U.S. Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble performs intricate jazz song

U.S. Navy Band

Many people appreciate the service and dedication of American military members. We often forget that our military is also represented by musical ensembles like the U.S. Navy Band. In this video clip, the band plays, ‘Everything’s Coming up Roses’ by Steven Sondheim and June Styne.

U.S. Navy Band

Dressed in their bright white uniforms, the band absolutely nails the performance. The song features a brilliant tenor saxophone soloist, Senior Chief Musician Luis Hernandez, who happens to be the bandleader.

The song originated in the musical ‘Gypsy’ and quickly became a classic jazz standard. It has been performed many times over the years, but this one stands out for its excellence.

U.S. Navy Band

The U.S. Navy Band is the most well-known music group from the Navy. However, there are also Navy performing groups like the Sea Chanters, Commodores, Country Current, and the Bruisers.

The various groups perform everything from country bluegrass music to current pop music. This video clip features the Commodores who play classic big band and jazz tunes often arranged by Navy musicians.

U.S. Navy Band

Anyone can audition for the Navy music ensembles. It is a wonderful way for musically talented people to serve their country. These groups perform at home and abroad. They entertain members of government and civilians at various events throughout the year.

The first U.S. Navy band was formed in 1798. The group has grown in notoriety and size over the past 200 years. Many excellent recordings have been captured. This clip showcases the talent and dedication of the band in service to the Navy and America.

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