There is a special blue in the sky that can be seen between dawn and sunset. Chansonniers refer to it, novelists too. Blue hour – the blue hour is suitable for concerts or at least as a program title. Like on thursday evening in the gymnasium of the meranian high school, while the sky was anything but blue.
But what brightened the spirits of the visitors from 7 p.M. Onwards was the concert by the MGL big band under the direction of iris arnal. In the end the big band should even become a very big band. The meranian high school not only has a great jazz band, but also a decent offspring of people interested in a style of music that emerged in the 1920s.
Blue program sheet
So for the last numbers after the break, even students from the lower school joined them on stage, until even a cast of 37 was reached. The blue program sheet for the blue hour, displayed near the gymnasium gym, featured lots of tunes rewritten for the big band style and written after the 1920s. Like "gonna fly now, bill conti’s world-famous hymn to the rocky movies. A great introduction, which gave a foretaste of the passion with which the at this point 23-headed big band would manage the evening.