PROGRAM Wedding Dance, from Symphonic Suite “Hasseneh” Jacques Press (1903-1985) scored for band by Herbert N. Johnson Armenian Dances, Part I (1972), Dedicated to Dr. Harry Begian Alfred Reed (1921-2005) Dance Rhythms for Band Op. 58a (1955) Wallingford Riegger (1885-1961) Tribute Continue Reading
I used to go the Amadillo World Headquarters back when I worked for Texas Instruments. Great place. Great town. Still a vibrant live music scene! You could go in on a Sunday morning and somebody would be playing.
Joe Lullof chatting with fellow saxophonists (and others) before their performance March 7, 2017 at the Lesher Center, in Walnut Creek, California.
Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta” was originally one of Clifton Williams’ five Symphonic Dances, commissioned by the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 1964. In the original suite, each of the five dances represented the spirit Continue Reading
A Little Tango Music, like many of Adam Gorb’s works for band, is centered on dance music. The tango is an urban dance from Argentina, a genre that is believed to have begun during the late 19th century in poor Continue Reading
Dance Rhythms for Band is at once quirky, elegant and playful, not only in its rhythmic patterns but in its orchestration. The rhythms are breezily irregular, more suited to the modern-dance stage than the ballroom floor, but the piece always Continue Reading
In his Armenian Dances, Alfred Reed has captured many of the styles, tempos, and subtleties of the Armenian folk songs and dances. Part I is based on five authentic Armenian folksongs drawn from the vast collection of Gomidas Vartabed (1869-1935). Continue Reading