MJB: Third Place Commons Swing Dance

Okay, I’ve finalized the Microsoft Jazz Band set list for the Third Place Commons the last Saturday in January 2011. I know, I know,… It only took me two months. Bruce Gallagher will be on lead tenor and Ray Guyll will be our director. Ray will also be doing some clarinet solos. Shaz will be singing too.


Set One: Set two:
· Sing, Sing, Sing (Ray on clarinet)· Tuxedo Junction

· Stomping at the Savoy

· Satin Doll

· Blue Skies ~ vocal

· Too Close for Comfort ~ vocal

· Take the A Train

· A Beautiful Friendship

· Woodchopper’s Ball

· Girl from Ipanema ~ vocal

· Corcovado (Bruce on tenor)

· Begin the Beguine (Ray on clarinet)

· Jersey Bounce

· 720 in the Books· Brown Baggin It

· Do Nothing ~ vocal

· Orange Skies ~ vocal

· Eager Beaver

· Hawaiian War Chant

· Jump, Jive and Wail

· Teach Me Tonight ~ vocal

· Makin’ Whoopie ~ vocal

· Come Out Swinging

· Moonlight Serenade (Ray on clarinet)

· Switch in Time

· Two O’clock Jump

imageNow to button down the player list. So far 2/3rds of the band is signed up. We might need a sub on lead alto. Yikes!

Fortunately the East Side Swing Cats led by the sexy and talented dancers Alison and  Chris will be there. We luv these guys to pieces and will also be performing in February at their annual Valentine’s Day Dance in Bellevue.

About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Seattle Solid GOLD Big Band (formerly the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra) a GOLD sax quartet, and enjoy time with family and friends.
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1 Response to MJB: Third Place Commons Swing Dance

  1. Pingback: Clarinet Solo Stretch Goal: Stompin’ at the Savoy | The Bis Key Chronicles

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