Rehearsal Schedule

For most rehearsals, the band meets on Tuesday evenings from 7 PM to 9 PM at The Margaret L. Vetter School on Grant Avenue in Eatontown, NJ when school is in session.

Rehearsals for the 2016 fall/winter concert start[ed] in early September and last until the final fall/winter concert. The band takes a hiatus during the winter holiday season, and begins spring rehearsals in January for our final concerts in April and May.

Rehearsals are mostly on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 PM (SHARP - actually about 5 minutes prior) until 9:00 PM - actually about 5 minutes early. Important dates or exceptions are in bold below.

Contact the Band's Executive Secretary for details.

If you are unable to attend a rehearsal or concert, please send e-mail to the bandís e-mail address, at [email protected].

Song Links
All Glory Told JW Peppers Professional Recording
Also Sprach Zarathustra JW Peppers Professional Recording
American Salute JW Peppers Professional Recording
Anthem JW Peppers Professional Recording string orchestra version, but I think it's our arrangement but with different instruments.
Josh Groban - Not our arrangement. For reference to get the feel of the piece.
Armed Forces Pride of America JW Peppers Professional Recording with a chorus too.
Benny Goodman: The King of Swing JW Peppers Professional Recording - There's an anti-theft beep every 15 seconds.
Charlotte Concert Band

Benny Goodman performed a legendary concert at Carnegie Hall on January 16, 1938. Tickets were $0.85 to $2.75. The recording of the concert, once thought lost, became one of the best selling album of all times.

Goodman performed two pieces at Carnegie Hall that are included in our medley. Here are Goodman recordings of all four pieces in our medley including the Carnegie Hall performances:
Let's Dance
Stompin' At The Savoy performed at Carnegie Hall
Stompin' At The Savoy
Moonglow another Goodman recording
Moonglow a live video recording of Goodman and his quartet. I'll stop with Moonglow, because I could go on and on. They are all fantastic.
Sing Sing Sing performed at Carnegie Hall
Sing Sing Sing 1937 recording
Sing Sing Sing performed at Carnegie Hall featured in this short documentary with photos and newsreel footage from the concert. Audience members flanked the band on the stage!

Benny Goodman also played classical music...
WNYC story from 2009 discussing Goodman and classical music
Goodman playing Mozart
Another Mozart
Goodman playing Copland

The Black Mask Carl Fisher Music Recording
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz Pavarotti but not our arrangement. For reference to get the feel of the piece.
Domingo but not our arrangement. For reference to get the feel of the piece.
In The Mood JW Peppers Professional Recording
Instant Concert JW Peppers Professional Recording
Band of the South Australia Police - lots of fun
Korean Brass Quintet
Jersey Boys JW Peppers Professional Recording - Record stops prematurely, assuming for anti-theft measures
Around the Sound Band
Sequim City Band
Hamilton Concert Band
Chaleston Metro Band
Lassus Trombone JW Peppers Professional Recording
Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Band
Bulgarian Navy Band
Lawrence Welk Show - smooth
Magic Kingdom Marching Band at Disneyworld - a jazzy version
Light Cavalry Overture JW Peppers Professional Recording
New World Symphony Excerpts Siglap Concert Band SYF 2005 - Not the best recording, but it our arrangement.
Satchmo A Tribute to Louis Armstrong JW Peppers Professional Recording - There's an anti-theft beep every 15 seconds, and it drops whole sections.
Sarasota Pops Orchestra - an orchestra arrangement of our piece.
Bundang Wind Orchestra
Angely's Symphonic Wind Orchestra
NOTE: Each of these versions is slightly different than how we will perform it. For example, the tempos are slightly different. And more importantly, they all include measures 200 and 201 near the ending, which we are skipping. Use these recordings as reference, but keep in mind that every band interprets it differently.
Stars and Stripes Forever Recording from publisher
West Side Story National Symphonic Winds
Orchestra Version - Group not named, but appears to be a student orchestra in Foxboro.