JTBB Small Band – Akwesanse Casino October 2016
While we know The Joey Thomas Big Band is a solid, modern big band with a repertoire ranging from classic swing to the great American Songbook championed by Frank Sinatra to the latest JTBB celebration of the horn bands of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s; there is no denying that The JTBB has deep roots in the jazz standards. So, with that in mind we ask what do the following have in common?
Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke, Clifford Brown, Benny Carter, Charlie Christian, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Roy Eldridge, Duke Ellington, Gil Evans, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Earl Hines, Johnny Hodges, Billie Holiday, Jo Jones, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Charlie Parker, Djano Reinhardt, Max Roach, Sony Rollins, Bessie Smith, Art Tatum, Fats Waller, Mary Lou Williams, and Lester Young.
Venue: Faith Church
Address: 600 Danbury Rd (Route 7 South)
New Milford, CT 06776 DIRECTIONS
Time: 7:30 pm
Admission: For more information about tickets, please call (860) 354-1332. BUY TICKETS!
Event Info: Horn Bands of the 1960′s & 1970′s
The Joey Thomas Big Band returns to New Milford to support the efforts of the New Milford Police Benevolent Organization. This event is open to all, and we hope you join us for this engaging and rockin’ salute to the great horn bands of the 1960’s and 1970’s!
Joey Thomas & The JTBB