What's hot on the bandstand?

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  1. WorldofBrass.com

    WorldofBrass.com Active Member

    In British Bandsman issue 5831 (19th July 2014) editor Kenneth Crookston identified the biggest sellers on the market this summer in an article called "What's hot on the bandstand?".

    If you didn't see the article, here's the top 20, in reverse order!

    20. Spirit of Celebration (Kenneth Downie)
    19. Amparito Roca (Jamie Texidor arr. Ray Woodfield)
    18. Mah Na, Mah Na (Jim Henson arr. Stefan Schwalgin)
    17. How Deep is Your Love (Bee Gees arr. Ivar Torskangerpol)
    16. All Night Long (Lionel Ritche arr. Thijs Oud)
    15. Moon River (Johnny Mercer arr. Michael Brown)
    14. Lament from Stabat Mater (Karl Jenkins arr. Robert Childs and Andrew Wainwright)
    13. Mack the Knife (Kurt Weill arr. Goff Richards)
    12. Lightwalk (Barrie Gott)
    11. Circusdom (Frederick Jewell arr. Bert Van Thienen)
    10. I Got Rhythm (George and Ira Gershwin arr. Ivar Torskangerpol)
    9. Hawaii Five-O (Morton Stevens arr. Peter Ratnik)
    8. Gonna Fly Now (Bill Conti arr. Lorenzon Bocci)
    7. Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse arr. Stefan Schwalgin)
    6. It's Not Unusual (Gordon Mills arr. Stefan Schwalgin)
    5. Highlights from Grease (Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs arr. Alan Fernie)
    4. Walking on Sunshine (Kimberley Rew arr. Stefan Schwalgin)
    3. Breezin' Down Broadway (arr. Goff Richards)
    2. Skyfall (Paul Epworth arr. Philip Sparke)
    1. Happy (Pharrell Williams arr. Michael Brown)

    That's our top 20 but we'd really like to know what's going down well with your audiences this summer.

    Reply here or post to our Twitter account (https://twitter.com/WorldOfBrass) using hash tag ‪#‎whatshotonthebandstand‬

    We look forward to hearing from you!
  2. gluestick

    gluestick Member

    My Band will be tomorrow!
  3. MRSH

    MRSH Supporting Member

    Are there sound samples for any of these?
  4. WorldofBrass.com

    WorldofBrass.com Active Member

    20. Spirit of Celebration; http://bit.ly/1kdQzdN
    19. Amparito Roca; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/flyin-to-the-skies/id762415904
    18. Mah Na, Mah Na; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/1216-05-030 M.mp3
    17. How Deep is Your Love; unfortunately not a brass band sound sample; http://bit.ly/1kXShdZ
    16. All Night Long; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/1570-08-030 S.mp3
    15. Moon River; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/HL44011879.mp3
    14. Lament from Stabat Mater; http://bit.ly/1uiByeY
    13. Mack the Knife; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-golden-swing-of-black-dyke/id659444407
    12. Lightwalk; http://bit.ly/1qCkAqf
    11. Circusdom; http://bit.ly/1nkvLAG
    10. I Got Rhythm; unfortunately not a brass band sound sample; http://bit.ly/1nXuGtX
    9. Hawaii Five-O; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/black-dyke-plays-greatest/id875828288
    8. Gonna Fly Now; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/DHP 1012951-030.mp3
    7. Feeling Good; https://itunes.apple.com/mz/album/fire/id509484909
    6. It's Not Unusual; https://itunes.apple.com/mz/album/fire/id509484909
    5. Highlights from Grease; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/great-film-heroes-music-inspired/id875899878
    4. Walking on Sunshine; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/1688-09-030 M.mp3
    3. Breezin' Down Broadway; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-glory-of-cory/id762183462
    2. Skyfall; http://www.dehaske.com/imgupload/HL44011848.mp3
    1. Happy; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/into-sky-cory-band-philip/id901786795

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