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Jazz concert: Swingin' Christmas at Augustana

Augustana's Jazz Ensemble and Combos will perform their second annual "Swingin' Christmas at Augustana" with a variety of holiday favorites, including "Sleigh Ride" (as performed by The Glenn Miller Orchestra), "Winter Wonderland" (as sung by Ella Fitzgerald) and "Jingle Bells" (as performed by The Count Basie Orchestra).

The Augustana Jazz Ensemble also will play three movements of the famous “Ellington Nutcracker” — Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.


"Sleigh Ride" by Leroy Anderson, arranged by John LaBarbera

"God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," arranged by Rich DeRosa

"Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" by Martin/Blane, arranged by Alan Baylock

"Winter Wonderland," arranged by Frank DeVol

"The Nutcracker Suite Movement I (Overture) by Tchaikovsky,arranged by Ellington/Strayhorn

"The Nutcracker Suite Movement  IV (Sugar Rum Cherry) by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington/Strayhorn

"The Nutcracker Suite Movement VII (Dance of the Floreadores) by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington/Strayhorn

"What Are You Doing New Years Eve?", arranged by Jon Harpin

"Go Tell it on the Mountain," arranged byAlan Baylock

"Jingle Bells," arranged by Ernie Wilkins


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