The Swan Big Band in 2019
After a musically diverse 2018, the Swan Big Band looks forward to a busy 2019. You can hear us on the following dates:
- Friday, 24. May 2019, 20:00: Hafenkonzerte Rapperswil (www.hafenkonzerte.ch)
- Sunday, 8. September 2019, 11:00: Jazz Brunch Bauschänzli Zürich (good weather only)
The band at an engagement in Kongresshaus Zürich in November 2016.
Like many other big bands, in its early days the Swan Big Band focused on the music of the grand masters such as Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Count Basie. The versatile ensemble would not do its name justice if it left classic swing numbers out of its repertoire. But the Swan Big Band is expanding its repertoire constantly and cultivates a broad range of styles from Latin and traditional dance rhythms to funk and modern classics. The renowned band leader Erwin Lorant, for many years a member of the Pepe Lienhard Orchestra, has fronted the Swan Big Band with huge success for over ten years.
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