Upcoming Concerts:

Jazzy Valentine

Friday, February 14, 7:00pm
Make Valentine's Day more memorable with Jazzy Valentine: the 20-piece Roy Scott Big Band will play all styles of dance music for your listening and dancing pleasure.

Broadway and Beyond

Sunday, March 22, 3:00pm
Sharon Concert Band will perform an impressive range of musical styles that will include Broadway tunes and symphonic works.

MEMBERS ONLY INFORMATION

Important Dates:

2019-20 Season

2020

Sunday, February 9 @ 2 pm, Norwood High School [RSBB]
          Draft Set List

Friday, February 14 @ 7pm, Lake Pearl - Jazzy Valentine [RSBB]
          Draft Set List

Sunday, March 22 @ 3pm (Victory Church - Sharon, MA) - Spring Broadway Concert [SCB]
SCB seating assignments (pdf)

Sunday, March 29 @TBD (East Weymouth Congregational Church) - Broadway/Waterworks Concert [SCB]

 

Summer 2020 Season

Tuesday, July 14 @ TBD, Walpole [RSBB]

Tuesday July 28 @ TBD, Walpole [SCB]

Wednesday, July 29 @ 7 - 8:30 pm, Mansfield [RSBB]


Performance Locations Map - A Google Map with some of the places that we play/rehearse.

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IMPORTANT - Please notify the appropriate personnel manager if you are unable to participate in a weekly rehearsal or concert performance as soon as possible.

Sharon Concert Band:

— Contact Amy and Kathy @ Personnel@sharonbands.org

Roy Scott Big Band:

— Contact Tom via email or 508-667-3347

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*Music stands

As noted in the Member Handbook, each member will be issued a Manhasset Voyager Music Stand for use at concerts outside of our home location at the Middle School upon payment of the deposit. You may choose to purchase your own but it must be the Voyager stand for consistency of appearance. "WIRE" stands are NOT acceptable. If you have any questions, please see a board member.  

Inclement Weather

As we enter into the winter, we wanted to remind everyone of our inclement weather policy. If the Sharon Public Schools cancel evening activities, we will not rehearse.* We will send out an email as soon as possible in the event that we cancel rehearsal. We also ask that members use their discretion when it comes to snowy rehearsal nights. We understand that not everyone's situation is the same, and that some members may feel less comfortable driving in the snow, or come from different parts of the state. 

*If we are scheduled to rehearse in another district (e.g. Brockton), we will follow their school schedule.

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Member Newsletters

2019

November

October

September - none published

August - none published

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

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No matter what you're looking for at Amazon.com - if you search for and purchase it through this link - your purchase will help The Sharon Bands:

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Social Media Updates

 

Facebook Updates
(anyone with or without a Facebook account may view)

Twitter Updates
(anyone with or without a Twitter account may view)

 

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360 VR Sharon Concert Band performs "Sedona" at the Festival of Bands at Faneuil Hall on June 8, 2019. Be sure to scroll around to see all 360 degrees!

The Sharon Concert Band Performs "Shine" by Julie Giroux at Faneuil Hall, June 8, 2019 as part of the Festival of Bands. Be sure to scroll around to see all 360 degrees!

Refer a friend

Know anyone who may be interested in joining concert band?

We are looking for bassoon, trombone, tuba, mallet/percussion
   

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Member Form

Please submit your member information for our records via this form.  All veteran and new band members must fill out this form. Thank You!

 

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Pay Your Member Dues Online

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Music Lists and Rehearsal Aids

Listening Aids

Just Jazz II

Basie Straight Ahead

Basie arr Nesticao

Classic arrangement-pro version

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2233872

Blue Rondo A La Turk

Brubeck arr. Berg

TIME ISSUES

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2480796

Body and Soul

Classic arr Matt Harris

Tenor I feature

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10513913

The Jazz Police

Gordon Goodwin

Up Tempo, Trumpet Screamer

 

Great solo opportunities - just listen!!!!!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SV1juxVlpic

Oh Soul Mio

Basie arr.Byers

Trombone feature w/ hat

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10999314

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most

arr. K Berg

Trombone Feature

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10011988

Well You Needn’t

Thelonious Monk arr. Kamuf

Tenors trading 2’s and 4’s

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2445625

Cold Duck Time

Ed Harris arr Baylock

Boogaloo Harris classic

Guitar Solo

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10513936

Back ordered (two weeks)

 

 

 

SCB Fall Concert

Seas

Sea Song Fantasy

John Wasson

10280741

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=Sea+Song+Fantasy+Wasson

 

Sea Chanteys

Bill Hoehne

10289473

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=Sea+Chanteys+Hoehne

Rivers

Three Rivers

Jay Bocook

10908405

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=three+rivers

 

