The Legacy of John P. Paynter
The Legacy of John P. Paynter honors a man whose passing left a great void in the wind band world. Paynter's contributions as a conductor, arranger, educator, commissioner, administrator, and mentor will undoubtedly impact generations of future musicians. The United States Army Field Band recorded this album in 2001 and 2002 at Devers Hall in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. Representing some of the finest musical talent in America, The United States Army Field Band is known around the world as "The Musical Ambassadors of the Army". The Legacy of John P. Paynter features some of Paynter's greatest arrangements including The Trombone King and Harmony Heaven. Honoring the memory and innumerable musical contributions of John P. Paynter, this album is a beautiful addition to the musical collection of any music lover.