On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Warren Benson. We explore his major works, including "The Leaves are Falling", written in memory of John F. Kennedy after his assassination in 1963. Join us, right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Warren Benson, composer:
The Solitary Dancer Eastern Wind Symphony, Todd Nichols Gentle Song William C. Willett, clarinet, James Staples, piano Wings The US Marine Band, Staff Sergeant Jason K. Fettig The Passing Bell The US Marine Band, Lieutenant Colonel Jason Fettig Scherzo, Chorale and Aria Serena West Point Band, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Rotondi Concertino for Saxophone Ronald L. Caravan, saxophone, Sar-Shalom Strong, piano The Leaves Are Falling The US Marine Band, Staff Sergeant Jason K. Fettig