O, Waly, Waly

Jay Bocook

10281795

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=O+Waly+Waly

 

River Songs Of The South

Harbinson

10032537

https://www.jwpepper.com/River-Songs-of-the-South/10032537.item#/submit

Lakes

Autumn On White Lake

S. Hazo

10095436

https://www.jwpepper.com/Autumn-on-White-Lake/10095436.item#/

 

Waterfalls

The Falls

R. Galante

10908162

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=waterfall&pageview=list-view&departmentDescriptions=Concert%20Band

Water Music (Macrina Directing)

Handel arr. F. Erickson

Brockton Library – Pepper # 2162063

https://www.jwpepper.com/Water-Music-Suite/2162063.item#/submit

Mvt 1 (Allegro): 0:00 – 2:39

Mvt 2 (Aria): 2:40 – 4:12

Mvt 3 (Air): 4:13 – 6:44

Mvt 4 (Gigue): 6:45 – 7:40

Mvt 5 (Hornpipe): 7:41 – 10:44

Mvt 6 (Coro): 10:44 – 13:11

Rain

As One Listens To The Rain

D. French

10460882

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=as+one+listens+to+the+rain

 

Into The Storm

RW Smith

2399376

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=2399376

Spare

Waterdance

Strommen

2322766

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=2322766

 

 

The Story of Christmas
(told by instrumental carol) - Original Performance Date: Dec. 2017

Veni, Veni (O Come Emmanuel) - Longfield and Davis 4:10
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10097992

O Little Town of Bethlehem - Longfield and Davis 4:00
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10052105
 

The First Noel - Longfield and Davis 4:00
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2478899

Cantique de Noel - Longfield and Davis 5:30
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10376184

Joy To The World - Longfield and Davis 4:00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zX5M9n7vrrg
 

Away In A Manger  - C. Davis 3:30
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2701374
 

Rest (mvt ll from Minnesota Portrait) - Hazo 3:10
Based on God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10051824
 

Go Tell It On The Mountain - Jay Dawson 3:00
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10015991

 

Classic Band and Classic Broadway

Classic Band 

English Folk Song Suite       Ralph Vaughn Williams       11:11

            March: Seventeen Come Sunday       (3:18)

            Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy   ( 3:50)

            March: Folksongs from Somerset      (3:55)

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=149401

 

Third Suite    Robert Jaeger            8:40

            March              2:30

            Waltz              3:20

            Rondo 2:40

            https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=868059

 

The Blue and the Gray         Clare Grundman      9:12

            conductor: Vincent Macrina

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=148056

 

Joy from “Awakening”        Joseph Curiale          3:46

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2481896

 

 

 

Classic BROADWAY

Highlights from Show Boat arr Calvin Custer      8:30

            Cotton Blossom - Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man - Make Believe

            Ol’ Man River - Why Do I Love You - After The Ball

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuSAyDC2BuI - poor quality

 

Show Boat trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK-mxaocmzo

 

Highlights from GIGI          arr C. Paul Herfurth 6:00

            The Night They Invented Champagne - Thank Heaven For Little Girls

            Waltz At Maxim’s - Gigi theme

There is no recording available for this arrangement

 

 

Selections from Chorus Line           arr John Cacavas      8:10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avuv1mzvBXQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbv0wV1ad1k

 

Selections from Phantom Of The Opera    arr Warren Barker   11:30

            Think of Me - Angel of Music - The Phantom of the Opera - All I Ask of You

            The Point of No Return - The Music of the Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bTalNkQvzg

 

BONUS INFO

Not many of you may recall the musical Gigi, and I was unable to find a recording of it on Youtube. So, here are some excerpts and information so that you may enjoy it even more.

Gigi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH8aVaeHqq4

Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor

Winner of 9 Oscars in 1958

 

I remember it well….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPD1PZmIEWM

Charlie Callas Lip-Sync Version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sql5bPp-PY8

Karaoke Version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwfTE8_7GwA

 

Gigi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrNwCaJNQOo

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Roy Scott Big Band Music Lists

RSBB Play Book - As per September 2019 (pdf)

RSBB Red Book - September 6, 2018 (pdf)

RSBB - New Chart Numbers September 2019

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Rehearsal Aids

Scale Warmup (pdf)

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Rehearsal Schedule

See Rehearsals page for the most current information.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to volunteer? One particularly important job role is that of a concert producer

Concerts can be produced by one individual, or multiple members.

Please speak to a Board Member for more details on how you can get more involved.

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Member Handbook

Download a pdf of the latest Member Handbook.

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The Sharon Bands PO Box 176 Sharon, MA 02067 info@sharonbands.org