The Swan Big Band in 2020
Musicians wanted: we are currently looking for a guitarist and to strengthen our trumpet section (dep. lead). Please contact us if you are interested.
After 3 months in Covid-19 Lockown, we are pleased to be able to perform for you again:
- Monday, 22. June and 29. June, 20:00 to 21:30: Concerts in Parkbad Seerose, Horgen; free entry with collection (only in good weather; information will be posted here by 17:00 on the day of the concert).
- 29 June: The weather is good – the concert will take place!
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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