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The Bend in the River Big Band was formed in 1987 from Alumni of Gustavus Adolphus College under the direction of Dr. Mark Lammers. Our current line-up is:

SAXOPHONES: TRUMPETS: TROMBONES:
John Engebretson - Alto/Soprano John Egnell
Becky Weiland - Alto/Flute/Clarinet Ryan Masso Caleb Likely
Chuck Linderkamp - Tenor/Soprano/Flute/Clarinet/Piccolo Mike Supple Mark Mohwinkle
Bruce Olson - Tenor/Flute/Clarinet Chris Sasik Alex Lindstrom
Ed Johnson - Baritone Philip Belin Keith Nelson
           
RHYTHM: David Miller - Piano   Bruce Lammars - Bass Ben Anderson - Drums
VOCALIST: Linnea Marrin
     
DIRECTOR: Steve Truran - Trumpet/Flugelhorn

Click Here to contact Chuck Linderkamp to book the band for your event.


Current Concert Schedule [top]

Saturday, April 27th, 2019 — 8:15-9:45 PM  
ST. OLAF COLLEGE   Northfield, MN  
 
Thursday, May 30th, 2019 — 7:00-10:00 PM  
WABASHA STREET CAVES   Saint Paul, MN  
 
Sunday, June 9th, 2019 — 1:00-1:45 PM  
JAZZ ON THE PRAIRIE   Staring Lake Park, Eden Prairie, MN  
6 Bands from 1:00-7:00pm  
 
Monday, June 17th, 2019 — 7:00-8:30 PM  
CENTENNIAL LAKES   Edina, MN  
 
Friday, June 28th, 2019 — 7:00-8:30 PM  
CITY SQUARE PARK   Chaska, MN  
 
Thursday, July 18th, 2019 — 6:00-7:30 PM  
U OF M LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM   Chanhassen, MN  
 
Monday, July 22nd, 2019 — 7:00-8:30 PM  
COMO PARK PAVILION   Saint Paul, MN  
Music in the Parks  
 
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 — 8:30-10:00 PM  
VINTAGE BAND FESTIVAL   Northfield, MN  
Bridge Square Main Stage  
 
Thursday, August 15th, 2019 — 7:00-8:30 PM  
CENTRAL PARK   Faribault, MN  
 
Thursday, August 29th, 2019 — 7:00-10:00 PM  
WABASHA STREET CAVES   Saint Paul, MN  
 

Current Song List[top]

Get the current Song List 

Historic Concert Schedule

2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1999   1998  


The CDs[top]

2018

 

1. Keepin' Track Of The Time (4:39)
2. I've Got The World On A String (2:34)
3. Lullaby Of Birdland (4:49)
4. Mambo From "West Side Story" (3:25)
5. You Took Advantage Of Me (2:35)
6. And All That Jazz (2:32)
7. My Foolish Heart (4:47)
8. Cheek To Cheek (2:58)
      9. Samba Del Gringo (5:39)
10. Come Rain Or Come Shine (3:15)
11. In A Mellow Tone (6:14)
12. Jumpin' East Of Java (2:46)
13. Jersey Bounce (4:00)
14. I Get A Kick Out Of You (3:55)
15. Summertime (4:51)
SAXOPHONE: TRUMPET & FLUGELHORN: TROMBONE:
Paul Rippe - Alto & Soprano John Egnell John Zschunke
Becky Weiland - Alto & Flute Steve Truran Alex Lindstrom
Chuck Linderkamp - Tenor Mike Supple Mark Mohwinkel
Bruce Olson - Tenor Chris Sasik Keith Nelson
Ed Johnson - Baritone Phil Belin  
  Warren Weise - Baritone & Big Ears        
RHYTHM: David Miller - Piano Pete Karstad - Bass Ben Anderson - Drums
VOCALIST: Linnea Nelson Marrin
     
DIRECTOR: Bob Hallquist - Flugelhorn


CD Cost: $15 + $5 Shipping
Contact Bruce Olson for purchase information.

