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» "A Viennese Christmas"
Celebrate the spirit of Vienna and the Holiday Season with The New Sigmund Romberg Orchestra in their delightful holiday program, A VIENNESE CHRISTMAS featuring an orchestra of 30 top professional orchestra musicians, four world-class vocalists and conductor. The program consists of superb arrangements that range from the overture to Strauss', "Die Fledermaus" to selections from many wonderful Romberg operettas such as "The Student Prince," a full suite from "Babes In Toyland," several Broadway musicals and popular carols of the season such as "Little Drummer Boy," and "Joy to the World". This show is the perfect holiday treat for the entire family, and has received rave reviews from every single presenter for each of its four seasons of touring.
» Banu Gibson - Zat You, Santa Clause
Banu Gibson, with the New Orleans Hot Jazz, is a dynamic performer with a big voice, and stage presence to spare-she's the consummate entertainer specializing in early classic jazz, and her band is absolutely superb. An evening with Banu and her band features songs by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Fats Waller, and George Gershwin. Leonard Maltin, film correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, said "Banu Gibson and her band blend musicianship and showmanship in an irresistible brand of entertainment. I'm crazy about them.
» Chicago Brass Quintet's Holiday Greetings
As Chicagos original brass quintet, these five virtuosi possess the technical and musical mastery needed to perform music of all periods and styles with equal aplomb. The Chicago Brass Quintet brings style, grace, dazzling technique and humor to every performance. "Virtuoso Brass" - the music of Vivaldi, Bach, DeFalla, Ewazen and Copland. "Brass & Gospel" - joined by the Brown Singers Gospel Quintet for an evening of traditional American and gospel music with brass. "Brass & Organ" - the quintet joins forces with organist Paul Vander Weele in works by Stanley, Purcell, Strauss, Widor, Vienre and McCabe. "A Night in London" - featuring music of The Beatles, Manhattan Transfer, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Handel, William Boyce, Gustav Holst and more.
» Dave Bennett's, "Benny Goodman Holiday Salute"
Only "twenty-something!" (born 1984)… Dave with his All-Star Septet play Goodman's big hits and "swing-era" classics: Moonglow, I've Got Rhythm, Body and Soul, Slipped Disc, Sing, Sing, Sing and many others. Dave Bennett is a jaw dropping clarinet prodigy who brings to life the music of "The King of Swing" with incredible technique, expression and sensitivity. Vocals made famous by such Goodman singers as Peggy Lee and Helen Forrest are brought to life by jazz singer, Anne Seabury.
» Michael Andrew and Swingerhead - It's That time of Year
Led by band leader-singer-songwriter Michael Andrew, these cats are making people swing! The dynamic show mesh 50's kitsch with the raw energy of the 90's club scene from Florida, California and New York, combining tunes from Frank Sinatra and others with originals. Catch Michael soon starring on Broadway in The Nutty Professor!
» Rusty Evans & Ring of Fire's, "Johnny Cash Holiday Tribute"
Rockabilly Hall of Famer, Rusty Evans and his band Ring of Fire have been burning up the California festival circuit with his rollicking tribute to country music icon Johnny Cash. With a voice of rolling thunder and a spirit like gentle rain RUSTY has been wowing audiences from Nashville to San Francisco with his stunning tribute to the "MAN IN BLACK." His weighted drawl doles out molasses-coated syllables, putting an upbeat spin on less than optimistic situations. Lending his own touch to world famous songs such as "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues" Rusty honors Johnny Cash with soulful honesty and exuberance.
» The Chenille Sisters - Christmast Special
The Chenilles' voices ring strong and clear as ever as they mingle alongside the musical might of a symphony, And their singular songwriting, with its poetry, emotion and wry wit, holds its own just as well. Featuring scores of songs from their contemporary repertoire, plus some energetic Swing arrangements, it brilliantly showcases classic Chenille harmony and humor.
» Swing Sisters - Fabulous 40's Holiday
The Swing Sisters in "The Fabulous '40s Patriotic Tribute Show" takes you back to the feelings and euphoria of being at a USO Show in the 1940's. Their beautiful harmonies and choreography take their audiences along with them through humorous and fun-filled antics.