The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, Iowa

The June 20th Father's Day Tribute was the third Summer Season concert of 2021

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June 20, 2021
      The King Band offered a wide variety of music to appeal to all musical tastes during this special Fatherís Day presentation.   The Conductor of the Karl L. King Municipal Band is Jerrold P. Jimmerson.  The concert began with Aaron Coplandís classic piece, Fanfare for the Common Man.

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The Man of the Hour was a march composed by Henry Fillmore, who was a circus musician as well as a trombone player.

The eveningís overture was Karl King's Omar Khayyam, a 1941 piece that contains sounds of the circus.

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A song celebrating the Summer Solstice was Larry Daehnís As Summer Was Just Beginning,
which commemorates the life and tragic death of James Dean, the famous movie actor and star during the 1950ís.

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 Featured vocalists Roger and Shari Netz from Manson sang two popular songs accompanied by the band.

First was a beautiful love song from the movie Casablanca As Time Goes By.

Next performed was The Prayer from the movie Quest for Camelot.

 Assistant conductor Dan Cassady led the band as they performed two numbers.  The first was King Henry,
which Karl King had dedicated to Henry Fillmore.  The second was Can You Read My Mind? from the movie Superman.

Jerrold Jimmerson returned to lead the band in playing Highlights from The Music Man,
a medley of songs by Iowa's Mason City native Meredith Willson.

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Although the Fox Trot Dull Razor Blues and the King Galop Homestretch were planned,
the change of weather conditions shortened this evening's concert.

The band finished with Karl King's march Samson, which was dedicated to Carl (Tim) Pray.

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The concert closed with the playing of our National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner.

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