Late Set | Jazz Band 9:00 – 12:00: George Gee Swing Orchestra spearheaded the modern swing resurgence nearly four decades ago. Headlining regularly at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, the swing big band was a favorite of famed Savoy swing dancer Frankie Manning having performed a long series of dance events in his honor in […]
Late Set | Jazz Band 9:00 – 12:00: Rob Edwards Big Band – Born in West Palm Beach, FL, Robert completed his schooling at the Juilliard school and immediately started working with the likes of Roy Hargrove Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band and Jimmy Heath’s Big Band. John Lee, Leader of the Dizzy Gillespie […]
Late Set | Jazz Band 9:00 – 12:00: Swingadelic Big Band Swingadelic has performed at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, NJPAC, and at many festivals, including Bele Chere (Ashville NC), MusikFest (Allentown PA) the CD 109 Jazz & Blues Festival (Red Bank, NJ) and the sanofi-aventis JazzFest (Madison NJ)…The band plays about 100 dates per year […]
Late Set | Jazz Band 9:00 - 12:00: Stan Rubin Orchestra feat. Joe Politi "Swing is a form of music that grew out of jazz," explained Stan Rubin. "The beauty of big-band swing is that it combines musical structure with improvisation, the hallmark of jazz, but swing doesn't abandon the melody like some modern jazz." […]
Late Set | Michelle Collier and Swing Sisters Michelle Collier and Swing Sisters present an evening of The Great American Songbook.
Late Set | Jazz Quartet 9:00 - 1:00: The Crescent City Maulers return to Saturday Night