Thursday, September 30, 2010

Big Band Christmas CD

The MVE is proud to announce the release of our latest recording - Big Band Christmas!

The CD was recorded live on December 12, 2009 in the Henry Ross Auditorium inside Greendale High School's Reiman Family Arts Center.

The CD features the Midwest Vocal Express singing a number of our favorite Christmas selections, along with special guests Gary Christensen's All-Star SUPERband and Premiere Quartet.

Call 888-240-4426 to order yours

Track Listing

1Songs of Christmas - MVE - Arr. Jim Clancy
2White Christmas - MVE - Arr. Tom Gentry
3We Need A Little Christmas - MVE - Arr. Dave Briner
4Sleighride - All-Star SUPERband - By Leroy Anderson & Mitchell Parish
5Let It Snow - Premiere - Arr. Ann Minihane
6The Man With The Bag - MVE - Arr. Jim Franklin
7Here Comes Santa Claus - All-Star SUPERband - By Gene Autry & Oakley Holdeman
8Toyland - MVE - Arr. Jim Clancy
9Believe - MVE - Arr. Jim Clancy
10Jesus Jesus Rest Your Head - MVE - Arr. Greg Lyne
11Simple Holiday Joys - Premiere - Arr. Russ Foris
12Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - All-Star SUPERband - By John D. Marks
13O Holy Night - MVE - Arr. Jim Clancy
14Mary Did You Know - MVE - Arr. David Wright
15Happy Holidays/Holiday Season - MVE with All-Star SUPERband - Arr. Scott Turnbull

Recently named best big band in Wisconsin, and winner of the 2009 WAMI Award for best swing/big band, the All-Star SUPERband is an acclaimed group of jazz musicians.  Each member of the SUPERband is a soloist who delivers the essence of jazz with improvisation and creative new ideas.

With 60+ years of barbershop experience and seventeen regional gold medals among them, Premiere is the 2009 quartet champion of Region 22 of Sweet Adelines International.  This classy quartet connected with our audience, bringing their unique and entertaining a cappella style.