Videos

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs “Take the A Train”

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Billy Strayhorn's tune "Take the A Train" which has been made famous by Duke Ellington. Performed at the Lafayette Veterans' Building on May 6th, 2011. Featuring Stiles White on Piano, directed by Mo Levich and Arrangement by Frank Como.

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Victor Young’s “My Foolish Heart”

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs "My Foolish Heart", featuring Maxfield Hunt and Tom Carter on Flugelhorn. Performed on the S.S. Jermiah O'Brien, Liberty Ship from WWII on a cruise to the Ghost Fleet or Mothball Fleet in Benicia, CA on July 24th, 2011.

Jungle Boogie – Lafayette Summer Music Workshop

2011 Summer Music Jazz Workshop - Kyle Athayde's Combo performance of Kool and the Gang's "Jungle Boogie/Jazz".

Green Chimneys Lafayette Summer Music Workshop

2011 Summer Music Jazz Workshop - Kyle Athayde's combo performance of Thelonious Monk's Green Chimneys.

I Got it Bad (and that Ain’t Good)

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Duke Ellington's 1941 tune "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)", featuring Maxfield Hunt on Trumpet, directed by Frank Como

“Almost Like Being In Love”

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Lerner and Loewe's 1947 tune "Almost Like Being in Love", featuring Mr. Les Peterson, vocal. A true example of how the band spans the generations from 14 to 90+ years in age.

Jazz Messengers – Stanley Intermediate Holiday Performance 2011

Stanley Intermediate School of Lafayette, CA, performs at Childrens' Hospital in Oakland, CA, playing "You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch" and "Paper Moon". Director of Music: Mr. Bob Athayde.

Celebrating Frank Como’s 90th Birhtday

A slide show of Frank Como co-director and arranger for the The Big Band of Rossmoor. Frank celebrated his 90th Birthday and we of the Big Band of Roosmoor thank him for eveything he does for the band and its members.

Frank Como’s Birthday Celebration – December 4, 2011

Frank Como celebrated his 90th birthday with The Big Band of Rossmoor, the Bay Area Big Band, friends and family at the Hillside Clubhouse in Rossmoor on Decmeber 4, 2001.

2012 Generations in Jazz Festival – Stiles White Quartet

The opening act of the 2012 Generations in Jazz Festival, the Stiles White Quartet. Featuring Stiles on piano, Patrick on Bass, Shane on Tenor Sax and Michael on Drums.