194 Queen West, Toronto

Swing Shift Big Band

We are thrilled to be hosting the release of Swing Shift Big Band's new album on May 6th!

Formed in 1996, Jim John's Swing Shift Big Band is a favourite with both dancing and listening audiences.  Playing a repertoire of Big Band-Era giants like Miller, Dorsey, Basie, Ellington and Buddy Rich, this 19-piece orchestra keeps audiences immersed in the golden age of jazz music.

Personnel: Jim John, Doug Banwell, Dave Coules, Jeff Pighin, Rolf Rogde (saxes), Noel Methven, Bob Clegg, Jim Shea, Kevin Thomson (trumpets), Rob Williams, Mike Coulson, Rob Mee, Fabian Frendo (Trombones), Carol Olson (piano), Ron Johnston (bass), Daryl Knox (drums) Norm Stewart (guitar) and Dave Statham, Larisa Renee (vocals).

Performances this month:
Saturday, October 21, 2017