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Gala Concert Line-up & Set List 20 Jul 2017

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New Orleans Classic Big Band Programme

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2017

compère James Williams

featuring 
David L. Harris Music
Ingrid Lucia
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band
Soul Brass Band

with special guests from
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Executive Producer Oren Krinsky

Music Directors
David L. Harris
Derrick Freeman
Oren Krinsky
Ricardo Pascal
Michael Watson
James Williams

Music Supervisor Emily Fredrickson

Music Advisor Joe Goldberg

Musicians

Trumpet Kevin Louis
Trumpet James Williams
Trumpet Cameron Thomson Duncan
Trumpet Gavin Spowart

Woodwind Ricardo Pascal
Woodwind Michael Butcher
Woodwind James R. Martin
Woodwind David Donnelly
Woodwind Adam MacCloy

Trombone Michael Watson
Trombone David L. Harris
Trombone Miles Lyons

Upright Bass Jasen Weaver
Sousaphone Steven Glenn
Sousaphone Jon Gross

Piano Shea Pierre

Banjo and Guitar Danny Abel
Banjo and Guitar Joseph Faison

Percussion and Drums Derrick Freeman
Percussion and Drums Joshua Jams Marotta
Percussion and Drums Gerald T. Watkins Jr.
Percussion and Drums Aron Lambert

Vocalist James Williams
Vocalist Michael Watson
Vocalist David L Harris
Vocalist Kevin Louis
Vocalist Ingrid Lucia

Act I

1. Up a Lazy River
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
writer Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
vocalist James Williams
arrangement courtesy Louis Armstrong House Museum

2. Jubilee
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
writer Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams
vocalist James Williams
arranger Joe Goldberg

3. Lush Life
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
writer Billy Strayhorn
vocalist Michael Watson
arranger Ricardo Pascal

4. Duke’s Place
Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong
writer Bob Katz, Bob Thiele, Duke Ellington
vocalist James Williams
arranger Ricardo Pascal

5. Bourbon Street Parade
Brass Band Traditional
special feature Soul Brass Band
writer Traditional
arranger Derrick Freeman

6. On the Sunny Side of the Street
Louis Armstrong
special feature New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band
writer Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
vocalist James Williams
arranger James Williams, Miles Lyons, Ricardo Pascal, Joseph Faison

7. Moody’s Mood for Love
James Moody
special feature David L. Harris Music
writer Eddie Jefferson, James Moody
vocalist David L. Harris
arranger David L. Harris

8. Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
writer Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills
instrumentalist David L. Harris
arranger David L. Harris

9. Liza Jane
Brass Band Traditional
writer New Orleans Traditional
vocalist Michael Watson, Kevin Louis
arranger Company

INTERMISSION

Act II

10. Caravan
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
writer Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington
arranger James R. Martin, Derrick Smoker

11. It’s Alright with Me
Ella Fitzgerald
writer Cole Porter
vocalist Ingrid Lucia
arranger Ricardo Pascal

12. Summertime
Billie Holiday, Count Basie and The Orchestra
writer George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
vocalist Ingrid Lucia
arranger Miles Lyons

13. Blueberry Hill
Louis Armstrong with Gordon Jenkins Orchestra
writer Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Al Lewis
vocalist James Williams
arranger Company

14. The Lady is a Tramp
Frank Sinatra with Count Basie and The Orchestra
writer Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
vocalist Michael Watson
arranger Emily Fredrickson

15. Fly Me to the Moon
Frank Sinatra with Count Basie and The Orchestra
writer Bart Howard
vocalist Michael Watson
arranger Quincy Jones

16. Black and Blue
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
writer Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf
vocalist James Williams
arranger James Williams

17. What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
writer Bob Thiele, George David Weiss
vocalist James Williams
arranger Oliver Nelson
arrangement courtesy Louis Armstrong House Museum

Special Thanks
Roger Spence
Fiona Alexander
Agnese Daverio
Ricky Riccardi
Louis Armstrong House Museum
Mailboxes, Etc Rose Street Edinburgh
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Staff & Crew
Festival Theatre
Howie Nicholsby & 21st Century Kilts

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