Alumni jazz band entertained July 4 in Elk River

  • The Red, White and Blue Elk River Alumni Jazz Band and vocalists, mostly 2011 graduates, performed 13 numbers at the July 4 celebration at Lions Park. Following are the songs performed and soloists. Director was John Rosner.
  • Moondance – Nick Griffiths trumpet solo, Kayla Kohanek flute solo
  • Blue Skies – Ethan Sass piano and trumpet solo
  • Superstition –  Tyler Babneau alto solo, Tim Peterson trumpet solo, Nick Griffiths guitar solo
  • Georgia – Jordon Gryzbowski vocals, Jordan Kennedy tenor sax solo
  • Feetbone – Piano feature throughout
  • Filthy McNasty – trio of  Sass, sax trumpet; Ben Alfveby, trombone;  Babneau, alto sax
  • Come Fly With Me – Gryzbowki vocals, Babneau alto sax solo,  Peterson trumpet solo)
  • Manteca – Kennedy tenor sax solo, piano solo intro
  • Lil’ Darlin – Griffiths trumpet solo
  • Save the last dance – Gryzbowski vocals
  • Things Ain’t What They Used To Be – Brandon Smith vibes solo
  • In The Mood – Kennedy tenor solo trading with Babneau alto solo
  • America, The Beautiful – Babneau alto solo, Gryzbowski vocals


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