The Celebration of Swing will be a Big Band Blast! A concert spectacular honouring the famous American Big band leaders and their orchestras from the 1940s - the golden era of swing.
Enjoy an afternoon of nostalgic, unforgettable music performed by 15 Australian musicians and singers, and showcasing esteemed singers Gregg Arthur and Jackie Cooper along with Australia’s top instrumental jazz soloists.
Musical Director, John Morrison is recognised as one of our nation’s leading jazz drummers, band leader and educator.
The concert’s music repertoire will highlight the greatest Big Band hits of the 1940s, featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James,Benny Goodman and more.
This music is still recognised after 85 years... timeless icons of our culture.
"Here is a great band making its mark in the 21st century with all the colour and trappings of a 1940s Hollywood movie set... no wonder it's a hit!" - The Australian
Presented by The Merchants of Bollywood P/L