Sunday Bandstand 14 January 2024

Sunday Bandstand 14 January 2024

Don (Jake) Jacoby was born in Pennsylvania in 1920. He began studying the trumpet at the age of six and a half, taught by his uncle. He was a soloist at the age of nine through to when he finished High School at 16. While in school he was featured on Childrens Hour radio in Philadelphia and New York. Aged 16 he entered music college for three years.

He joined a theatre band in Times Square and later joined the Navy where he was chosen as the Star in uniform and performed with Tommy Dorsey.

After the war he moved to Chicago joining Benny Goodman. Not wanting to leave Chicago he became a soloist with ABC playing shows like Ed Sullivan and worked for NBC and later CBS networks.

He was a Conn Clinician teaching and playing all over North America. After 10 years he formed his own band in Dallas. He also spent time teaching. He died in 1992.

His trumpet trio Carnival Variations is on this week's show played by Derek Garside, Brian Cronshaw and Alan Holmes accompanied by the CWS (Manchester) Band conducted by Alex Mortimer. 

Please note it does say on the music thast this piece has to be played in under two minutes.

Playlist 14 January 2023


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
Liberty Fanfare - John Williams arr. Mark Freeh Desford Colliery Band MD: Frank Renton - 1997  'The Listen to Band Collection - Brass Spectacular' - BBC WME0003-2 - 1997
Tintagel -I mvt King Arthur  2 mvt Elaine 3 mvt Merlin the Magician - Denis Wright Kings of Brass MD: James Scott - 1997  'Down Memory Lane Vol: 2' CD - Kirklees Music: KRCD1029 - 1997 
Bolero - Ravel arr. Chris Wormald Cornet Soloist Lynsey Hayes with the Smithills School Senior Brass Band  MD: Chris Wormald - 1999  'A Matter of Principal - Lynsey Hayes' - CD - SSBSFC CD05 - 
A Swiss Excursion - Darrol Barry  Nationale Jugend Brass Band Der Schweiz (Switzerland) MD:  James Watson - 1995  'Anniversary' CD - Obrasso Recording CD850 - 1995
Billboard March - John Kholr - published 1901 Sun Life Band MD: Roy Newsome - Originally recorded 1979   'Legacy CD3' - CD - Triple CD set  2001
The Magic of Mozart - arr. Darrol Barry Brass Band Willebroek (Belgium) MD: Frans Violet -  2006  'Let's get Loud' - CD - Bernaerts Records BR 2006.034 - 2006
Carnival Variations - Don 'Jake' Jacoby  Cornet Trio Derek Garside, Brian Cronshaw & Alan Holmes with the CWS (Manchester) Band MD: Alex Mortimer - 1962  'Trio Concerto - The Famous CWS (Manchester) Band' - Vinyl -  Fontana – STL5466 - 1968 
Adventures in Brass - Ray Farr Newtown Silver Band MD: Steve Edwards - 2008  'Adventures in Brass' - CD - SB Studios SBS000308 - 2008
King Cotton - John Philip Sousa  Brass Band of Columbus (USA) MD: Dr. Paul Droste - 2000  'Americans We' - CD - BBC - 2000
Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture - Glinka arr. Walter B. Hargreaves Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Band MD: Garry Cutt - 2002     'Grimethorpe in Concert' - CD - Egon Recording SFZ105 - 2002 
Guess, I'll hang my tear out to dry - Sammy Cahn / Jule Styne arr. Chris Wormald  Cornet soloist Lynsey Hayes with the Smithills School Senior Brass Band  MD: Chris Wormald - 1999  'A Matter of Principal - Lynsey Hayes' - CD - SSBSFC CD05 - 
Let There be Light - Steven Ponsford  International Staff Band BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2018  'Pulse' - CD - SP&S CD419 - 2018
Polka Dots - F.L.Buchtel arr. Eric Ball Trombone Soloists Stan Priestley, Terry Hext and Ian Copland with the Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain MD: Eric Ball  OBE -2002  'The Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain Vol.VII' - CD - Kirklees Music KRCD1026 - 2002
Serenade for Trombone - John Golland Trombone Soloist Brett Baker with the Black Dyke Band MD: Professor Nicholas Childs - 2018  'Contrasts' - CD - SP&S DOY CD383 - 2018
Three Blind Mice Fantasy - Shipley Douglas Wingates Temperance Band MD: Hugh Parry - 1966  'The World Famous Wingates Temperance Band' - Vinyl -  Music for Pleasure MFP 1099 - 1966
Maria from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein Vocalist Jason McCann with the Sellers International Band MD: Phillip McCann - 2003  'American Landscapes' - CD - SP&S Recording DOY CD158 - 2003
Summertime - George Gershwin Tenor Horn Soloist Gordon Higginbottom with the Ever Ready Band , Hammonds Sauce Works and Black Dyke Mills MD: Roy Newsome - Durham Cathedral 1982  'Commemoration' - Cassette Polyphonic CPRL 016 - 1982
The Brigands' Orgy from Harold in Italy op 16 - Hector Berlioz arr. Philip Harper Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2015  'Elemental' - CD - Doyen DOYCD359 - 2015
Shine - Barrie Gott Featuring Jonty Zydenbos with the Wellington Citadel Band of the Salvation Army BM: Jim Downey - 2019  'Luminance' - CD - The Salvation Army, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa Territory - 2019
The Call - Erik Leidzen  Household Troops Band BM: Torgny Hanson - 2015  'Following the Flag' - CD - Chandos SP&S 315 - 2015
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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