton, Miglia
8. Swing Easy [Dick Cone] Solos: Luellen, McCord, Hall

Third Set (Suntken, dms; Powell, tpt)
1. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, McCord, Suntken
2. Wabash Blues [Ringle/Meinken; arr/cond Warren Clark] Solos: Miglia, Powell, Quinn
3. Summer Of ’42 [Michel Legrand; arr. Broadbent] (Schaar, dms) Solo: McCord
4. Blue Daniel [Frank Rosolino; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Wiester

Monday, September 3, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall, Bill England or Zach Zerkle (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Matt Wagner
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Kingfish [Bill Holman] Solos: Donavan, Powell, LeBeau
2. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Holman] Solo: Larson
3. Niehaus Original [Lennie Niehaus] Solos: Powell, White, Miglia
4. Surfboard [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] (Sean Maloney, tuba) Solo: Larson
5. Angel Eyes [Matt Dennis; arr. Dick Cone] (Phil Winnard, tpt for Garretson) Lead: Winnard Solo: Donavan 
6. Who Dat Up Dere? [Walter Kent; arr/cond Moses Carreker] (Steve Schaar, dms) (vocal: Wiester) 
Solos: Winnard, Donavan
7. I Love You [Cole Porter; arr. Wiester] (Garretson, tpt) Solos: White, Wiester, Larson 
8. The Primrose Path [Holman] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan 

Second Set (Schaar, Maloney)
1. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
2. An Occasional Man [Blane/Martin; arr. Holman] Solos: Miglia (tenor), Luellen
3. So Many Stars [Sergio Mendes; arr. Chas Baker] Solo: White
4. Dearly Befuddled [John Hall] (Wagner, dms) Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Let’s Cool One [Thelonious Monk; arr. David Morgan] Solo: Douds
6. The End Of A Love Affair [Edward C. Redding; arr. Niehaus] (Andrew Hartman, gtr) Solo: Miglia
7. Jeru [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Donavan, Powell, Vermeulen (clarinet), Luellen
8. It Only Happens Every Time [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. The Good Life [Distel/Reardon; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Vermeulen, White, Larson

Third Set (Quinn, Schaar, Maloney)
1. Jazz Wave [Med Flory] Solo: Miglia (tenor)
2. Yuriko [Billy Byers] (Rebecca Watts, pno) Solos: White, Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love [Charles Mingus; arr. Wiester] (Wagner, dms) 
Solos: Vermeulen, Donavan
4. Song for Andrea [Mike Tomaro] (Luellen, pno) Solo: Everhart
5. By My Side [Sammy Nestico] (Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Luellen

Monday, August 27, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Alan Paar, Bob Larson, Dick Garretson
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), David Fletcher, John Hall, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic, and/or Megan Astor 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Rupp
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson
Guest Vocalists: Jimmy Seitzer, Mary Rose Molinaro

First Set
1. Nobody’s Perfect [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Donavan 
2. Sugarloaf Mountain [Alan Broadbent] Solo: Wiester
3. I’m Old Fashioned [MacGregor/Mercer; arr. BGary Carney] Solo: Miglia (clarinet)
4. I’ve Got A Gal In Kalamazoo [Harry Warren; arr. Don Costa] (vocals: Seitzer, Molinaro) 
(Elaine Mylius, tbn for Hall)
5. How High The Moon [Morgan Lewis; arr. Dave Wolpe] (vocal: Molinaro) Solos: Hamilton, Everhart 
6. Oh Look At Me Now [Joe Bushkin; arr. Billy May] (vocal: Seitzer)
7. Evil Eyes [Bill Holman] (Hall, tbn) Solos: Luellen, White, Fletcher, Miglia, Douds
8. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Paar (flugelhorn)
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Rupp
10. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Paar, Miglia, LeBeau

Second Set (Steve Schaar, dms)
1. Repetition [Neal Hefti; arr. Phil Woods] Solos: Larson, Wiester, Donavan
2. Jump for Joe [Gene Roland] (Rupp; Wes Perry ts for White; Jason Deran, tpt for Larson; Rebecca Watts, pno) 
Solos: Miglia, Deran
3. Early Autumn [Ralph Burns] (Luellen, pno) Solos: Vermeulen, Luellen, Donavan
4. Fever [Cooley/Davenport; arr. John Holmes] (vocal: Molinaro) (Mylius for Hall; Larson [Paar out; Deran to 3rd tpt])
5. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square [Sherwin/Maschwitz; arr. ?] (vocal: Seitzer) (John Sunkin, dms)
6. Summertime [Gershwin/Heyward; arr. Wolpe] (vocal: Molinaro) (all subs out) Solo: Gimbel 
7. Bijou [Ralph Burns] Solo: Wiester
8. Satin Doll [Ellington; arr. Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Garretson, Donavan
9. Little Brown Jug [Joseph Winner; arr. Nestico] (Brian Rhodus, dms) Solo: Donavan

Third Set (Rupp, dms)
1. Opus De Funk [Horace Silver; arr. Dick Cone after Nat Pierce] 
Solos: LeBeau, Miglia, Donavan, White, Paar
2. untitled Lennie Niehaus original [Niehaus] Solos: Paar, White, Vermeulen
3. Wabash Blues [Ringle/Meinken; arr/cond Warren Clark] (Schaar, dms) Solos: Miglia, Paar, Quinn
4. Who Dat Up Dere? [Walter Kent; arr/cond Moses Carreker] (vocal: Wiester) Solos: Powell, Donavan
5. A Warm Breeze [Nestico] Solos: Luellen, Fletcher, White, Everhart 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Joe Colburn
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), David Fletcher, Bill Dickson, Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic, and/or Megan Adler (first, second sets only)
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Rupp
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. On Green Dolphin Street [Bronislaw Kaper; arr. Bob Larson] Solos: Powell, White, Luellen
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Moon Dreams [MacGregor/Mercer; arr. Bill Dobbins after Gil Evans] Solo: LeBeau
4. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
5. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau 
6. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Rupp
7. So In Love [Cole Porter; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Steve Schaar, dms) Solos: Miglia, Powell (flugelhorn)
8. Laura [David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence] Solo: Luellen, Powell, Donavan 

