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SWINGTIME BIG BAND Swings the Great American Songbook!
July 11 at 8:00 pm
Long Island’s premier swing band returns with an All-American program, featuring classic songs from stage & screen which are celebrated world-wide as “Made in the USA!”
This exciting 20-piece ensemble recreates the toe-tapping sounds of Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Harry James, and Les Brown, plus Swingtime’s entertaining vocalists salute the legendary Nelson Riddle in celebration of his 100th birthday—showcasing his classic recordings with Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Linda Ronstadt, Dean Martin, and the immortal Frank Sinatra!
The powerful 20-piece Swingtime Big Band vividly brings the Swing Era to life in three-dimensional sound, authentically recreating the style, musicality and essence of each iconic big band that originated the hits from the Great American Songbook.
Swingtime’s high-energy performances embody the sheer joy of swing music — resonating with nostalgia for audiences who know the classic recordings or with the excitement of discovery for a new generation of listeners!