Millikin-Decatur Symphony’s Big Band Show

July 05, 2013

Roger presents the Millikin-Decatur Symphony, conducted by Michael Luxner, performing their "Big Band Show!" Keep reading for the program.


Dorsey/ Ridenour: Opus One
Barroso/Ridenour: Brazil
Ellington/Ridenour: Take the “A” Train
Carmichael/McCargar: Skylark

Andrew Evangelista, vocal

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Hawkins/Johnson/ Hanson: Tuxedo Junction
Cara Frank, vocal

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Confrey/ Ridenour: Dizzy Fingers
Basie/ Ridenour: One O’ Clock Jump
Carmichael/ Hanson: Stardust

Jessica Golden, vocal

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Miller/ Ridenour: In the Mood

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Shaw/ Hanson: Begin the Beguine
Calloway/ Mills/ Ridenour: Minnie the Moocher

Philip Armstrong, vocal

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Miller/ Ridenour: Pennsylvania 6-5000
Chopin/ Ridenour: Minute Waltz
Ellington/ McCargar: It Don’t Mean a Thing

Alexandra Manfredo, vocal

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Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Encore:
Prima/Hanson: Sing, Sing, Sing!


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