Concert Programs

Concerts Toot Variety

The unique repertoire and programming is a trademark of the Solid Brass ensemble with several members serving as arrangers and composers.  Presenters find that Solid Brass is as versatile as it is virtuosic, able to build a program tailored to fit every budget and need as well as the tastes of individual audiences.


Listen to Dr. James Jordan, Senior Conductor at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, NJ.  


Dr. Jordan is one of the most influential conductors in America and has brought about far-reaching pedagogical and philosophical changes not only in choral music, but also in the worlds of orchestral conducting, wind conducting, piano and music education.  His website is  


See what Presenters say about Solid Brass.

History of the World Through Music


            Over 700 years of music from the Medieval to Gershwin, the Beach Boys, and Herb Alpert.  Toe-tapping music that leaves the audience smiling!



            Loch Lomond

            Sea Songs

            Les Dragons d'Acala

            Les Toreadors

        Big Band Memories

        Beach Boys Medley arr. D. Haislip

History of America Through Music


            Patriotic and historic music that brings them to their feet!


            Luto Quick Step

            Dixie & Bonnie Blue Flag

            The Entertainer     Scott Joplin

            Lassus Trombone   Henry Filmore

            Rialto Ripples        George Gershwin arr. by Douglas Haislip

            Stompin at the Savoy   Benny Goodman, arr. Jeff Holmes

            Tuxedo Junction          arr. Carl Della Peruti    

  Pennsylvania 6-5000    arr. Holmes

            Help Me Rhonda

            Surfer Girl

            California Girls

The Story of Christmas with Solid Brass



            A family treat of seasonal and traditional carol favorites.

            The Wassail Song   Ralph Vaughan Williams

            Greensleeves         anon.

            Christmas Day        Gustav Holst

            Emily, Emily, Michael, Bartholomew                                                                

            Kings March

            Thank you, Thank you


 Music Meets the Presidents


        A multi-media look at the men that have led our nation to freedom and prosperity.  This PowerPoint presentation is performed without intermission.



SOLID BRASS LITE  - Quintet plus Percussion



Because our goal is to provide the very best in an entertaining atmosphere, we also want to offer world-class savings.  If 11 Solid Brass performers may strain your budget, we are pleased to offer Solid Brass Lite, a six member ensemble that will satisfy those needs while at the same time continue to offer a sophisticated, inspiring and entertaining evening for all.


Watch these videos:


Courtly Dances by John Adson


Ain't Misbehavin by Fats Waller



How to raise funds for a performance - Digital Download Cards


To help with the cost of a performance, we can provide digital download cards of a SOLID BRASS recording to you at $2 each.  You can sell them as a fundraiser for any price you'd like (say $10).  If you sold (maybe through your Board) 200 cards, you would make a net of $1600, to pay for the concert.  The best part of this offer is that there is no risk to you whatsoever!  We will buy back any unsold cards.