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How times flies — basketball season is back. The National Basketball Association began play yesterday, with college basketball to follow shortly. But, for the season opener (Oct. 123 more words


Stardust - Louis Armstrong

This wonderful recording of Hoagy Carmichael’s great song Stardust was made in 1931 by Louis Armstrong with his big band. After the heights that Armstrong reached in the 1920s, starting with King Oliver and then with the Hot Fives and Hot Sevens, some jazz critics maintain that the 1930s were a comparative wilderness. 31 more words


2017 Summer Concert #7

On August 20, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the seventh concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The band will be joined by the… 171 more words

Community Band

On the Day When You Are Too Busy

            for all the busy people



that’s when I hope you remember

the skylark, not so much the bird,

though that, too—how it sings

even while being chased by hunters, 138 more words

"Traveling with a big band is like being an inmate in a traveling zoo."

“Traveling with a big band is like being an inmate in a traveling zoo.”

— Hoagy Carmichael, composer, singer, songwriter, actor

Hoagy Carmichael sings Am I Blue…

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To Have and Have Not

Walter Brennan. Lauren Bacall and Hoagy Carmichael on the set of To Have and Have Not (1944).

Lauren Bacall