Second Set (Rupp, drums)
1. Spring Is Here [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Dick Cone] Solos: Donavan, Powell
2. Days Of Wine And Roses [Henry Mancini; arr. Nat Pierce] (Zack (?), btb for England) 
Solos: Vermeulen, Colburn
3. Dancing Nitely [Holman] (England, btb; Elaine Mylius, 3rd tbn for Dickson) Solos: Powell, White
4. I Thought About You [Jimmy Van Heusen; arr. Larson] Solo: Vermeulen
5. Stella By Starlight [Victor Young; arr. Holman] Solo: Miglia
6. By My Side [Sammy Nestico] (Dickson, tbn) Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Luellen
7. I Remember Acapulco [Hank Marr; arr. Wiester] Solos: Donavan, White, Luellen, Quinn

Third Set (Zack (?), btb)
1. Who’s Sorry Now? [Snyder/Kalmar/Ruby; arr. Nestico] Solo: Wiester
2. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wiester] Vocal: Wiester
3. Christopher Columbus [Berry/Razaf; arr. Bob Mintzer] Solos: Donavan, Powell
4. Roses In December [Jessel/Magidson/Oakland; arr/cond Warren Clark] Solos: Powell, Donavan
5. Orange Colored Sky [DeLugg/Stein; arr/cond Blake Giesting] Solo: LeBeau 
6. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson; arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), White, Luellen

Monday, August 13, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Art Silva (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Rob Parton, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Brian West
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Bob John Hall, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Matt Wagner
Vocals: Barbara Knight 
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Bright Eyes [Bill Holman] Solos: Powell, Donavan
2. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson; arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell, Donavan, Luellen
3. The Queen Bee [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Donavan, Luellen
4. Change Partners [Irving Berlin; arr. Paul Ferguson] (vocal) (Steve Schaar, dms) Solo: Wiester
5. More Than You Know [Youmans/Rose/Eliscu; arr. Kent Engelhardt] (vocal) Solo: Larson (flugelhorn)
6. Teach Me Tonight [DePaul/Cahn; arr. Ferguson] (vocal) no solos
7. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] (Wagner, dms; Tisha Simeral, b) Solos: Luellen, Larson, White
8. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
9. Repetition [Neal Hefti; arr. Phil Woods] (Douds, b) Solos: Larson, Wiester, Powell (flugelhorn)

Second Set (various combinations of Strohm, Busic, or Megan Adler, frhs)
1. Look For The Silver Lining [Kern/DeSylva; arr. Nestico] Solo: Parton
2. An Esthete On Clark Street [Bill Russo] Solos: Hall, Ellis, Hamilton
3. Theme And Variations 2 [Holman] (Brian Coon, 1st alto for Vermeulen) Solo: Douds
4. And The Angels Sing [Young/Mercer; arr. Ferguson] (Leslie, Haldeman) (vocal) no solos
5. Angel Eyes [Matt Dennis; arr. David Morgan] (vocal) Solos: Zilincik, England
6. Cheek To Cheek [Berlin; arr. Ferguson] (vocal) no solos
7. Corcovado [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Wiester] (vocal) (William England, bars) Solos: Donavan, Luellen
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Wagner, dms) Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Leslie
9. New Rhumba [Ahmad Jamal; arr. Dick Cone after Gil Evans] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Third Set (LeBeau, bars)
1. Crazy Rhythm [Meyer/Kahn/Caesar; arr. Cone after Russo] Solo: Wiester
2. Full Moon And Empty Arms [Rachmaninoff/Kaye/Mossman; “from the Les Brown Library”] no solos
3. Walkin’ By The River [Una Mae Carlisle; arr. Joe Coccia] (England, bars) 
Solos: Parton, Donavan, Douds

Monday, August 6, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jim Gallagher (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, Bob Haldeman, Bill England (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Mike Kamper 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Leslie
Guests: Ron Davis (vocals), Dick Wooley (arranger/conductor)
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn); Donavan
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel; arr. Bill Rogers] (Steve Schaar, dms) Solo: Wiester
3. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
4. Autumn Leaves [Kosma/Prévert/Mercer; arr. Wooley] (vocal) (Leslie, dms) no solos
5. Georgia On My Mind [Carmichael/Gorrell; arr. Wooley] (vocal) Solos: Vermeulen, Powell
6. Someone To Watch Over Me [Gershwin/Gershwin; arr. Wooley] (vocal) no solos
7. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] Solo: Gallagher (soprano)
8. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
9. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Leslie

Second Set (Schaar, dms; John Hall, tbn for Haldeman; Bob Hinklin, bars for LeBeau)
1. When You’re Smiling [Shay/Fisher/Goodwin; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell, White
2. Bernie’s Tune [Bernie Miller, arr. Gene Roland] Solos: Douds, Gallagher, Donavan
3. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Bill Holman] (Brian Coon, 1st alto for Vermeulen) Solos: Powell, Luellen
4. Blues In The Night [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wooley] (Leslie, Haldeman) (vocal) no solos
5. My One And Only Love [Wood/Mellin; arr. Wooley] (vocal) Solos: Zilincik, England
6. Nature Boy [eden ahbez; arr. Wooley] (vocal) no solos
7. The Queen Bee [Sammy Nestico] (Vermeulen, LeBeau) Solos: Donavan, Luellen
8. Skylark [Hoagy Carmichael; arr/cond William England] Solos: White, Leslie
9. Amazon River [Dory Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)

Third Set
1. Violets For Your Furs [Tom Adair; arr/cond Warren Clark] Solo: Hamilton
2. A Warm Breeze [Nestico] Solos: Ellis, Donavan, Everhart (flugelhorn), Luellen

