Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran

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Profiles of The Band Members

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It's all about the music, which means it's all about the way each band member, whether its the concert band or swing band, adds their sound to the whole. Get to know the band members in these brief profiles, which are posted from time to time as part of the series, Getting to Know the Band.

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August 25, 2016 |

Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, and a Birthday

Happy Birthday, Wayne Shorter, who turns 86 today. From working with Miles Davis and Weather Report to his wealth of compositions, Shorter is considered by many to be a jazz giant.

August 23, 2016 |

New Horizons Jazz Band Play Spring Green Jazz Festival

The New Horizons Jazz Band joins two other bands to play August 25th at the Spring Green Jazz Festival!

August 21, 2016 |

Jazz Band Likes It Straight No Chaser for Next Concert

The Jazz Band is preparing for its gig August 25th in Spring Green with a work up of “Straight No Chaser,” a Monk classic.

August 18, 2016 |

Concert Band Tries on Joseph’s Dreamcoat

Another musical medley makes its way into the New Horizons Concert Band rotation: in this case, music from the hugely popular “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

August 16, 2016 |

Celebrating Bill Evans’ Birthday

One of the most influential jazz pianists ever, today marks the 87th anniversary of BIll Evans’ birth. Celebrate with this live rendition of “Someday My Prince Will Come.”

August 12, 2016 |

Happy Birthday Pat Metheny

Celebrate the birthday of virtuoso jazz guitarist Pat Metheny in this live recording of “Cantaloupe Island.”

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