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Program

"Big Bands to Bolero!" Concert at West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, Saturday 14th June starting at 7:30pm
In aid of St Helena Hospice

Concert Band
1. Copacabana - Barry Manilow arr. R.Saucedo
2. Highlights From Evita - Lloyd-Webber arr. John Moss
3. The Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band arr. Brown
(Soloist : Olly Wood, Narrator : Mervyn Vallance)
4. Neil Diamond In Concert - arr. Bob Lowden

The Sweeting Swing Band
1. St Louis Blues March - W.C. Handy arr. A. Glasscock
2. Mack The Knife - Kurt Weill arr. Dave Wolpe
3. Happy Go Lucky Local - Strayhorn / Ellington arr. Berger
4. Bad Bad Leroy Brown (Vocalist: Dave Healy) - Jim Croce
5. Chicago - Fred Fisher arr. Harry Gold

Interval

The Sweeting Swing Band
1. Intermission Riff - Ray Wetzel arr. Frank Comstock
2. Birdland - Joseph Zawinul arr. L. Kerchner
3. Fields Of Gold - Sting arr. Mike Tomaro
4. Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band arr. Myles Collins
5. Take The A Train - Billy Strayhorn arr. Harpin
6. Two O' Clock Jump - H. James / C. Basie / B. Goodman

Concert Band
1. Luftwaffe March - Ron Goodwin arr. Desmond Walker
2. Bolero - Maurice Ravel arr. Jay Bocook
3. Selections From Mamma Mia - arr. Michael Brown
4. Dixie Patrol - Harold L. Walters
The Queen

APPRECIATION FROM AN AUDIENCE MEMBER
Once again thanks for another brilliant night of great music. It's nice to see the same faces are still with you, particularly the younger musicians. I must admit my leaning towards Hendrix and other guitar heroes. But I cut my teeth on Kenton - Basie - Artie Shaw etc and these are people who you don't forget. Ever.
Good music is, fortunately, still with us, thanks mainly to people, like yourselves, who keep the flag flying, and for that I'm grateful.

Your Copacabana was a great opener, but I feel that the Neil Diamond shirt should have been gashed to the waist - with a medallion. once again, every number was a winner.

I thought the Swing Bands version of 'Birdland', to pick just one, was superb, I closed my eyes and saw Jacko Pastorios up there with them on bass.

Thank you all.

Alan Read