The 8th Annual Big Band Bash presented by McNeil Audiology, is being held in Victoria on November 7, 2015. The Big Bands that graciously donate their gift of music included: The Island Big Band, The Swiftsure Big Band, and The Commodores. Through ticket sales and an appealing silent auction, funds raised at the Big Band Bash support Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre.
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Island Big Band (Big Band Jazz)
The "Island Big Band" consists of five trumpets, five saxes, four trombones, vocalist, piano, drums, bass, and guitar. This 30-year old Victoria based non-profit aggregation focused on the music styles from the 1930's to the present and for the first ten years or so the band played for dances throughout Southern Vancouver Island. Since then the ban... more info
Swiftsure Big Band (Dance music: swing, jive, foxtrot, Latin, aleviwn)
Swiftsure is a 17 piece band with vocalist that performs music of the swing-era (1930s & 40s), as well as more contemporary Latin and jive tunes.
To book or for further information about the band call Ricky at 250-857-8778