A few of the selections featured soloists from the group.
Several numbers feature soloists, but a principal concern of all Idlers is the ability to blend well.
The Cat's Meow has been known to feature strong soloists as well.
In addition to great works composed for band, Sousa also made it a point to feature outstanding soloists with his group.
It featured an orchestra and a chorus, as well as numerous soloists.
Swing bands usually featured soloists who would improvise on the melody over the arrangement.
The orchestra aims to give three to four public performances a year, including works featuring different soloists from within the orchestra.
The album features many acclaimed players and soloists.
An opening instrumental sinfonia in C major is followed by four more movements featuring choir and soloists.
"I wanted to feature different soloists on each cut, so I got the best people I knew", he said.