Live Studio Session: 56th Army Jazz Band - Be All That You Can Be-Bop | KNKX

Live Studio Session: 56th Army Jazz Band - Be All That You Can Be-Bop

Jul 10, 2015

In this KPLU studio session, the US Army salutes jazz, with the 56th Army Jazz Band from Joint Base Lewis/McCord.  

Hosted by Abe Beeson, this sextet of talented troops gives us two original compositions by members of the band (Ego and Fifteen Day Dream) and a delightfully sneaky rearrangement of Miles Davis’ So What.   Abe and the guys also talk about what a sweet gig it is to serve their country by playing music that they love.

Our thanks to the band:

1st Sgt Teal Warren - bandleader/bass (on "So What")

Specialist Guerin Williams - drums

Specialist Benjamin Bergmark - piano

Sgt Nicholas Cressotti - bass/guitar (on "So What")

Sgt Matthew Zettlemoyer - alto sax

Sgt Stephen Kirkpatrick - trombone

Song List:

  1. Ego
  2. Fifteen Day Dream
  3. So What

Special thanks to Street Bean Espresso for providing coffee at KPLU Studio Sessions.

You can also find our Studio Sessions available as a video podcast in iTunes.