Monday, July 23, 2012

Saxes: William England, Jay Miglia (altos);Mark Donavan, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart, Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Bill England (bass), Jeff Banyots (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Leslie
Vocal: Lisa Webster 
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Low-Down [Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
2. Ping Pong [Dick Cone] Solos: LeBeau, Luellen, White
3. An Occasional Man [H. Martin/R. Blane; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Luellen, James, Powell
4. Day By Day [Jerry Herman; arr. Benny Carter] (vocal) (Steve Schaar, dms) no solos
5. Lover Man [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Donavan, Ellis
6. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [Stevie Wonder; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
7. Counter Block [Thad Jones] (Leslie, dms) Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Leslie
8. What’s New? [Bob Haggart/Johnny Burke; arr. Holman] Solos: Burgoyne, Larson, Miglia, Hall

Second Set 
1. When You’re Smiling [Shay/Fisher/Goodwin; arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell, Donavan
2. Indian Summer [Victor Herbert, arr. Wild Bill Davis] Solo: Powell
3. My Favorite Things [Rodgers/Hammerstein; arr. Wiester?] (vocal) (Steve Schaar, dms) Solo: Donavan
4. The Summer Knows [Legrand/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
5. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Arlen/Mercer; arr. Wiester] (vocal) no solos
6. Skylark [Harold Arlen; arr. W. England] (Leslie, dms) Solos: Donavan, Leslie
7. My Old Flame [Johnston/Coslow; arr. Marty Paich] Solos: Donavan, Larson
8. Blue Daniel [Frank Rosolino; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Wiester

Third Set
1. Hungover Square [Al Waslon; arr. Wiester] Solos: Luellen, Ellis, Douds
2. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] (Zack Jones, gtr) Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
3. Strike Out The Band [Herb Phillips] Solos: Donavan, Powell
4. Time After Time [Cahn/Styne; arr. Wiester] Solo: Burgoyne

Monday, July 16, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos), Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart,Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Matt Smith (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Mike Kamper 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Leslie
Leader, solo trombone, vocals: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Half Moon Street [Frank Wess] Solos: Powell, Ellis, Leslie
2. I Remember You [arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Miglia, Everhart
3. Summertime [Gershwin/Heyward; arr. Dick Cone after Gil Evans] Solo: Larson
4. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Moon Dreams [MacGregor/Mercer; arr. Bill Dobbins after Gil Evans] Solo: LeBeau
6. Have You Met Miss Jones? [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Gary Carney] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
7. Swing That Music [Armstrong/Dedrick; arr. Holman] (Wiester, vocal) Solos: Powell, White, Leslie
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Leslie

Second Set 
1. Cheers! [Henry Mancini; arr. Joe Reisman] Solos: Powell (flugelhorn), Donavan
2. All The Things You Are [Jerome Kern, arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
3. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] (Steve Schaar, dms) Solos: Powell, Miglia, LeBeau
4. Waltz For Debby [Bill Evans; arr. Dobbins] (Schaar) Solos: Luellen, Powell (flugelhorn) 
5. Coisa Número Um [Moacir Santos; arr. Ferguson] (Leslie, dms) Solo: Powell
6. It Only Happens Every Time [Thad Jones] no solos
7. Pennies From Heaven [Arthur Johnston/Johnny Burke; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Winnard
8. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Ellis, Donavan, Everhart, Luellen

Third Set
1. Aura [Holman] Solos: Miglia, Powell, Donavan, White
2. Theme And Variations [Holman] no solos
3. Souvenir [Benny Carter] Solos: Vermeulen, Luellen
4. Passarim [Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. Dobbins] Solo: Miglia

Monday, July 9, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Matt James (altos), Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart,Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Dan Egan,Jeff Banyots (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Jim Leslie
Vocal: Lisa Clark 
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
Sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Come Fly With Me [Cahn/Van Heusen; arr. Bill Holman] Solo: Donavan
2. Far Down Below [Bill Holman] Solos: Larson, Luellen, White
3. Willow Tree [Andy Razaf/Fats Waller; arr. Gil Evans] Solos: Luellen, James, Powell
4. Hello, Dolly [Jerry Herman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Wiester
5. Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. On The Sunny Side Of The Street [McHugh/Fields; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Winnard, Ellis, White 
7. Just Plain Meyer [Bob Brookmeyer] Solos: Wiester, Donavan
8. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Leslie
9. Night And Day [Porter; arr. Wiester] (Hall out; Egan, 1st tbn; Elaine Mylius, 3rd tbn) Solos: White, Mylius

Second Set 
1. Jazz Wave [Med Flory; arr. Flory/Wiester] Solos: Quinn, James (ts)
2. Lullaby In Rhythm [Edgar Sampson, arr. Billy May] Solos: Powell, Donavan, Luellen
3. And I Love You So [Don McLean; arr. Thad Jones] Solo: Powell (flugelhorn)
4. I Hear Music [Burton Lane/Frank Loesser; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
5. Black Coffee [Bobby Troup; arr. Holman] (vocal) Solo: Powell
6. Out Of This World [Harold Arlen; arr. Holman] (vocal) no solos
7. Dancing Nitely [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Powell, White
8. Repetition [Neal Hefti] Solos: Larson, Wiester, James, Leslie

Third Set
1. Oaxaca [Dick Cone] Solos: Ellis, Powell
2. Trees [Oscar Rasbach; Warren Clark, arranger/conductor] Solos: Everhart, Donavan
3. Pennies From Heaven [Arthur Johnston/Johnny Burke; arr. Wiester?] (Wiester, vocal) Solo: Winnard
4. The Queen Bee [Sammy Nestico] Solo: Donavan

