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The United States Army Field Band

On Arranging - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Sammy discusses his processes for arranging, his desire to stay current and relevant to the twenty-first century, and the sound that runs through all of his writing- ...

"Cell Talk" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Originally entitled “The Number You Have Reached Has Been Disconnected. If You Think This Is An Error, Hang Up and Dial Again,” Sammy decided the title ...

The Star-Spangled Banner- Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus

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The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus performs "The Star Spangled Banner", our nation's National Anthem.Lyrics by Francis Scott Key; Music ...

Postman Jerry - Six-String Soldiers

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Written by bassist Sgt. First Class Glenn Robertson as a tribute to his father, Postman Jerry honors all of the men and women that worked hard their whole lives ...

Battle Hymn of the Republic

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The United States Army Field Band performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic". Lyrics by Julia Ward Howe; Music by William Steffe; Setting by Peter J. Wilhousky ...

"Softly from my Window" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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This chart is a flugelhorn feature, and begins in a bossa nova feel. To prevent the air of predictability, Sammy changed the end of the song to a waltz feel. “I don't ...

"Shirley" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Written as a dedication to Sammy's wife Shirley, this arrangement is a return to Sammy's roots of writing in the style of Count Basie. The simple, swinging melody ...

" 'Round Midnight" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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This is Sammy's version of the Thelonius Monk classic, Round Midnight. Trumpeter Miles Davis was famous for his version, and Sammy also uses it to feature ...

"Dimensions in Blue" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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This chart was originally written as the theme song for a television show entitled "Super Big Band". While the show wasn't picked up, this chart displays Sammy's ...

"Moonlight on the Ganges" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Influenced by vocal renditions by Frank Sinatra and Sarah Vaughan, Sammy wrote his arrangement of “Moonlight on the Ganges” to introduce it to a new ...

"Frankie & Johnny" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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This arrangement has the classic Sammy Nestico shuffle feel. “I think every tune should have a shuffle. Everyone loves a shuffle, even hip hop people!” The chart ...

My Country, 'Tis of Thee- Soldiers' Chorus

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The United States Army Field Band performs "My Country, 'Tis of Thee". Arranged by Colonel Jim Keene. Led by First Lieutenant Alexandra Borza. Lyrics My ...

The Army Goes Rolling Along - Official

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The United States Army Field Band performs "The Army Goes Rolling Along", The Official Song of The United States Army. Arranged by SGM (ret.) Paul Murtha.

"Toni" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Toni” was written as a dedication to Toni Tennille of the group The Captain and Tennille, who Nestico remembers as one of the nicest people he ever worked ...

"Tippin’ In" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Sammy's arrangement of this Erskine Hawkins composition features the band in a gospel setting. After hearing a version of this tune by the great organist Shirley ...

On Education - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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Sammy Nestico's legacy at the forefront of jazz education is discussed here, while also shedding light on some of the memories that various members of the Jazz ...

Can't Find My Way Home - Six-String Soldiers

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Can't Find My Way Home”, written by Steve Winwood as a member of Blind Faith, has become a favorite of live Six-String Soldiers audiences. We dedicate our ...

Six-String Soldiers: Making the Album - "I've Been There"

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Get a behind the scenes look at the making of the Six-String Soldiers' debut album "I've Been There". Thank you to all of our fans for you support and giving us ...

Collaboration - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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The collaboration between Sammy Nestico and the Jazz Ambassadors is discussed here, including how this project came to be, and why Sammy Nestico chose ...

"I'll Follow my Secret Heart" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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A piano feature, this waltz is another classic that Sammy wanted to re-introduce to young musicians. “I remember back when I played trombone, I loved to play ...

"Close Enough for Love" - Sammy Nestico: The Soldier Sessions

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For an alto saxophone feature, Sammy chose Johnny Mandel's “Close Enough For Love.” “The melody of this tune is so pretty,” writes Sammy, “I knew it was ...