The July 21, 2019 program
July 21, 2019 This seventh of 8 concerts in the Summer outdoor season featured Jive for Five. Before the main concert started, the popular area Brass Quintet, Jive for Five, did a pre-concert performance.
Group members include Tim Miller from Humboldt on trumpet; David Swaroff from Dayton on trumpet; Kathy Yoakam from Humboldt on French Horn; Dan Cassady from Twin Lakes on trombone; and Paul Bloomquist from Dayton on tuba.
(Composed by Karl King.)
Former KVFD radio and KQTV television personality Dick Johnson from Great Falls, MT was to return to Fort Dodge to conduct his march composition, Oley Speaks, which he dedicated to a long-time King band member and announcer, the late Duane “Oley” Olson. However, an unfortunate accident when Dick was coming to Fort Dodge detained him in a South Dakota hospital, working now on his recovery . The King Band performed Oley Speaks in memory of Oley Olson.
Next on the evening program was Syphony in B Flat (the finale movement).
The King Band followed by playing The Woodwind Polka.
Jive for Five brass quartet returned to perform with the King Band the piece entitiled Jive for Five, written by Paul Nagle and arranged by Michael Golemo. Also performed was Glenn Miller Selection which was also arranged by Dr. Golemo.
In Assistant Conductor David
Klee’s absence this week,
Al Paulson was the guest-conductor of Ralph Vaughan Williams' Folk Song Suite.
That 1924 three movement suite conducted by Al Paulson included the march
the intermezzo My Bonny Boy, and concludes with the march Folk Songs from Somerset.
Next, Jerrold Jimmerson returned to the podium to lead the band as they performed Wizard of Oz Fantasy.
The final tunes were the galop
Off, composed by Fred Jewell,
and Knightsbridge March by Eric Coates, arranged by .John Cacavas.
This concert closed in the usual way, with the playing of our National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner.
The final program of the 2019
Summer season was on July 28.
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