Monday, July 2nd, 2012  -  NO PERFORMANCE - STORMS KNOCKED OUT POWER!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, William England (altos); 
Mark Donavan, Bryan Olsheski (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart,Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: John Hall (lead), David Fletcher, Bill England, Matt Smith (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: any two of: Scott Strohm, John Busic, Tiffany Damicone, or Megan Adler
Guitar: Aaron Quinn 
Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: Paul Francis
Classical Indian Dancer: Bharati Jayanthi 
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Come Fly With Me [Cahn/Van Heusen; arr. Billy Byers] Solo: Donavan, Luellen
2. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
3. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, Olsheski, Francis
4. Mon Ami Jobim [Paul Ferguson] Solos: Donavan, Powell (flugel)
5. Hi-Fly [Randy Weston; arr. Bob Larson] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. Make Someone Happy [Styne/Comden/Green; arr. Frank Foster] Solos: Vermeulen, Francis
7. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan] (Aditya Jayanthi, gtr) Solos: Powell; W. England, LeBeau
8. introduction and explanation (Wiester; Bharati Jayanthi) 
9. Souse Of The Border [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: A. Jayanthi, B. Jayanthi [wrist and ankle bells]

Second Set (Elaine Mylius, 3rd tbn; A. Jayanthi, gtr)
1. Interloper [Thad Jones] Solos: Donavan, Luellen
2. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, Olsheski, W. England
3. Jazz Wave [Med Flory; arr. Flory/Wiester] (Justin Dickson, 2nd ts) Solos: Jayanthi, W. England (ts)
4. Sail Away [Tom Harrell; arr. Paul McKee] (Wes Perry, 1st ts) 
Solo: Powell (flugel) Flugel lead over saxes: Larson
5. Speak Low [Weill/Nash; arr. Holman] Solos: Powell, Luellen
6. Basie [Ernie Wilkins] (Zack Jones, gtr) Solos: Larson, Perry
7. Rhoda Map [Thad Jones] (Donavan; W. England) Solo: LeBeau
8. So In Love [Cole Porter; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (A. Jayanthi, gtr) Solos: W. England, Powell (flugel)
9. Stompin’ At The Savoy [Edgar Sampson; arr. Holman] 
Solos: Douds, A. Jayanthi, Powell, Olsheski, Francis

Monday, June 18, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, Michael Cox (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart,Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aditya Jayanthi Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jim Luellen 
Drums: John Von Ohlen
Vocal: Rachel Sepulveda
Leader, solo trombone, cowbell: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set
1. Fearless Finlay [Bill Holman] Solos: Powell, Cox, Ellis
2. Dancing In The Dark [Dietz/Schwartz; arr. Holman] Solos: Wiester, Powell
3. Yuriko [Billy Byers] Solos: White, Powell (flugelhorn), Luellen
4. Almost Like Being In Love [Lerner/Loewe; arr. Gary Carney] Solos: Hamilton, Luellen, Miglia
5. So Many Stars [Mendes/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Chas Baker] (vocal) Solo: Donavan
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine [Harold Arlen; arr. Wiester] (vocal)
7. Make Someone Happy [Styne/Comden/Green; arr. Wiester] Solos: Vermeulen, Von Ohlen
8. Opus In Chartreuse [Gene Roland] Solos: Powell, White

Second Set 
1. A Night In Tunisia [Dizzy Gillespie; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: LeBeau
2. Emily [Johnny Mandel, arr. Bill Rogers] Solo: Wiester
3. Counter Block [Thad Jones] Solos: Luellen, White, Von Ohlen
4. Like A Lover [Mendes/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Wiester] (vocal)
5. The Summer Knows [Legrand/Bergman/Bergman; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: Vermeulen
6. Jazz Wave [Med Flory; arr. Flory/Wiester] (vocal) Solos: Jayanthi, Cox (ts)
7. Send One Your Love [Stevie Wonder, arr. Wiester] Solo: LeBeau
8. Evil Eyes [Holman] Solos: Luellen, Douds, White, Ellis, Cox
9. Young Blood [Gerry Mulligan] Solos: Powell, Donavan, Cox

Third Set (Will England, 2nd as for Cox)
1. Blee Blop Blues [A. K. Salim] Solos: Luellen, Donavan, Powell
2. Naima [John Coltrane; arr. Manny Mendelson] (England out, Cox in) Solo: Cox (soprano sax)
3. Too Much [Will England, comp/arr/conductor] Solo: Cox (alto sax)
4. So In Love [Cole Porter; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solos: Cox, Powell (flugelhorn)
5. Night And Day [Porter; arr. Wiester] Solos: White, Hall

Monday, June 11, 2012
 

Saxes:
John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets:
Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart,Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones:
Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall Bill England (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns:
Natalie Adams, John Busic 
Guitar:
Aaron Quinn
Bass: Terry Douds

Piano:
Jim Luellen         
Drums: Jim Rupp

Vocal:
Kelly Crum Delaveris       
Leader, solo trombone, vocal:
Vaughn Wiester

sound, recording:
Tom Johnson  

First Set  
1. Works
[Bill Holman] Solos: Donavan, Quinn
2. The Preacher
[Horace Silver; arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Donavan, White, Ellis, Miglia (clarinet)
3. And I Love You So
[Don McLean; arr. ?] Solo: Powell (flugel)
4. A Night In
Tunisia [Dizzy Gillespie; arr. Lennie Niehaus] Solo: LeBeau
5. Ultra-Sonic High
[Gary Carney] Solos: Hamilton, Luellen, Miglia
6. Laura
[David Raksin; arr. Bob Florence]) Solos: Luellen, Powell, Donavan  

