Big Sound – Big Variety – Big Fun!!

Prime Time Big Band Season Opener: Saturday, Sept. 23

We are back! Join us for big band jazz Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Ironwood by reserving your seat: 403-269-5581.

Our first lineup of fantastic selections include:

YA GOTTA TRY, composed by the amazing Sammy Nestico and features our two superb Tenor players Pat Belliveau and Keith O’Rourke

SANDUNGA, as recorded by Trumpet great Arturo Sandoval on Hot House and features Derek Stoll on Piano, Pat Belliveau on Tenor, Shane Statz on Bari and others

WHISPER NOT, as composed by Benny Golson and is a most beautiful selection as recorded by Maynard Ferguson on Come Blow Your Horn

IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT as recorded by Patrick Williams and features John deWaal on Drums

VILLAGE DANCE as composed by Tom Kubis as recorded by Bill Watrous who was featured with the band a few years ago

STOLEN MOMENTS, a classic as composed by Oliver Nelson

I’M GONNA TELL as composed by Steve Allen and arranged by Tom Kubis and for sure will get the toes tappin’

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL, a great shuffle chart that features Shane Statz on Bari Sax

BLUES AND THE ABSCESSED TOOTH that will rock the house down!

Some of the selections that DEANNE MATLEY will be singing include:

ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET as arranged by Quincy Jones

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FOOL

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT by George and Ira Gershwin

FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE as arranged by Benny Carter, and the thrilling

DAY IN, DAY OUT

Join us for big band jazz Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Ironwood by reserving your seat: 403-269-5581.