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  Event - The Mood Swing Orchestra "An Evening For Dancing"

Location: Best Place - 901 W. Juneau Ave.
Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Phone: 414-353-5898
Cover: $10.00 per person

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery welcomes The Mood Swing Orchestra a professional big band ensemble offering a full 17-piece big band utilizing two female vocalists and featuring many of Milwaukee's top jazz musicians. Three hours of Big-Band swing & ballroom dancing and vocals with a live band!!

The Mood Swing Orchestra sets include;
From the 40's thru the 70's, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, & Glenn Miller with songs, Satin Doll, April In Paris, In A Mellow Tone, In The Mood & Take, & The A Train. From the 50's thru the 80's, Buddy Rich, Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin etc. Such as: Basically Blues, Big Swing Face, The Jazz Police & Time Waits For No One.

Also included are covers of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Bobby Darin and many others with songs like, All The Way, Come Fly With Me, Don't Get Around Much Any More, Cheek to Cheek, Fly Me To The Moon, Witchcraft and many others.

Also on the set list are Classic Big Band ballads from Cole Porter, Henry Mancini, Frank Loesser, Jerome Kern & Quincy Jones including; All The Things You Are, Days Of Wine & Roses, I Concentrate On You, My Way and more.

The Band has been together 4 years, and they have some of the Milwaukee area's best musicians. They have three vocalists that can cover everything thrown at them. Their "Book" is filled with classic big band charts. So much so, that when they have subs fill in for rehearsals or gigs, they come away saying their "book" is the best. Their big influences are simply the best charts done by the tops in their field. Sinatra, Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Sammy Nestico.


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