Sunday, May 3, 2020
5:00pm – 8:00pm
El Segundo Woman’s Club
The Fabulous Esquires Big Band brings you their signature sound at “Full Swing Ahead!”, the inaugural spring swing benefit dance that helps keep the Esquires Teaching Program alive and strong. Join the band for dinner in an intimate music setting or join us to dance the Monday blues away!
LA’s best performers and brilliant young musicians come together to perform for two hours, pulling the best arrangements from swing greats Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, and many more.
Since 1958, the big band you know as “The Fabulous Esquires” has served its mission, founded by jazz great Stan Kenton, to inspire and support the next generation of musicians by teaching and celebrating big band music and the Great American Songbook.
The Esquires are led by Eric Brundin. Vocalists: Danny Freyer, Lia Booth, Kathleen Jequinto, Kevin Kennard, and Dane Thompson. Musicians: Mike Munson, Crystal Raymond, Ellen Engelke, Aaron Fong, Ben Sachs, Darren Atkins, Henry Mitchell, Alex Hille, Sabrina Rice, Megan Brundin, Paul-Michael Martin, Sarah Brown, Harmony Forsythe, Ori Huberman, Amanda Albini, Frank Giffen, & more!