This delightful album by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" is a collection of works that is fun and exciting. Each track on Carnival was chosen for its upbeat tempo and festive characteristics. The entire album plays beautifully from beginning to end in a way that is both stirring and inspirational. The United States Army Band, founded in 1922, has maintained a tradition of excellence as one of the premier musical organizations of The United States Army. Directed by Colonel Gary F. Lamb, this album follows in that same grand tradition. Tracks on Carnival include Summon the Heroes, Jubilee Overture, and Caribbean Nights. All of the selections on the album were recorded live and represent just a sampling of the United States Army Band's vast repertoire. Each member brings to every performance a wealth of educational and professional experience that enhances the musical product greatly. Carnival is a fantastic album containing some of the best in military music!