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Cutting Hall,
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Cutting Hall,
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Good Swing Wenceslas

arr. by Sammy Nestico

 

Good Swing Wenceslas This holiday setting for winds, originally written for the Boston Pops Orchestra, presents the classic carol “Good King Wenceslas” in a variety of jazz-flavored styles.

Sammy Nestico (b. 1924) is a prolific composer and arranger of jazz and big band swing music. He received a Bachelors degree from Duquesne University. He has been a professional arranger since the age of 17. He arranged for the Count Basie Orchestra, the US Air Force Band and US Marine Band in Washington DC. He has orchestrated countless works for major film, TV and recording studios.

Last updated on April 5, 2012 by Palatine Concert Band