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Explosion Big Band
August 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts.
Led by chief detonators Doug Haining, sax, and Scott Agster, trombone, the EXPLOSION big band draws from the area’s finest musicians. The EXPLOSION is ready to detonate with the classic sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more modern sounds of Thad Jones, Clare Fischer, Pat Metheny and others. The EXPLOSION ignites big band chestnuts, blasts into rock, erupts into swing, and will provide the BIG BANG at any concert or event. A big band of explosive magnitude, the EXPLOSION will get your feet tapping, your hands clapping and get you ready for lift off!
The EXPLOSION personnel includes:
Saxophones: Doug Haining, Chris Harris, Russ Peterson, Greg Keel & Gus Sandberg
Trumpets: Steve Wright, Adam Rossmiller, Geoff Senn, & Jeff Jensen
Trombones: Scott Agster, Pete Enblom, Dave Graf, & Wade Clark
Rhythm: Mary Louise Knutson (Piano), Kent Saunders (Guitar), Matt Peterson (Bass), & Trevor Haining (Drums)
About Tuesday Big Band:
Tuesday Big Band / Orchestra nights consist of top local big bands with up to 18 musicians playing classic arrangements as well as a good share of homegrown original compositions.