Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Performance Calendar Tualatin New Horizons Big Band & Rehearsal Schedule

Performance Calendar
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2017  Tualatin NHBB
February 27, Mon., Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black
April 15, Sat., Brooks Steam Up, Antique Car Museum, 11:30 to 1pm, wear blackApril 24, Mon. Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black
May 20, Sat 9:30-11:30 Vancouver Farmer's Market, 6th & Esther, Vancouver, WA wear black, bring your own chair
June 12, Mon, Springridge at Charbonneau, 7-8pm 32200 SW French Prairie Rd., Wilsonville, OR 97070 
June 30, Friday, 7-8pm Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 Outdoors 
July 5, Wed.  Aurora Colony Winery 7-9pm July 23, 2017 
Sun. ,  ArtSplash at Tualatin Commons, 1-3pm.
August 5, Brooks Steam Up, Brooks, OR.  10:15 to 12 noon.  wear black.
August 12, Saturday, Aerie at Eagle Landing,10220 SE Causey Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086,                      ..................Private Party 7:30-9:30pm  - wear black with ties

August 30, Aurora Colony Winery 7-9pm

September 8, Fri, 6:30-8pm, Concert in the Park, Juanita Pohl Center/Tualatin City Park 

Sept 9, 

Sept 17, 2-5:30 pm  Fairway Village, Clubhouse, 15509 SE Fernwood Dr, Vancouver, WA 98683, Vancouver, WA    

Oct 14, Saturday, 2:30 to 3:30pm, Bonaventure,  15000 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97224

Oct 28, Sat 9:30-11:30 Vancouver Farmer's Market, 6th & Esther, Vancouver, WA wear black, bring your own chair (if bad weather, we will cancel.)

Nov 3, Friday 7-8pm, Christ Church Episcopal Parish at 1060 Chandler Rd., Lake Oswego, 97034

December 4, Mon. 7-8:30 Juanita Pohl Center, Christmas Concert, 

December 11, Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black Tentative

December 31, 6:30-7:30 1 hour. Brookdale Wilsonville, 8170 SW Vlahos Drive  |  Wilsonville  |  OR  97070

Rehearsals for NHBB at Tualatin

1st, 3rd, & 5th Monday Nights, Juanita Pohl Center (Tualatin Senior Center) 8513 SW Tualatin Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062

 2nd and 4th Mondays Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 SW Sweek Dr, Tualatin, OR 97062
The following Monday night rehearsals will be at Resurrection Catholic Church, 205 & Stafford Rd


Jan 9, June 12, July 10,  Aug 14

September 25

November 2nd and 4th Monday

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Bates/Williams Wedding Reception August 12, 2017

Rachel (Bates) and Eric Williams wedding day

Reception at The Aerie at Eagle Landing, Happy Valley, OR

Saturday, August 5, 2017

August 5 2017 Brooks Steam Up, Antique Car and Motorcycle Museum

Photos taken today were before the performance.  Manager, Suzanne, was playing keyboard today and couldn't take videos.  Great acoustics, great blend, great performance!!!! Fun for band members and audience alike.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

July 5 2016 Aurora Colony Vineyards

Photos by Shana Hildreth.  Thank you Mike for arranging photos and Shana for doing a superb job.

Front Row Seated Left to Right: Mikki Steele, Suzanne Short, Brad Davis, Richard Dewey
Second row Left to Right: Ron Swanson, Ellen Brabham, Rick Nelson, Randy Wortman, Mike Coco, Richard Lynn, Ed Wardzala
Third Row Left to Right: Tom Ruttan, Steve Cook, Dave Nedwek, Jeff Taylor, Mike Connell, Brandon Pursinger, Erik Sorensen, Dave Seger

Cute - New Horizons Big Band led by Brad Davis

Scott's Place

Kiss of Fire

In the Mood

Mike Coco, Brandon Pursinger

Ron Swanson

Suzanne Short, manager - keyboards

Brad Davis, bandleader - trumpet

Tom Ruttan, bass

Dave Nedwek, Guitar

Mikki Steele, vocals

Erik Sorensen, drums

Ed Wardzala, drums

Rick Nelson, alto sax

Suzanne, Mikki and Richard Dewey

Randy Wortman

Steve Cook, trumpet - vocals

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

June 12, Springridge at Charbonneau near Wilsonville, OR

The New Horizons Big Band started as
an idea of Brad Davis, director and Suzanne Short, manager in June of 2013.
The idea turned into reality September 13, 2013.  

Tonight director Brad Davis 
delegated directing the band to assistant director, Steve Cook.

After nearly 4 years, listen to our wonderful big band. (click on the link below each photo)

The Best is Yet to Come - Steve Cook

You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To - Mikki Steele

You Made Me Love You - Steve Cook

Steve Cook - Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Mike Connell - Petite Fleur

Steve Cook - A Nightengale Sang in Barclay Square

Mack the Knife - Steve Cook - New Horizons Big Band

Audience of Springridge at Charbonneau listening to In The Mood

Brad Davis - Lil' Darlin

  • Saxophones:  Bill Tyson, Mike Connell, Earl Palmer, Rick Nelson, Ellen Brabham, Ron Swanson and Ed Wardzala
  • Trombones: Ryan Farncomb, Jeff Taylor, Richard Linn, Richard Dewey
  • Trumpets: Brandon Pursinger, Mike Coco, Mark Brodell, Randy Wortman, 
  • Trumpet Solos: Asst Dir. Steve Cook & Director Brad Davis
  • Rhythm: Piano - Kevin Savetz & Band Manager, Suzanne Short, Drums - Erik Sorensen, Guitar - Jeff Kaastad,  Bass - Tom Ruttan
  • Vocals: Mikki Steele & Steve Cook

Thank you Springridge at Charbonneau for inviting us to perform.

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 20, 2017 Vancouver Famers Market

New Horizons Big Band, director Brad Davis, asst Director Steve Cook

Xavier Cougat's theme song "My Shawl" with Suzanne Short on keyboards

Beyond the Sea - Steve Cook

 Erik Sorenson on Drums

"Captain" Kevin Savets & "Tenille" Mikki Steeke
Love Will Keep us Together with Mikki and Kevin

from Left:  Bill Tyson (Tenor), Mike Connell (Tenor) Earl Palmer (Alto), Rick Nelson (Alto), Ellen Brabham (Alto) Ron Swanson (Bari) and Ed Wardzala (Bari)

Aker Bilk's "Petite Fleur"played by Mike Connell
Trombones from Left, Richard Lynn, Dave Seger, Jeff Taylor, Richard Dewey