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"Winds Across Time"

Music spanning the ages


"Blessed Jazz"

A Jazz Vesper

"Winds Across America"

An American Music Program


"Carry The Cross"

A Lenten Musical Reflection

"A Fusion Feast"

A musical style smorgasbord


"Nine Lessons And  Carols"

A Christmas Classic

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“Baroque Breezes”
    Concerto for Two Brass and Piano - Francesco Manfredini (1680-1748)/Ross
        Allegro - Largo - Allegro       

 “Russian Windscapes”
Suite from “Pictures at an Exhibition” - Modest Moussorgsky (1839-1881)/Kursar
        Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
        The Old Castle
        Baba Yaga
        The Great Gate of Kiev

"American Originals" 
Dos Danzas - Paul. Basler (1963-
   The Banjo - Louis Gottschalk(1829-1869)

 “Classic Airs”
Ave Maria - Giulio Caccini (1545-1618)/Kursar
   Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! (from  “Barber of Seville”) - Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)/Ross


“Original Windpipes”
   Overture from “Water Music” - G.F. Handel (1685-1759)
        (Played on “Original” instruments)

“Scenic Currents”
Pastorale - Eric Ewazen  (1954-   )

“Jazzy Spirits”
 This Little Light of Mine - Hayes/Ross
    Amazing Grace - (Basler (1963-    )
    Precious Lord - Hayes/Ross
    Swing Low/Old Time Religion - Hayes/Ross

“American Crossways”
Gershwin Medley - George Gershwin (1898-1937)/Ross

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“American Influences”
Overture to “Candide” - Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
   Toot Suite – Allegre - Claude Bolling (1930- )

“American Original”
    Always in Spring - Charles Greenberg (1953- )

“American Gazebo”
    Banjo - Louis Gottschalk (1829-1869)
    Root Beer Rag - Billy Joel (1949- )

“Bliss and Blazes”
    Prayer - Carole Bayer Sager (1947- )
    Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! (from  “Barber of Seville”) - Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)/Ross


“Tinted Blue”
    Blue Rondo à la Turk - Dave Brubeck (1920-2012)
    Oblivion - Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

“American Heartland”
    Toot Suite – Rag - Claude Bolling (1930- )
    Gift to Be Simple - Bob Chilcott (1955- )
    Zion’s Walls - Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

“American Spirits”
    Battle of Jericho - M. Hayes/Ross
    Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence - C. Marohnic/Ross
    Ev'ry Time I Feel The Spirit - M. Hayes/Ross

“American Crossroads”
    Gershwin Medley - George Gershwin (1898-1937)Ross
    Salute to George Cohan - George Cohan (1878-1942)Kursar

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Overture to “Candide” - Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

        A combination of crisp and sarcastic styles with soaring melodic material.

First Course   
 "Always in Spring" - Charles Greenberg (1953- )

        An original composition written for the high brass trio in a singing style.

Main Entrée   
 “Toot Suite” - Claude Bolling (1930- )

        Claude Bolling’s definitive crossover music of jazz and classical styles.

Palette Cleanser   
 “Figaro” - (from  “Barber of Seville”) - Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)/Ross

            A humorous tale of why trumpet players hate opera.


An Assortment Plate
“Indiana Variations” - Richard “Dick” Hyman ( 1927-

            Dick Hyman’s set of variations written in different styles of jazz music.

A Glass of Port Wine
“Oblivion” - Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

            A rich tango

Soul Cobbler

    “Redeemed, How I Proclaim It!” - Kirkpatrick/Hayes/Ross
   “Just a Closer Walk with Thee“ - Hayes/Ross
   “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho” - Hayes/Ross

            A set of down home  spirituals.

The Perfect Ending

    "Tribute to Gershwin" - George Gershwin (1898-1937)Ross

            The classic fusion of classical and jazz styles.

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Little Light of Mine

Closer Walk With Thee


Eagles Wings

Ode to Joy (Hymn)


Let Mortal Flesh Keep Silent

Every Time I Feel The Spirit

How Beautiful


Amazing Grace

Precious Lord Hold My Hand

Iv'e come to the Fountain


Old Time Religion

"Nine Lessons And Carols" To Menu

Based on the famous King's College service first performed in 1918 in Cambridge, England.   Our program is similar but with an American Twist.

Royal David’s City

Come Thou Long and Expected Jesus

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

O Come All Ye Faithful

A La Nanita Nana

Hark the Herald Angels Sing On High

O Little Town of Bethlehem

Good Christian All Rejoice

Canon de Noel

Hark the Herald Angels Sing On High

Silent Night

Go Tell it On The Mountain

Joy to the World

"Carrying the Cross" To Menu
A Lenten Musical Reflection

Jesus is Condemned to Die.
Lead Me, Lord - Marohnic/Ross

Jesus Carries His Cross.
The Old Rugged Cross - Hayes/Ross

Jesus Falls the First Time.
I Need Thee Ev’ry Hour - Hayes/Ross

Jesus Meets His Mother.
Ave Maria - Caccini/Kursar

Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross.
Abide with me -  Basler 

A Woman Wipes Jesus' Face.
How Beautiful - Paris/Hayes/Ross

Jesus Falls the Second Time.
People Need the Lord - Hayes/Ross

Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem.
The  Prayer  - Sager/Ross

Jesus Falls the Third Time.
Nobody  Knows  the  Trouble  I’ve  Seen/All Day, All Night  - Hayes/Ross

Jesus is Stripped.
Et misericordia - Bach/Ross

Jesus is Nailed to the Cross.
Were You There - Hassel/Ross 

Jesus Dies on the Cross.
Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence - Marohnic/Ross 

Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross.
My Song is Love Unknown/I Love You Lord - Klein/Hayes/Ross

Jesus is Laid in the Tomb.
On Eagle’s Wings - Jonca/Hayes/Kursar 

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