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'Swing' in to the next free City Band concert
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MONROE - The Monroe City Band will present its next free public concert, Swing Under the Stars, a program of big band music, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 13, in the Twining Park bandshell.The program begins with the "Star Spangled Banner," followed by "That's a Plenty," arranged by John Edmondson; "Salute to the Duke," a medley arranged by Michael Sweeney; "Satchmo, a tribute to Louis Armstrong," a medley arranged by Ted Ricketts; "Big Band Signatures," a medley arranged by John Higgins; and "Harlem Nocturne," by Earle Hagen.Also, "New York: 1927" by Warren Barker; "Orange Colored Sky," words and music by Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein, arranged by Roger Holmes; "Reflective Mood," by Sammy Nestico; and "Someone to Watch Over Me," music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, arranged by Warren Barker. Guest soloists are Bill Petersen, trombone; Doug Terhune, alto sax; Judy Knudtson, vocal; and Gary Beal, drums. Announcer will be Bill Petersen.