A Tribute to Merle Evans


  • Time: 1:43:29
  • Brand: Walking Frog Records
  • Year: 2008

A remarkable 2 CD anthology containing 43 circus music gems as recorded by the New England Conservatory Circus Band featuring Harvey Phillips. Originally recorded in 1970 and released on LP records, the sensational band is conducted on these recording by Merle Evans himself. Includes an informative 16 page booklet with information about the music and performers. This outstanding 2 CD set has been produced through the cooperation of the New England Conservatory, the Windjammers Unlimited and Walking Frog Records. A must hear for all circus music enthusiasts!

CONTENTS: Circus King (C. E. Duble), Woody Van’s March (K.L. King), Trombonium (B.Withrow), March To Mecca (Fred Jewell), Neel’s Fashion Plate ( W.P. English), Thunderbolt Galop (Fred Huffer), Olevine March (H.A. Vandercook), Caravan Club (K.L. King), Among The Roses (C.L. Barnhouse), High and Mighty (Fred Jewell), Burr’s Triumphal March (Russell Alexander), Transcontinental March (H.R. Hughes), Smearin Trombone #2 (J.B. Farshee), Sells-Floto Triumphal (K.L. King), Band Contest (Arthur Pryor), Honey Boys On Parade (E.V. Cupero), Fire Jump Galop (Merle Evans), Forrest City Commandery (K.L. King), Rival Rovers (Russell Alexander), Hot Trombone (Henry Fillmore), Prince Imperial (C. Sanglear), Palm Garden Rag (Fred Huffer), Belford’s Carnival March (Russell Alexander), New Madison Square Garden (K.L. King), Wizard of the West (C.E. Duble), Espana Waltz (E. Waldteufel), Huntress March (K.L. King), Steeplechase Galop (Russell Alexander), Idaho March (C.L. Barnhouse), Ham Trombone (Henry Fillmore), Battle of the Winds (C.E. Duble), Daddy’s Delight (F.H. Losey), Baltimore’s Boast March (Russell Alexander), Battle of Shiloh (C.L. Barnhouse), Clownette (H.F. Alford), Radio Waves (Fred Jewell), Rose Ballet Dance Galop (W.P. Chambers), Battle Royal (Fred Jewell), Sliding Jim (F.H. Losey), Supreme Triumph (Fred Jewell), Slim Trombone (Henry Fillmore), Crimson Flash (Russell Alexander)

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