Second Set (Aditya Jayanthi, gtr)  
1. Bijou [Ralph Burns]
Solos: Vermeulen, Wiester 
2. Days Of Wine And Roses
[Mancini/Mercer, arr. Nat Pierce] Solos: Vermeulen, Winnard
3. I Thought About You
[Van Heusen/Mercer; arr. Bob Larson] Solo: Vermeulen
4. Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered [Rodgers/Hart; arr. Wiester]
(vocal) (Jon Lampley, 5th tpt; Beth Collier, 2nd tbn; Will Horner, 3rd tbn) Solo: Donavan
5. So Many Stars
[Sergio Mendes; arr. Wiester] (vocal) Solo: White
6. September Song [Kurt Weill; arr. Wiester]
(vocal) Solo: LeBeau
7. Stompin’ At The
Savoy [Edgar Sampson, arr. Bill Holman] (subs out; Adam DeAscentis, b       Solos: DeAscentis, Quinn, Powell, White  

Third Set (Douds, b; Quinn, gtr)  
1. Rhoda Map
[Thad Jones] Solo: Miglia (soprano sax)
2. Camel Driver
[Phil Wilson] (Miglia out; Kris Keith, alto flute) Solos: Keith, Powell
3. Young At Heart
[Johnny Richards; arr. Blake Giesting] no solos
4. Sonny Boy
[DeSylva/Henderson/Brown; arr. Ralph Burns] Vocal/Solo: Wiester
5.
Old Man River [Gershwin; arr. Jimmy Mundy] Solo: Rupp
6. Counter Block [Thad Jones] White
7. A Warm Breeze
[Sammy Nestico] Solos: Eshelman, Ellis, Burgoyne, Winnard (flugel)

Monday, June 4, 2012
Saxes: John Vermeulen, Jay Miglia (altos);
Dan White, Alex Burgoyne (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Erik Gimbel (lead), Larry Everhart or Ed Morrison,
Jim Powell, Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: Ryan Hamilton (lead), Matt Ellis, John Hall
Matt Smith (bass), Kie Watkins (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn Bass: Terry Douds
Piano: Jon Eshelman Drums: Steve Schaar
Vocal: Tia Harris Roseboro Guest soloist: Ed Morrison (tpt)
Leader, solo trombone: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set (Everhart, 2nd tpt)

1. Opus One [Sy Oliver; arr. Marty Paich] Solos: Eshelman, Wiester
2. It Might As Well Be Swing [Terry Gibbs; arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Larson, Douds
3. People Solos: Morrison, White
4. Bye Bye Blackbird [arr. Thad Jones] (vocal) 
5. Summertime (vocal) Obbligato: White (flute)
6. Too Close For Comfort (vocal) Solo: Miglia
7. Amazon River [Dori Caymmi; arr. Slide Hampton] Solo: Powell (flugel)
8. Begin The Beguine [arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Morrison, White

Second Set (Morrison, 2nd tpt)

1. Take The “A” Train Solos: Eshelman, Powell (flgh), Miglia, Schaar, White (clt)
2. When You’re Smiling [arr. Tom Kubis] Solos: Powell, White
3. It Could Happen To You [arr. Willie Maiden] Solos: Morrison, Powell (muted and open)
4. Surrey With The Fringe On Top (vocal) Solo: Wiester
5. Crush [Roseboro; arr. Wiester] (vocal)
6. Avalon (vocal) 
7. Memories Of You Solos: Morrison, Gimbel
8. Rocker [Gerry Mulligan; arr. Bill Dobbins] Solos: Powell (flgh), Miglia, LeBeau

Third Set 

1. This Way [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Eshelman, Larson, Miglia
2. Stella By Starlight [Young-Washington; arr. Bill Holman] Solo: Miglia
3. A Night In Tunisia [Dizzy Gillespie; arr. Lennie Niehaus] (Kyle Granville, 3rd tpt for Powell) Solo: LeBeau
4. Monk’s Mood [Thelonious Monk; Warren Clark, arr, cond] (Justin Dixon, 2nd ts for Burgoyne; 
David Fletcher, 3rd tbn for Hall) Solo: Eshelman
5. Blues Backstage [Frank Foster] (Burgoyne, 2nd ts) Solos: Eshelman, White, Ellis, Douds
6. A Warm Breeze [Sammy Nestico] Solos: Eshelman, Ellis, Burgoyne, Winnard (flugel)

Monday, May 28, 2012

Saxes: John Vermeulen, William England (altos); Mark Donavan, Dan White (tenors); Bob LeBeau (baritone)
Trumpets: Rob Parton (lead), Ed Morrison, Jim Powell,Bob Larson, Phil Winnard
Trombones: John Hall (lead), Matt Ellis, Elaine Mylius, Matt Smith (bass), Tony Zilincik (tuba)
French horns: Scott Strohm, John Busic 
Guitar: Aaron Quinn
Bass: Terry Douds 
Piano: Jim Luellen
Drums: Steve Schaar 
Leader, solo trombone, vocal: Vaughn Wiester
sound, recording: Tom Johnson

First Set 
1. Begin The Beguine [arr. Wiester] Solo: Wiester
2. Nobody’s Perfect Solos: Luellen, Donavan
3. Young Blood Solos: Powell, White, England
4. People Solos: Morrison, Donavan
5. Sometimes I’m Happy Solos: Powell (flgh), Donavan
6. Kissing Bug Solos: Donavan, Hall, England, Douds
7. Swing That Music (Wiester, vcl) Solos: Powell, White, Schaar
8. Begin The Beguine [arr. Bill Holman] Solos: Morrison, White

Second Set 
1. Jazz Wave Solos: Quinn, England (ts)
2. Airegin (Nelson Foucht, 3rd tbn for Mylius) Solos: Luellen, White, Powell, Schaar, Douds
3. Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year (Mylius; Kyle Granville, 1st tpt) Solo: Donavan
4. Basie! Solos: Luellen, Donavan
5. It Could Happen To You (Parton, 1st tpt) Solos: Morrison, Powell
6. Rocker Solos: Powell (flgh), England, LeBeau
7. Memories Of You Solos: Morrison, Parton
8. Stompin’ At The Savoy Solos: Douds, Quinn, Powell, White

