Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters
Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters Band
But don’t let the name BIG SWING fool you. With over 800 songs to choose, you can customize your song list to suits your needs. Want 100% swing…no problem! Want 100% 70’s, 80’s and current dance…no problem!
Assembled to recreate the excitement of the world-famous Cotton Club in New York where the rich and famous danced to the greats like Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington, Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters combines Swing, Motown, Soul, Rock and Current dance music into a powerful and energetic non-stop show.
Built around the philosophy that when a band takes a break, it kills the momentum of the party, they take no breaks and can play up to six hours NON-STOP!Book Us!
Grammy Award winning Band Leader, Jerry Freeman, toured with Earth, Wind and Fire on their first Australian Tour, Founded Grammy Award winning horn section, Hornz Unlimited, Toured with OutKast on their 20 Year Reunion Tour, Performed multiple times with Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder, Recorded seven ( 7 ) platinum albums, and recorded multiple times with John Legend, Lionel Ritchie and Sly and the Family Stone.
Lead Vocalist Jamila Thompson was a finalist on the voice and worked with Usher. Lead vocalist Calvin Bishop toured with Whitney Houston and performed with New Editions Bobby Brown. Lead vocalist Marleen Miller has performed with the great Bobby McPherrin and Justin Bieber.
The horn section are members of the legendary SOS band and have performed with James Brown, Millie Jackson and Wyclef Jean.
These rhythm section has also performed with Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, La Toya Jackson, Jeffrey Osborne, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, The O’Jays, OutKast, Lou Rawls, Janelle Monae and Lionel Ritchie.
Whether you’re interested in a swinging sound, or the full blast of world-class horns and amazing female vocals on a current dance hit, Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters is sure to please your most discerning and diverse guests. Start with a few tunes from the early jazz era of the Cotton Club and then JUMP into the best from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today!
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