Classic Brass Inc performed at the Mall Of America on December 12. They are a quintet of various brass instruments and played traditional Christmas melodies that evening. I've always enjoyed this kind of music since I was very young when I would see some of the members of Classic Brass Inc perform in the Minnesota Brass Drum and Beauty Corps. If you are able to see CBI perform someday, put in a request for the song "The Saints’ Hallelujah". I've heard them play it twice now and it's become one of my favorites. It's a great mix of two songs you're familiar with, a jazzy Saints Go Marching crossed with a traditional choir sound of Hallelujah.
Oh man, I wish I could have been there!
Looks festive! I can imagine the music cheering along the shoppers who are spending lots of money. :-)
Ah, yes, slinger. I recall past posts of yours indicating fondness for this music! I want to thank you for your many visits and comments this year on my blog. It is my hope that your holiday season is joyous and that 2008 is a spectacular year for you and your family.
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