Third Set (Justin Steinhausser, gtr) 
1. Indian Summer Solo: Powell
2. I’m Old Fashioned Solos: England (clarinet), Luellen
3. Blue Lou (Quinn, gtr; Warren Clark, arr, cond) Solos: Powell, Donavan, Luellen, Quinn

(three run-throughs for Tia Harris Roseboro, who’s singing next Monday, 6/4)
4. Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Granville, 3rd tpt for Powell) no solos
5. Too Close For Comfort Solo: England
6. Crush [Roseboro, arr. Wiester] no solos (Wiester, vocal)

7. Nature Boy (Wiester, vcl; Powell; Granville for Morrison) no solos
8. Look for The Silver Lining Solo: Parton

April 2, 2012  

Substitute Musicians Tonight:  
Jon Eshelman on Piano
Jason Deran on Trumpet
Brian  West on Trumpet
John Harner on Trumpet
Kyle Tucker on Electric Guitar
Joel Shonkwiler on Trombone
Dave Haldeman on Trombone  
First Set
“Jazz Wave” by Med Flory.  Solos: Kyle Tucker on Electric Guitar, Jon Eshelman on Piano, and Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone.  “Dancing In The Dark” arranged by Bill Holman. Solos: Vaughn Wiester on Trombone and Jason Deran on Trumpet.  “Send One You Love” arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Featuring Bob LeBeau on Baritone Saxophone.  “Send In The Clowns” arranged by Dave Barduhn for Stan Kenton. Piano solo by Jon Eshelman and Trumpet solo by John Harner.  “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby” arranged by Sammy Nestico.  Featuring the “Trombone Choir” (Kie, Matt, Joel, Dave, and Bill.)  “Coisa Numero Um” written by Moacyr Santos and arranged by Paul Ferguson. Solos: Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone and melody line duet by Kie Watkins on Tuba and Bob LeBeau on Baritone Saxophone.  “Passarim” by Antonio Carlos Jobim and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Featuring Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone.  “U.M.M.G ( Upper Manhattan Medical Center ) by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Al Kiger.  Trumpet solo by Jason Deran.  
Second Set
“Prez Conference” by Bill Holman.  Solos: Jon Eshelman on Piano, Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, & Jason Deran on Trumpet.  “I Love You” by Cole Porter and arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Solos: Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, Vaughn Wiester on Trombone, & Bob Larson on Muted Trumpet.  “Swing Easy” by Dick Cone. Solos: Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, Dave Haldeman on Trombone, & Jon Eshelman on Piano.  Featuring the “Swinging Saxophone Section” (Dan, Mark, John, Jay, & Bob.)  “Gina” by Ralph Burns and arranged by Dick Cone. Tenor Saxophone solo by Mark Donavan.  “Evil Eyes” by Bill Holman. Solos: Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, Matt Ellis on Trombone, Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone, Terry Douds on Bass, & Jon Eshelman on Piano.  Featuring the “Tenor Duets” of Dan White & Mark Donavan.  “Four Flats Looking For A Theme” by Billy Byers for Count Basie.  Featuring Jon Eshelman on Piano.  “Days Of Wine & Roses” arranged by Nat Pierce. Solos: John Vermeulan on Alto Saxophone and Phil Winnard on Trumpet.  Featuring the “Standing Tall Saxophones” (Dan, Mark, John, Jay, & Bob.  “Stompin’ At The Savoy” arranged by Bill Holman for Stan Kenton. Solos: Kyle Tucker on Electric Guitar, Terry Douds on Bass, Jason Deran on Trumpet, & Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone.  
Third Set
 
“Queen Bee” by Sammy Nestico for Count Basie. Solos: Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone and Jon Eshelman on Piano.  “Rhoda Map” by Thad Jones.  Featuring Jay Miglia on Soprano Saxophone.  “The Big Bad Wolf” (?) arranged by Warren Clark. Solos: Phil Winnard on Trumpet and Jon Eshelman on Piano.  “Passarim” by Antonio Carlos Jobim and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Featuring Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone.  “I Remember Acapulco ” by Hank Marr and arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Solos: Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, Kyle Tucker on Electric Guitar, & Jon Eshelman on Piano.

March 26, 2012  

Guest Musicians: Rachel Kelly, Baritone Saxophone. Julia Cline, French Horn  

Sitting In The 1st & 2nd Set:  Beth Collier, Trombone.  Gahanna Lincoln High School .  

First Set: “You Be So Easy To Love” arranged by Gary Carney. Solos: Jim Luellen on Piano, Bob Larson on Trumpet, Matt Ellis on Trombone, Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone, Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, and Steve Scharr on Drums.  “Dancing In The Dark” arranged by Bill Holman. Trombone solo by Vaughn Wiester and Trumpet solo by Jim Powell.  “Stompin’ At The Savoy” arranged by Bill Homan for Stan Kenton.  Solos: Aaron Quinn of Electric Guitar, Jim Powell on Trumpet, Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, Terry Doud on Bass, and Steve Scharr on Drums.  “So In Love” arranged by Lennie Niehaus for Stan Kenton. Solos: Jim Powell on Flugelhorn and Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone. Featuring the “Trombone Choir” (Kei, Matt, Ryan, John, & Bill)  “Struttin’ With Some Barbecue” by Lil Harden Armstrong.   Featuring Kie Watkins on Tuba.  “Ultrasonic High” by Gary Carney. Solos: Ryan Hamilton on Trombone, Jim Luellen on Piano, Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone, and Steve Scharr on Drums.  “The Blues Machine” by Sammy Nestico for Count Basie. Solos: Jay Miglia on Alto Saxophone, Matt Ellis on Trombone, & Jim Luellen on Piano.  Featuring the “Standing Tall Saxophone Section” (Dan, Mark, John, Jay, & Rachel).  “Laura” arranged by Bob Florence. Solos: Jim Luellen on Piano, Jim Powell on Trumpet, Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, & Steve Scharr on Drums.  

