Statesmen (UK)

Leicestershire, East Midlands United Kingdom

Active International
1987 Catch The Spirit - Lay All Your Love On Me * Percussion Show * Opus One * Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition) * The Greatest Love of All  
1988 MacArthur Park * Lover Come Back to Me (from New Moon) * Precious Lord, Take My Hand * God Must Be Tryin' To Tell You Something (from The Color Purple)  
1989 Cats - Selections from Cats  
1990 The Journey - Celebration Suite * Pegasus * Granada Smoothie * Too Shy To Say  
1991 Artistry in Time - Commencement (from Adventures in Time) * Quintile (from Adventures in Time) * Malaga * Artemis and Apollo (from Adventures in Time)  
1992 New York Voices - Now or Never * Granada Smoothie * Baroque Samba * 'Round Midnight  
1993 Secret Story - The Longest Summer * Appalachian Morning * Third Wind * The First Circle  
1995 Autumn Leaves * It Had to Be You * London Bridge * Frere Jacques  
1996 Music of Michael Jackson - Thriller * You Are Not Alone * The Way You Make Me Feel  
1997 Caravan * Theme (from Pee Wee's Big Adventure) * When a Man Loves a Woman  
1998 Music of Buddy Rich - Midnight Cowboy * Stompin' at the Savoy * Ride Into Town * Too Shy To Say  
1999 Music of Stevie Wonder - Another Star * You Are the Sunshine of My Life * For Once in My Life  
2000 Music of Santana - She's Not There * Let the Children Play * Europa * Carnaval  
2001 Selections from the Musical Tommy - Overture (from Tommy) * Christmas (from Tommy) * Pinball Wizard (from Tommy) * We're Not Gonna Take It (from Tommy)  
2002 Prologue and Theme (from City of Angels) * Funny (from City of Angels) * With Every Breath I Take (from City of Angels) * I'm Nothing Without You (from City of Angels)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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The Statesmen is a junior marching and maneuvering corps based in Leicestershire, UK.

The corps has a fondness for jazz, particularly the work of Stan Kenton. In 2003, the corps, with 14 horns, performed 'Colours of Jazz,' and took eighth place in DCUK's Open Class competition.

[DCW, 11/03, p.10, DCW, 1/93, p.7]

Members (6)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Fryer, Rowan Percussion 1986 to 1987
Fryer, Rowan Percussion / Brass 1988
Fryer, Rowan Brass 1989 to 1991
Law, Chris Hornline 1995 to 2003
Randall, Craig Drum line 1990 to 1993
Symmonds-Fryer, Rowan Drill/ Brass instructor 2001 to 2004
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