James L. Dean  - Big Band / Orchestra - New York City, New York

James L. Dean - Big Band / Orchestra | New York City, New York

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Country: United States
Based In: New York City, New York
Performs: Within 50 Miles
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The James L. Dean Orchestras consist of a 14 piece swing/jazz orchestra , dixie group [4-6 piece] 6piece swing /latin / ballroom dance band
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Description

The james l. Dean big band performs special programs such as a salute to Frank Sinatra / Count Basie/Duke Ellington , standard big band repertoire and classic rock etc.
the 6piece band performs swing/ jazz/ dixie etc.
please check www.jldeanorchestra.com / www.youtube.com /james l. Dean orchestras
e-mail ;deanorchestra@earthlink.net / phone (917-855-1879]

Biography

Instruments: tenor,alto, Bari saxes , clarinet, flute
U.S Navy School Of music Grad. 1967/ Navy Bands 1966-1970/1972/1974
attended Berklee School of Music 1970-71 / Mannes College [NYC] 1971-1972
Extensive show band experience in Catskill Mtns resorts 1971-1993 /Atlantic City/ Honolulu ,Hawaii/Las Vegas
recorded and produced 6 jazz albums on Cexton Records 1987-2008
Recorded and produced for Muse Records "'Generations'' with guest stars Pepper Adams and Frank Foster
Cadence Magazine named it "one of the top 10 records of 1986'
Club date band experience includes Steven Scott orchs. , Ha ...

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Experience

The james L.Dean big band was featured at the famous Whiskey Cafe in Lyndhurst, New Jersey for 9years on swing night [2003- may 2013]
the bands have performed many park concerts , special events , private parties and libraries in the metro area.
The James l.Dean big Band has had great performers such as Claudio Roditi, George Coleman ,, Sol Yaged,
Marlene Ver Planck, Jerry Vale, Julie Budd ,Patti Dunham as special guest stars.

Previous Clients

James l. Dean jazz group for three seasons performed the popular "jazz in the afternoon'' series in Jersey City.
For three years , the James L.Dean sextet performed 'a salute to the great T.V show themes at the Paramus library.
5 performances at the 92nd street YMHA on 92nd street / [swing dances]
The James l.Dean big Band performed at the annual Edgewater Arts and music festival in Edgewater N.J.
on June 16th 2013. the James l.Dean big band performed at the annual Wings and wheels Expo, at the Teterboro
airport for a crowd of over 3,000. response was most favorable.

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment.

Additional Information

Recorded and produced Cexton CD Swingin' at the Whiskey Cafe" [2004]
arrangements by Billy VerPlanck, .James l.Dean big band . Album was nominated for grammy.
James l.Dean Big Band performed at the 2008 at the Jersey Jazz Society festival with Stan Kenton Alumni
trumpet guest Mike Vax
The James L.Dean jazz group appeared on the NYC cable tv show April 2012 "minding your own Business''
with june middleton Esq. show can be seen on you tube.

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