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Jingle Bells Forever

James Pierpont/John Philip Sousa/arr. Robert W. Smith

America's favorite march, throw in some "show biz", and you get this fun selec tion. Arranger Robert W. Smith has crafted this improbable concert march out of J. Pierpont’s “Jingle Bells” and John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever”.

Robert W. Smith (b. 1958) is a prolific contemporary composer of concert and orchestral literature, with 600 publications in print. He serves as Vice-President of Product Development for C.L. Barnhouse and Walking Frog Records and teaches at Troy University in Troy, Alabama.

Last updated on July 17, 2013 by Palatine Concert Band