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.




















Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Performance Calendars Tualatin NHBB and Hollywood NHBB

Performance Calendar
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 7-9pm  

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, Sat 9:30-11:30 Vancouver Farmer's Market, 6th & Esther, Vancouver, WA wear black, bring your own chair 

Sept 17, 2-5 pm Private PartyDecember 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


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2017 Hollywood NHBB

April 22, Saturday, 11:00 to 12 or 12:30 - Hollywood Senior Center, Portland


June 28 Wed Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black

August 12th Sat, 9:30-11:30am, Vancouver Farmer's Market, 6th & Esther, Vancouver, WA wear black, bring your own chair

August 30, Wed. Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black

September, Wed, Miramont Pointe, 11520 SE Sunnyside Rd., Happy Valley, 97015 7-8pm, wear black

October 25Wed. Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black


November 15Wed. Sommerset Asst Liv, 8360 Cason Rd., Gladstone, 97027 7-8pm, wear black

Rehearsals Schedules Tualatin NHBB and Hollywood NHBB

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

2016  The following Monday night rehearsals will be at Resurrection Catholic Church, 205 & Stafford Rd

 2017                                                

Jan 9

June 12

July 10

Aug 14

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Rehearsals for EAST NHBB, weekly at the Hollywood Senior Center,

1820 NE 40th, Portland, 97212

No rehearsals on the following dates:

2017

Feb 22nd, 2017

May 17th,  2017

August 16th,  2017

November 15th,  2017

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



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 24, Gladstone, OR Videos







Brandon Pursinger              Once Upon a Summertime
      

Mike Connell                                    Petite Fleur
 
Steve Cook                    Nightengale Sang on Barclay Square
Brandon Pursinger & Mike Coco             Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White

Mikki Steele                                      All The Things You Are
Brad Davis director                               Lil' Darlin
 
 
 
 


 

April 24, Gladstone, OR STILL PHOTOS

Randy Wortman, Mark Brodell, Brandon Pursinger, Mike Coco

Bob Bielefeld-Guitar, Richard Linn-Trombone, Randy Wortman- Trumpet
 Bill Tyson and Mike Connell, Tenor S
 Bob Bielefeld-Guitar, Richard Linn-Trombone, Randy Wortman-Trumpet
 Erik Sorensen-Drums, Mike Strehlow-Drums, Kevin Savetz-Piano, Murray Nunn-Bass
 Mikki Steele - Vocals
 Rick Nelson & Ellen Brabham, Alto Sax (and Jeff Taylor peeking in)
 Steve Cook, Vocals
  Richard Linn, Dave Seger, Jeff Taylor, Dick Dewey - trombones
 
 Ron Swanson & Ed Wardzala Baritone Saxes


Steve Cook & Mikki Steele, Vocals

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hollywood New Horizons Big Band Concert April 22, 2017



The Hollywood Senior Center hosts the Hollywood New Horizons Big Band every Wednesday evening for our rehearsals.  In appreciation, the band performs a free concert 2 or 3 times a  year for center members.
 
 

 
 


Steve Cook, assistant band director, performed and led the band in their April concert.
Ron Swanson, vocalist performed.  Ron does double duty.  He is also baritone sax player with the sister band, New Horizons Big Band in Tualatin, Oregon.

 
Carolyn Lane performs her special vocal stylings.

 
 

 



Band members:
Alto sax: Rick Nelson, Greg Meloy, Pam Norris
Tenor Sax: Dora, Hong Lee
Bari Sax: Cindy Bennett
Trombone: Ryan Farncomb, Priscilla Lane, Daniel Miltz, Gerald Bassett
Trumpet: Kris Thompson, David Peter, Mike Coco (filling in for Dan Morris) Susan Stillinger
Keyboard: Rebecca Bassett
Guitar: Jeff Kaastad
Bass: Murray Nunn
Drums: David Helvey, Curtis Tyler, John Nyman
Vocals: Ron Swanson, Carolyn Lane
Director: Steve Cook, assistant director, filling in for Brad Davis, director

Playlist:
In The Mood
Paper Moon
Who Can I Turn To
Scotts Place
You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You
A Tisket A Tasket
I Love Being Here With You
Oye Como Va
Do Nothin' Til You Hear From Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Contessa
Whatever Lola Wants
Nearness of You
L'll Darlin'
Splanky

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

December 26 Concert, 2016 at Sommerset Assisted Living in Gladstone

The NHBB was invited back for another performance at Sommerset the day after Christmas




Click on the link below to view/listen to all the tunes the band played


 December 26, 2016 concert at Sommerset Asst Living, Gladstone, OR











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