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The Navy Band is comprised of some of the finest musicians in the country. Behind the scenes, a talented team of professionals works hard to create music unique to each performing unit. We are pleased to present some of this music to you. Below are some examples from Navy Band ensembles through the many years that they have performed.

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  • Concert Band
  • Sea Chanters
  • Commodores
  • Country Current
  • Cruisers
  • Ceremonial Band
  • Historical Recordings
  • International
    Saxophone Symposium

Concert Band



Anchors Aweigh

Traditional

 

Overtures

Oberon Overture

Carl Maria von Weber, arr. John Gready

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Franz Liszt, arr. von Schmidt-Köthen

Carnival Overture

Antonin Dvorak, arr. Herbert L. Clarke

Finale from Symphony No. 4

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arr. V.F. Safranek

Zampa Overture

Ferdinand Herold, arr. V.F. Safranek

The Italian Girl in Algiers Overture

Gioacchino Rossini, arr. Theo. Moses-Tobani

Il Guarany Overture

A. Carlos Gomez, arr. Herbert L. Clarke

 

Transcriptions

Dream of a Witches Sabbath

Hector Berlioz, trans. Lieutenant Colonel Jack T. Kline

 

Sail Loft Sounds


Original Compositions/Arrangements

Largo al Factotum

Gioacchino Rossini, arranged by Musician 1st Class Samuel W. McClung
performed by Senior Chief Musician Karl M. Hovey

Turning Point

Senior Chief Musician C. Bryan Kidd

Concert Moods for Trumpet

Senior Chief Musician C. Bryan Kidd
performed by Chief Musician John P. Schroeder

Hymn and Hurtle

Chief Musician Carlton A. Lind

Oh, Susanna

arranged by Senior Chief Musician Ralph Martino, Cimarron Music Press

Tre Canzone Italiana

arranged by Master Chief Musician Gerard Ascione

 

World Class Marches

Under the Double Eagle March

Joseph Wagner

Zacatecas March

Genaro Codina, arranged by L.P. Laurendeau

Cançáo do Exército

Teófilo de Magalhães, arranged by F. Salutari and LCDR Maurice Ford

In Storm and Sunshine March

J.C. Heed

Belford's Carnival March

Russell Alexander

March Grandioso

Roland Seitz

Florentiner March

Julius Fucik

 

Premiers

Symphonic Synthesis

David DeBoor Canfield

 

 

 

Sea Chanters


Sea Chanters

 

New Recordings (Web Only)

Gospel Train

Gospel Train

MU1 William F. Edwards, III

 

CD Recordings

Eternal Father

Sea Chanters, a capella

 

Commodores


Commodoores

 

By Sea, By Air, By Land (2013)

Zavo Brulu

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MUC Robert A. Holmes, baritone saxophone, MU1 Jonathan C. Barnes, trumpet

Looking Back

Senior Chief Musician Philip Burlin

MUCS Stephen H. Williams, soprano saxophone, MU1 Timothy D. Stanley, trumpet

La Cosa Latina

Senior Chief Musician Philip Burlin

MUC Leon Alexander, congas, MUC John T. Parsons, drums
MUC Jamie W. Way, trombone, MU1 Jonathan C. Barnes, trumpet

By Sea, By Air, By Land

Musician 1st Class Daniel LaMaestra

MUC Luis Hernandez, tenor saxophone, MU1 Daniel LaMaestra, piano

This Instead

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MUCS Stephen H. Williams, alto saxophone, MU1 Daniel LaMaestra, piano

Elgin's Key

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MUC Robert A. Holmes, soprano saxophone, MUC David G. Malvaso, guitar

Urban Undertow

Senior Chief Musician Philip Burlin

MUCS Philip M. Burlin tenor, saxophone, MUC David G. Malvaso, guitar

Pete's Folly

MU1 Timothy D. Stanley, arr. MUCS Scott Silbert

MUC Luis Hernandez, tenor saxophone, MUC Peter Revell, bass
MU1 Timothy D. Stanley, trumpet

 

Directions (2009)

Directions

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MUC Jamie W. Way, trombone, MU1 Robert A. Holmes, bari sax

Simm Sayin'

MUCS Philip M. Burlin

MU1 Dan LaMaestra, organ; MUC Luis Hernandez, tenor sax

The Escapist

MU1 Dan LaMaestra

MU1 Dan LaMaestra, piano, MU1 Robert A. Holmes, bari sax

We Three

Senior Chief Musician Philip M. Burlin

MUC William C. Mulligan, soprano sax

Woody's You For Two

MUC Stephen H. Williams

MU1 Timothy D. Stanley and MU1 Justin W. Kisor, trumpet

The Search

MUCS Philip M. Burlin

MUCS Philip M. Burlin, tenor sax, MU1 D. Gary Malvaso, guitar MUC John T. Parsons, drums

 

Three Shades of Blue (2005)

Blues for a Change

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MU1 Holmes - baritone saxophone, MUC Way - trombone MU1 Parsons - drums

The Green Umbrella

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MU1 Mulligan - soprano saxophone

Tuning up the Hurricane

Chief Musician Stephen H. Williams

MU1 Hernandez - tenor saxophone, MU1 Malvaso - guitar MU1 Parsons - drums

If The Shoe Fits

Chief Musician Robert A. Holmes

MU1 Perkel - trombone, MU1 Stanley - flugel horn

Revell's Reverie

Musician 1st Class Daniel LaMaestra

MUCS Mattson - acoustic bass, MU1 Mulligan - soprano saxophone MU1 LaMaestra - piano

Cathal Brugha Blues

Chief Musician Stephen H. Williams

MU1 Holmes - baritone saxophone, MU1 Hernandez - tenor saxophone

 

Additional Tunes

Elyeska

Chief Musician Stephen H. Williams


 

 

 

 

 

 


Country Current


Sea Chanters

Heart of Caroline

Master Chief Musician Wayne Taylor, by permission

Havin' a Ball

Master Chief Musician Wayne Taylor, by permission

Sugarland Run

Senior Chief Musician Keith Arneson, by permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Cruisers


Sea Chanters

We Found Love

as performed by Rihanna

Livin' for the City

as performed by Stevie Wonder

Price Tag

as performed by Jesse J. featuring B.o.B.

Signed Sealed Delivered (solos)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ceremonial Band


Sea Chanters

National Anthems and Ceremonial Music

An extensive list of music performed by the Ceremonial Band.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Historical Recordings


Anchors Aweigh 1929

Anchors Aweigh (1929 acetate recording)

under the baton of Lt. Charles Benter.

Tchaikovsky's "Humoresque"

Humoresque (1955 recording by the United States Navy Band Symphony Orchestra)

Peter Tchaikovsky

Fugue 'n Swing by Cmdr. Donald W. Stauffer

Overture to Candide (1964 recording from the album A Musical Salute to You)

Leonard Bernstein

Fugue 'n Swing by Cmdr. Donald W. Stauffer

Fugue 'n Swing (1970 original composition from the Album On Tour)

Cmdr. Donald W. Stauffer

International Saxophone Symposium



Concertos

 

Concerto for Soprano Sax and Wind Ensemble

John Mackey

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts, soprano saxophone

I Prelude 6.     I Prelude
II Felt 7.     II Felt
8.     III Metal
IV Wood 9.     IV Wood
V Finale 10.     V  Finale