Sunday Bandstand 7 November 2021

Sunday Bandstand 7 November 2021

William Himes (b. 1949) earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan. For five years he taught instrumental music in the public schools of Flint, Michigan, where he was also lecturer in low brass at the University of Michigan-Flint. Mr. Himes continues to be in demand as conductor, composer, lecturer, clinician, and euphonium soloist, and has appeared throughout the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Jamaica, Argentina, Japan, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1977, Mr. Himes has been music director of The Salvation Army’s Central Territory, which encompasses the 11 midwestern states. In this capacity he is also conductor of the Chicago Staff Band, an internationally recognised ensemble which he has led on successful tours of New Zealand, Chile, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, England, South Korea, and Australia.

We are featuring him with the Chicago Staff Band on this week's show.

Playlist 7 November 2021

Recording Details 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010
Harlequin - Mini Overture - Bruce Broughton Chicago Staff Band (USA) BM: William Himes - 2015   'Illuminate'  - CD - JCTD 128 - 2015
Northern Lights - Philip Wilby  Black Dyke Band MD: Dr Nicholas Childs - 2006  'A Golden Year - Black Dyke Band' - CD - Doyen Recording – DOYCD205 - 2006
Torna a Surriento - Enesto de Curtis arr. Richard Phillips  Cornet Soloist Phillip McCann with the Sellers Engineering Band MD:  Roy Newsome - 1993  'The Worlds Beautiful Melodies Vol: 4 The Golden Cornet of Philip McCann' - Chandos Recording CHANC4521 - 1993
Ghosts, Goblins, Witches & Wizards - Darrol Barry Cory Band MD: Dr Robert Childs - 2011  'The Welsh Heroes' - CD Obrasso Recording CD943 - 2011
L' Arlesienne Suite - Prelude - George Bizet  arr. Wesley Brown Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Carlo Balmeli - 2003  'Pearls' - CD - Tower Music - 2003
An American in Paris - George Gershwin arr. Howard Snell Britannia Building Society Band MD: Howard Snell - 1987  'Band of the Year - 1987 - Britannia Building Society Band' - Grasmere Recording GRCD33 - 1987
I Know Why - Harry Warren arr. Brian Crooks Flugel Soloist Catherine Clegg with the Hepworth Band MD: Norman Law - 1999  'Carnaval' - CD - Wax Digital Audio, Hyde, Cheshire - 1999 - No Number
Anthem of the Free - Dean Goffin  Egon Virtuosi Band BM: James Williams - 1993  'Classic Marches of the Salvation Army' - Cassette - Egon Recording MC101 - 1993  
Symphony No 4 - Finale (Tchaikovsky) - arr. Weston Nicholl Black Dyke Mills Band  MD: James Watson - 1992  'Slavonic Brass' - CD - Polyphonic Recording QPRL 053D - 1992
Serenade - John Heykens West Yorkshire Police Band MD: Barry Thompson - 2001   'Task Force' - CD - Kirklees Recording KRCD 1036 - 2001
Silver Mountain - Goff Richards  Brighouse and Rastrick Band GMD: Goff Richards - 1996  'The Best of Goff Richards' - CD - Obrasso Label CD848 - 1996
Malvern Suite 1) Worcester Cathedral 2) The Wye at Hereford 3) Gloucester Market - Philip Sparke  Polysteel Band MD: Philip Harper - 2008  'The Incredibles' - CD - World of Sound SFZ142 - 2008
Myfanwy - traditonal arr. Karl Jenkins Cory Band and Cantorian Male Voice Choir MD: Dr Robert Childs - 2007  'This Land of Ours' - CD - EMI Classics – 50999 5 09093 2 2 - 2007
Windows of Paris - Tony Osborne (1959) arr. Edrich Siebert  Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD: Jack Atherton - 1969  'Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band – Brass In Contrast' - Vinyl - Polydor / 583 071 - 1969
Bravura - Peter Graham  Euphonium Soloist Derick Kane with the International Staff Band BM: Dr Stephen Cobb  - 2003 (Original Recording Date)  'My Journey - A compilation of solos throughout the years' - CD - SPS 423 CD - 2019
A Swanee Humoresque - Howard Snell Brighouse and Rastrick MD: Allan Withington - 1993  'Aria' - CD - Kirklees - KRCD1012 - 1993
Evergreen (the love theme from A Star is Born)  - Paul Williams and Barbara Streisand arr. Alan Catherall Cornet Soloist Jim Davies with the Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: David Hirst - 1997  'Evergreen' - CD - Gwent Productions - GWPCD 7001-2 - 1997
Witches Sabbath - Hector Berlioz arr: Andrew Duncan Whitburn Band MD: Andrew Duncan - 2004  'Highlights Brass in Concert 2004' - CD - Doyen Recording CD194 - 2004
ORB - March - Charles Anderson   Fountain City Brass Band MD Dr. Joseph Parisi - 2011  'Fountain City Brass Band – Celebration' - CD - Doyen Recording  DOY CD282 - 2011
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010

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