Second Set: “Nobody’s Perfect” by Sammy Nestico. Solos: Jim Luellen on Piano and Dan White on Tenor Saxophone and Flute.  “Time After Time” arranged by Vaugh Wiester. Featuring Dan White on Tenor Saxophone.  With Terry Douds on Bass.  “Speak Low” arranged by Bill Holman.  Trumpet solo by Jim Powell.  Featuring Scott Strohm and Julia Cline on French Horn.  “The Primrose Path” by Bill Holman.  Solos: Jim Powell on Flugelhorn and Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone.  “Gina” by Ralph Burns and arranged by Dick Cone. Solo by Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone.  “Nice Work If You Can Get It” arranged by Dick Cone. Trombone solo by Matt Ellis.  “Nature Boy” by eden ahbez (name not capitalized) with lyrics by Nat King Cole.  Vocal Solo by Vaughn Wiester. The song tells a fantasy of a “strange enchanted boy” who wandered very far to learn that the greatest thing was just to love & to be loved in return.   “Waltz For Debbie” by Bill Evans and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Piano solo by Jim Luellen and Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell.  

Third Set: “Springsville” arranged by Gil Evans for Miles Davis. Featuring Jim Powell on Flugelhorn.  “Deep Purple” arranged by Nat Pierce for Woody Herman. Solos: Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, John Vermeulan on Alto Saxophone, Mark Donavan on Tenor Saxophone, and Steve Scharr on Drums.  “Isle of Capri ” arranged by Warren Clark.  Tenor Saxophone solo by Dan White and Trombone solo by Ryan Hamilton.  “Cherry Juice” by Thad Jones.  Solos: Jim Powell on Flugelhorn, Dan White on Tenor Saxophone, Jim Luellen on Piano, and Steve Scharr on Drums.  “And I Love You So” arranged by Thad Jones. Featuring Jim Powell on Flueglehorn.

March 19, 2012

Substitute Musicians:

Matt Adams, Tenor Saxophone - Tony Zilinick, Tuba & Trombone - Colin Lazarski, Electric Guitar  

Guest Vocalist For The Evening:  Barbara Knight  

Sitting In During The Third Set: Kyle Tucker, Electric Guitar  

First Set Selections:    

“Avenue C” by Buck Clayton for the Count Basie Band. Piano solo by Jim Luellen. Trombone solo by John Hall. Tenor Saxophone solo by Matt Adams,.Trumpet solo by Jim Powell. Tenor Saxophone solo by Mark Donavan. y Steve Scharr on Drums.    “Dancing In The Dark” arranged by Bill Holman for the Terry Gibbs Band Band. Trombone solo by Vaughn Wiester and Fluglehorn solo by Jim Powell.    “It’s a Blue World” arranged by Herb Harrison.  Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell. Tuba solo by Tony Zilinick. Tenor Saxophone solo by Mark Donovan. Scott Strohm & John Busic on French Horns.    “Blue Skies” arranged by Gary Carney. Vocalist Barbara Knight with Trombone solo by Vaughn Wiester.    “Midnight Sun” arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Vocalist Barbara Knight.    “Why Don’t You Do Right?” arranged by Gary Carney.  Vocalist Barbara Knight. Bass solo by Terry Douds and Alto Saxophone solo by Jay Miglia.    “It’s A Wonderful World”  arranged by Sammy Nestico. Trumpet solo by Jim Powell. Alto Saxophone solo by John Vermeulan and Piano solo by Jim Luellen.    “Our Day Will Come” by Ruby & The Romantics. Featuring Mark Donovan on Tenor Saxophone.  

Second Set Selections :  

“Rocker” by Gerry Mulligan and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell, Alto Saxophone solo by Jay Miglia, and Bob LeBeau on the Baritone Saxophone.    “My Old Flame” arranged by Marty Paige for Stan Kenton. Trumpet solo by Bob Larson and Tenor Saxophone solo by Mark Donovan.    “Quesa Numeral Om” arranged by Paul Ferguson. Alto Saxophone solo by Jay Miglia with Tony Zilinick on Tuba and Bob LaBeau on Baritone Saxophone.    “Cheek To Cheek” arranged by Paul Ferguson.  Vocalist Barbara Knight with Trumpet solo by Jim Powell.    “Useless Landscape” by Antonio Carlos Jobim and arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Vocalist Barbara Knight with Trombone solo by Ryan Hamilton.    “Honey Suckle Rose” arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Vocalist Barbara Knight with Flute solo by Jay Miglia.    “There Will Never Be Another You” by Harry Warren.  Alto Saxophone solo by Jay Miglia.   
One O’Clock Jump” by Count Basie. Piano solo by Jim Luellen. Tenor Saxophone solo by Mark Donovan. Trumpet Solo by Bob Larson.  

Third Set Selections :  

“A n Occasional Man” arranged by Bill Holman.  Alto Saxophone solo by Jay Miglia, and Piano solo by Jim Luellen.   “It Always Happens Everytime” by Thad Jones and arranged by Vaughn Wiester.  Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell.    “Look For The Silver Lining” by Jerome Kern and arranged by Sammy Nestico. Muted Trumpet solo by Larry Everhart.  Piano solo by Jim Luellen., Scott Strohm & John Busic on French Horns.    “There Are Such Things” by Tommy Dorsey and arranged by Vaughn Wiester. Trombone solo by John Hall and Alto Saxophone solo by John Vermeulan.   "Surboard" by Antonio Carlos Jobim. Muted Trumpet solo by Bob Larson.  “Pennies From Heaven” arrange by Lennie Neihaus. Vocal solo by Vaughn Wiester and Trumpet solo by Phil Winnard. 

