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Celebrating the Big Band Era

Presented by Wellesley Neighbors, Inc. at Wellesley Middle School Auditorium, Wellesley MA

Apr 04 2020
Celebrating the Big Band Era

A lively tribute to the great, big bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich, The Dorsey Brothers and others whose swinging music ignited America dancing.

Capturing the mood and music of this seminal period of Americana will be The Greg Hopkins Jazz Orchestra, a 17 piece all-star contingent led by its acclaimed conductor, trumpeter and arranger Greg Hopkins along with its heralded singer, Donna McElroy, Berklee College Vocal Professor.

Hopkins has written arrangements for the likes of Louis Bellson, Billy Maxted and Buddy Rich, and has performed with such legends as Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Burt Bachrach and Ella

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$25 Advance, $15 Student; $30 Door

Contact: 781-283-0417 Option 3


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Wellesley Middle School Auditorium

50 Kingsbury St, Wellesley, MA 02482


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