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Memorable Melodies from the Great American Songbook

Frank Renton features some of the classic melodies from the great American songbook including Mack and Mabel, Summertime, Autumn Leaves and a stunning live performance of The Trolley Song.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Irving Berlin

    There's No Business Like Show Business

    Performer: Lexington Brass Band. Music Arranger: Richards. Conductor: Ronald Holz.
    • Master Brass (Volume Eleven).
    • POLYPHONIC.
    • 2.
  • Herman

    Mack And Mabel Overture

    Performer: Tredegar Town Band. Music Arranger: Keith Wilkinson. Conductor: Nigel Weeks.
    • Playing For Wales!.
    • SAIN.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Summertime

    Performer: Peter Roberts. Performer: Yorkshire Building Society Band. Music Arranger: Perry Heyward. Conductor: David King.
    • Legend.
    • EGON.
    • 13.
  • Irving Berlin

    Let's Face The Music

    Performer: Williams Fairey Band. Music Arranger: Richards. Conductor: Brian Hurdley.
    • Tour Of Sweden.
    • Aberg MusicMaker.
    • 1.
  • Kosma

    Autumn Leaves

    Performer: John Barber. Performer: Foden’s Band. Music Arranger: Bill Geldard. Conductor: Michael Fowler.
    • Barber.
    • DOYEN.
    • 8.
  • Brass Band Of Central Florida & Chris Dolske

    The Trolley Song

    • Omnium Gatherum.
    • DOYEN.

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