March. 5, 2012

Guest Substitute Musicians For The Evening:

  • Will England , Alto Sax

  • Jim Gallagher, Alto Sax

  • Matt Smith, Bass Trombone (playing the Tuba part)

  • Lucas Holmes, Piano

  • Jason Deran, Trumpet

Guest Jazz Band Playing Second Set:

Dominion Middle School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Bruce Carlson. A 22 piece band of 7th & 8th grade jazz musicians.  Columbus City Schools.  

Sitting In During the Third Set:

  • Larry Cook, Bass

  • Wes Perry, Alto Sax

  • Justin Steinhauser, Electric Guitar

First Set Selections  
Opus One
with piano solo by Lucas Holmes & trombone solo by Vaughn Wiester.    Queen Bee by Sammy Nestico - solos by Lucas Holmes on piano and Mark Donovan on tenor saxophone.   I Remember Acapulco by Hank Marr and arranged by Vaughn Wiester, solos: Aaron Quinn on electric guitar, Dan White on tenor saxophone, Lucas Holmes on piano, & Steve Scharr on drums.   Far Down Below by Bill Holman - solos by Bob Larson on trumpet, Lucas Holmes on piano, Dan White on tenor saxophone, & Steve Scharr on drums.   Opus in Chartreuse by Gene Rowland - solos by Jim Powell on trumpet, Dan White on tenor saxophone, & Steve Scharr on drums.

Second Set Selection  ( Dominion Middle School Jazz Ensemble)  

A String of Pearls, Jump Street, Bewitched with vocal solo by Hazel Goodburn and tenor saxophone solo by Grant Hughes, Power Trip with trombone solo by Jacob Dias and trumpet solo by Jimmy Davis, Walking The Blues with alto saxophone solo by Sam Alexander and trumpet solo by Josh Steele, Basic Basie with piano solo by Jamie Bossenbroeck, Dynamite, Aqua De Beber with trombone solo by Ian Tran, Louie, Louie with drum solo by Clayton Peacock, alto saxophone solo by Luke Woodward, and trumpet solo by Jack Staggs, 

Third Set  

Low Down by Thad Jones. Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell, Whisper Not by Benny Goldson.  Solos by Jim Powell on trumpet, Wes Perry on alto saxophone, Lucas Holmes on piano, and Mark Donovan on tenor saxophone, Lullaby In Rhythm arranged by Billy May.  Trumpet solo by Jim Powell, tenor saxophone solo by Mark Donovan, and piano solo by Lucas Holmes, Amazon River arranged by Slide Hampton. Flugelhorn solo by Jim Powell, Surf Board by Antonio Carlos Jobim. Muted trumpet solo by Bob Larson, Rocker by Gerry Mulligan and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Solos: Jim Powell on flugelhorn, Will England on alto saxophone, & Bob LeBeau on baritone saxophone, Para Um Amigo. Alto saxophone solo by Jim Gallagher , Indian Summer arranged by Wild Bill Davis. Trumpet solo by Bob Larson, Night and Day arranged by Gerry Mulligan.  Solos: Scott Strohm on French horn, Bob LeBeau on baritone saxophone, and Jim Powell on trumpet 

Jan. 30, 2012  

First Set

You Got To Try by Sammy Nestico.  Piano solo by Jim Luellen and tenor saxophone solos by Mark Donovan & Dan White.  - It Might As Well Be Swing by Bill Holman.  Trumpet solo by Bob Larson. 
Love Is Here To Stay
arranged by Dick Cone. Trumpet solo by Bill Dixon. - Nature Boy with vocal solo by Vaughn Wiester. - Rhoda Map by Thad Jones. Soprano saxophone solo by Jim Gallagher. 
I’ve Never Been In Love Before
arranged by Lennie Niehaus. Trumpet solo by Bill Dixon. - Intro by Gerry Mulligan written for Stan Kenton.  Trumpet solo by Erik Gimbel. - I Remember Acapulco by Hank Marr and arranged by Vaughn Wiester.  Tenor saxophone solos by Mark Donovan & Dan White, piano solo by Jim Luellen, and electric guitar solo by Aaron Quinn. 

 Second Set  

Nobody Is Perfect by Sammy Nestico.  Tenor saxophone solo Mark Donovan  and piano solo by Jim Luellen. - I Remember You arranged by Bill Holman. Trumpet solo by Larry Everhart, and alto saxophone solo by Jim Gallagher. - I’m Old Fashion arranged by Gary Carney.  Piano solo by Jim Luellen and clarinet solo by Jim Gallagher. - Turn Out The Stars by Bill Evans and arranged by Bill Dobbins for the FJO. Tenor saxophone solo by Mark Donovan. - Yuriko by Billy Byers for Count Basie.  Trumpet solo by Bill Dixon and tenor saxophone solo by Dan White. - Pennies From Heaven arranged by Lennie Niehaus.. Vocal solo by Vaughn Wiester and trumpet solo by Bill Dixon. - No Heat by Bill Holman. Solos by John Hall on trombone, John Vermeulan on alto saxophone, Dan White on tenor saxophone, Bob Larson on trumpet, and Bill Dixon on trumpet.
Send One Your Love
by Stevie Wonder arranged by Vaughn Wiester.  Featured soloist Bob LeBeau on the baritone saxophone. -
Indian Summer arranged by Wild Bill Davis. Alto saxophone solo by John Vermeulan and trumpet solo by Bill Dixon.  

Third Set  
Dancing In The Dark
arranged by Bill Holman.  Trombone solo by Vaughn Wiester and trumpet solo by Bill Dixon. - Fancy Meeting You by Neil Hefti for Count Basie.  Piano solo by Jim Luellen, tenor saxophone solo by Dan White, and trumpet solo by Bill Nixon. - My Man arranged by andconducted by Moses Carreker.  Vocal solo by
Quinn Radziszewski.  - Deep Basie Blues  by Nat Pierce. Piano solo by Jim Luellen. - The Cole Porter Stomp by Bob Florence.  Tenor saxophone solo by Mark Donovan.