Wind Jazz was formed with one basic
premise: Nothing's better than enjoying the saxes-and-brass sounds
of Big Band arrangements
playing those great arrangements! By day we're teachers, firefighters,
accountants, engineers. By night, we've been helping to keep the
Big Band sound alive in the Portland area since November 10, 1998.
Glenn Miller's classic charts, the swinging sounds of Duke Ellington,
lush ballads, a
little bossa-nova, the jump swing of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- if it
makes us smile and say "Oh yeah!" we'll play it. Come
spend an evening with us - whether you boogie the night away on
the dance floor or just kick back and tap your feet, we think you'll
have a good time, too.
The swinging sounds of SWJ are perfect for benefits, music series,
dances, private parties, festivals, fund raisers, retirement parties,
corporate events - you name it, we've played it. We have formal
or informal dress to suit your occasion,
and will play indoors or out (weather permitting). Whichever setup
you choose, Second Wind Jazz has the vocal hits and instrumental
favorites that will keep your audience satisfied and grooving!
If our full 18-piece group is a little more band than you need, the SWJ septet may be just the ticket. Drop a line or give us a call to explore options that fit your event.
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