July 5: "Big Band Night" - Mo Trout, conductor

Big Band Night - "Benny, Tommy and Glenn!"
July 5, 2017
Dr. Mo Trout, Conductor
Alan Girton, Announcer
American Legion March.............................Charles Parker/Rhodes
 
Benny Goodman
Bugle Call Rag..........Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers & Elmer Schoebel

All the Cats Join In........Ray Gilbert, Eddie Sauter & Alec Wilder
Cherresa Lawson, vocal

I’m Always Chasing Rainbows...........Chopin, lyrics J. McCarthy
Gary Wallyn, vocal

Why Don’t You Do Right.......................................................Joe McCoy
Cherresa Lawson, vocal

Sing, Sing, Sing...........................................................Louis Prima

Tommy Dorsey
The Minor Goes Muggin’................................................Sy Oliver

Song of India....................Rimsky-Korsakoff /arr. Tommy Dorsey

Yes Indeed!......................................................................Sy Oliver
Cherresa Lawson & Gary Wallyn

Hucklebuck..............................Alfred & Gibson /arr. Bill Finegan
Gary Wallyn, vocal

Hawaiian War Chant...........Leliohaku, Noble, Freed/arr. Kincaid
 
Glenn Miller
Oh! So Good...................................................................Jerry Gray

Serenade in Blue............................Mack Gordon & Harry Warren
Cherresa Lawson & Gary Wallyn

Long Tall Mama..............................................................Billy May

I Know Why (and so do you).........Mack Gordon & Harry Warren
Cherresa Lawson

American Patrol...........................Frank Meacham/ arr. Jerry Gray
 
Star Spangled Banner.....................................arr. Sousa-Damrosch

Dr. Marion T. “Mo” Trout is an active clinician, adjudicator, trumpet soloist, and guest conductor for jazz bands, concert bands and orchestras throughout the United States. He has conducted numerous All-District, Region and Area jazz bands as well as All-State Jazz Bands in Oklahoma and Indiana. As a Professor of Music and director of the jazz program at Purdue University since 1997, Dr. Trout directs the Purdue Jazz Band, the American Music Repertory Ensemble, the Jazz Lab Band, and the Concert Jazz Band. He also teaches a Jazz Theory Workshop and Jazz History. Under his direction the Purdue Jazz Band has collaborated with numerous jazz artists including Bill Watrous, Bob Mintzer, the New York Voices, Tom Harrell, Allen Vizzutti, Eddie Daniels and Eric Marienthal to name only a few. Dr. Trout’s Purdue bands have toured throughout the US and Europe and performed at such prestigious venues as the University of North Texas Jazz Festival, the Notre Dame Jazz Festival and the Elmhurst Collegiate Jazz Festival garnering numerous band and soloist awards. In three European tours the band has performed at the Montreux, Alpine and North Sea International Jazz Festivals and hosted a study abroad tour to Italy in 2008 and another to Eastern Europe in 2011. Dr. Trout received his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University and both his Master of Music Education degree and Doctor of Musical Arts degree (Trumpet Performance) from the University of North Texas.

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