2010

 

1. A Wonderful Day Like Today (2:36)
2. Too Close For Comfort (4:13)
3. Basically Blues (6:03)
4. Coconut Champagne (5:23)
5. Serenade In Blue (3:57)
6. Orange Colored Sky (2:32)
7. High Maintenance (6:50)
8. God Bless The Child (4:29)
      9. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (4:12)
10. Somewhere (3:21)
11. C-jam Blues ((Ala Mambo) (3:18)
12. I Left My Heart In San Francisco (2:49)
13. I'm Beginning To See The Light (2:22)
14. Hard Hearted Hannah (4:33)
15. Somewhere Out There (3:42)
16. Sam's Boogie (3:04)
SAXOPHONE: TRUMPET: TROMBONE:
Paul Rippe - Alto & Soprano John Egnell John Zschunke
Becky Weiland - Alto & Flute Steve Truran Alex Lindstrom
Chuck Linderkamp - Tenor, Soprano & Flute Mike Supple Mark Mohwinkel
Bruce Olson - Tenor Chris Sasik Keith Nelson
Ed Johnson - Baritone Phil Belin  
           
RHYTHM: David Miller - Piano Pete Karstad - Bass Ben Anderson - Drums
VOCALIST: Linnea Nelson Marrin
     
DIRECTOR: Bob Hallquist - Flugelhorn & Percussion


CD Cost: $15 + $5 Shipping
Contact Bruce Olson for purchase information.

2007

 

1. Ol' Man River 2:22
2. When You're Smiling 4:30
3. Till You Come Back To Me 3:22
4. Royal Garden Blues 4:48
5. Why Don't You Do Right 3:28
6. Count Bubba 5:18
7. Bad Habits 3:01
8. Stompin' At The Savoy 2:54
      9. Stardust 4:01
10. It Don't Mean A Thing 2:15
11. Sing, Sing, Sing 3:04
12. Someone To Watch Over Me 3:50
13. Chi Chi 2:18
14. When Sunny Gets Blue 4:17
15. As Long As I'm Singing 2:17
16. Nonola 4:45
SAXOPHONE: TRUMPET: TROMBONE:
Paul Rippe - Alto & Soprano John Egnell John Zschunke
Becky Weiland - Alto Steve Truran Mark Mohwinkel
Chuck Linderkamp - Tenor, Clarinet & Flute Mike Supple Alex Lindstrom
Bruce Olson - Tenor Chris Sasik Keith Nelson
Ed Johnson - Baritone Phil Belin  
           
RHYTHM: David Miller - Piano Pete Karstad - Bass Ben Anderson - Drums
VOCALIST: Laurie Rejzer
     
DIRECTOR: Bob Hallquist - Flugelhorn & Percussion


CD Cost: $10 + $5 Shipping
Contact Bruce Olson for purchase information.

1998

 

1. Funtime 2:57
2. Love is Here to Stay 4:22
3. Shiny Stockings 4:39
4. Unforgettable 4:07
5. The Stripper 2:38
6. When I Fall In Love 3:54
7. I Get The Blues When 2:59
8. Rocking Chair 3:52
      9. Fly Me To The Moon 2:22 
10. Skylark 3:49 
11. Cherry 3:09 
12. The Second Time Around 3:15 
13. Lover Man 5:01 
14. You Make Me Feel So Young 2:50 
15. Little Girl Blue 2:39 
16. Big Swing Face 4:58 
SAXOPHONES: TRUMPETS: TROMBONES:
Paul Rippe - Alto John Egnell Craig Pederson
Becky Weiland - Alto Steve Truran Sonja Langsjoen
Chuck Linderkamp - Tenor Mike Supple Mark Mohwinkel
Bruce Olson - Tenor Chris Sasik Byron Backus
Tom Barth - Baritone Phil Belin Keith Nelson
           
RHYTHM: David Miller - Piano Pete Karstad - Bass David Blanton - Drums
VOCALIST: Mary Lou Peterman
     
DIRECTOR: Dr. Mark "ML" Lammers


Cost: SOLD OUT

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