chicago grandstand big band
Bill Gilardon, director
The MUSIC WE PLAY!
CHICAGO GRANDSTAND BIG BAND has a
library in excess of 1000 tunes. We specialize in all big band styles
ranging from the 1940's to the present,
including many original compositions written and
arranged for CGBB. The following table is a sample listing of the big band hits that have become popular with our dancing and listening fans.
Glen Miller Artie Shaw Stan Kenton Woody Herman Count Basie Duke Ellington Krupa/Goodman In the Mood StarDust Artistry in Rhythm Four Brothers Jumpin at the Woodside Things Ain't What... to Be Sing Sing Sing Little Brown Jug Perfidia Love for Sale Woodchopper's Ball Corner Pocket Rockin and Rhythm Don't Be That Way Pennsylvania 6-5000 Let's Dance Over the Rainbow Early Autumn Moten Swing Satin Doll Stompin at the Savoy American Patrol Begin the Beguine Dynaflow Fried Buzzard Blues in Hoss Flat Prelude to a Kiss --- Moonlight Serenade Clarinet Concerto Stella by Starlight
Apple Honey April in Paris Sophisticated Lady ---
The CGBB also plays music from the Bob Florence, Prez Prado, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Frank Sinatra/Nelson Riddle, and Henry Mancini Orchestras, as well as music arranged specifically for them by Chicago writers including Ken White and Michael Stewart.
For further information contact Bill Gilardon at (708) 386-8790 or e-mail email@example.com
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