Sunday Bandstand 16 January 2022

Sunday Bandstand 16 January 2022

David Mann (October 3, 1916 — March 1, 2002), also known as David Freedman, was an American songwriter of popular songs. His best-known songs are 'There! I've Said It Again' (1945), popularised first by Vaughn Monroe and later by Bobby Vinton, 'No Moon at All' (1947), recorded by Robert Goulet in (1963) and 'In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning' (1955), recorded most notably by Frank Sinatra, but covered by many other artists over the decades.

One of Mann's hits 'There I've Said it Again'—the Bobby Vinton version of 1963—was the last number one in the United States before the British Invasion. It was knocked off the top spot by The Beatles' song 'I Want to Hold Your Hand'. Thereafter, his song writing career came to and end and for the next 32 years  he was a journalist until his death.

His most enduring composition was ‘In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning’, written with Bob Hilliard. The song has over 500 cover versions to its credit, over 100 available today on iTunes. The song enjoys wide acclaim, and the Sinatra album has been considered the first 'concept album'. We are featuring this song which is now a popular trombone solo and has been both played at concerts and recorded many times.  

David Mann died in March 2002 from complications due to pneumonia and kidney failure.

Playlist 16 January 2022

Recording Details 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010
The Lancing Legionnaires March - Maurice Ozanne Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Phillip McCann - 2009  'A Festival of Music' - CD - mf Musikverlag Frank 13035 - 2009
Concertino for Brass Band - 3mvts - Kenneth Downie  Black Dyke Band MD: Dr Nicholas Childs - 2009  'Within Blue Empires - CD - Doyen Recording DOY 269 - 2009
Concerto  de Aranquez from Brassed Off - Joaquin Rodrigo arr. Kevin Bolton Flugel Soloist Jens Lindermann (Canada) with the Canadian Staff Band BM: John Lam - 2004  'Rising Sun' - CD - Marquis Recording - 2011 
Spring Waltz from the Seasons - Philip Wilby Fairey Band MD: Simon Stonehouse - 2009  'Fairey Band in Concert' - CD - Doyen Recording  DOYCD224 - 2009
America (West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein arr. Alan Fernie Brass Band Buizingen (Belgium) MD: Luc Vertommen - 2004  'Ad Optimum' - CD - Mirasound Amersfort Netherlands STEMRA 88470-2 - 2004
Euphonium Fantasia - Stephen Bulla Euphonium Soloist Derick Kane with the International Staff Band BM: Stephen Cobb - 2004  'Jubilee' - CD - SP&S CD180 - 2004
Flight of the Tees - Gordon Langford arr. Kevin Lamb Ever Ready Band MD: Stuart Sterling - 1991  'Early One Morning' - CD - Bandlerader Recording BNA 5056 - 1991
18th Variation on a Theme of Paganini - Rachmaninov arr. Howard Snell Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Allan Withington  - 1994  'Master Brass Vol 5 - 1994 All England Championships Highlights'- CD - Polyphonic Recordings QPRL 067D - 1994 
Overture from Colas Breugnon - Dmitri Kabalevsky arr. Malcolm Bennett Co-operative Funeral Care Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Master Brass Vol. 21 - 2010 All England Championships Highlights'- CD - Polyphonic Recording QPRL 233D - 2010
Keystone Kops - Carl  Davis arr. Philip Littlemore Leyland Band MD: Garry Cutt - 2003  'Master Brass Vol. 14 - 2003 All England Championships Highlights- CD - Polyphonic Recording QPRL 218D - 2003
Tone Poem Othello - Drake Rimmer Wingates Temperance Band MD: Denis Smith - 1970  'Brass from Wingates' - Vinyl - Pye Records ‎– GSGL.10461 - 1970
Ballade - John Golland  Cornet Soloist Hans Gansch with the Brass Band Froschl Hall (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2006  'Brass Band Froschl Hall In Concert' - CD - 2006
Four Scottish Dances - Malcolm Arnold arr. Ray Farr Ila Brass Band (Norway) MD: Ray Farr - 1997  'Ila Brass Band Meets Ray Farr' - CD - IBB - 1991
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning -  David Mann Trombone Soloist Rupert Trippet with the Sellers International MD: Philip McCann -2002  'Celtic Connections' - CD - SB15 - 2002
Polka Dots - F.L.Buchtel arr. Eric Ball Trombone Soloists Stan Priestley, Terry Hext and Ian Copland with the Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain MD: Eric Ball  OBE -2002  'The Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain Vol.VII' - CD - Kirklees Music KRCD1026 - 2002
Fusion - Hendrik de Boer Brass Band de Waldsang MD: Rieks van der Velde- 2017  'Lake Music Publications Recordings' - Download from the owner of the recoding company  - 2017
Dreamsong - Philip Sparke Euphonium Soloist Glyn Williams with the Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2017  'Destination Moon' - CD - De Haske Recordings DHR 03-065-3 - 2017
Amazing Grace -Traditional - arr. William Himes  Brass Band of Battle Creek (USA) MD: Kenneth Bloomquist - 1994  'Sing, Sing, Sing' -CD - BBBC - 1994 
Bonds of friendship - Jamie Texidor arr. Aubrey Winter Williams Fairey Band MD: James Gourlay - 1997  'Spanish Impressions' - CD - Chandos Brass CHAN 4544 - 1997
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010

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