ABOUT THIS ENSEMBLE . . .

The Swing Street Orchestra is a dance band with a rare ability: "It provides stirring jazz and dance tempos without compromising either one,” wrote Stuart Troup in New York Newsday. Swing Street is also unique in its ability to offer all the excitement of popular swing music for half the cost of most big bands. The band provides “a remarkable scaling down of the Basie big band arrangement, with Swing Street’s seven pieces capturing many of the subtle sonic details of the big band’s performance, from the ebbing and surging saxophones to the trumpet flutter at the grand finale”[George Kanzler, Newark Star Ledger]. . . .

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