Welcome to the Swing Time Big Band site.
The Swing Time Big Band based in Bloomington, Indiana is a standard 17-piece jazz ensemble. Formed in 2015 by band leader Jerry Jerome, the ensemble is now led by Janis Stockhouse, former Director of Bands at Bloomington High School North.
The group rehearses twice per month and performs at a variety of venues in the Bloomington area. Their repertoire includes the music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Sammy Nestico, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, and many others.
Currently, all positions are filled, however, we welcome interested musicians and we do have a need for players on all instruments to be added to our “sub list.” Please contact Janis Stockhouse for more details. firstname.lastname@example.org
In Full Swing is accepting new members for the semester starting in January 2020. If interested, please contact Janis Stockhouse at email@example.com Each combo rehearses twice per month for 90 minutes and will work up tunes for a show in May 2020. A quote from one of our adult bass players: “What a great experience. …
We performed along with the IU Swing Dance Club at College Mall on December 15th
Thursday, Nov.14, 5:30-8p.m., $8 gen. adm., $6 students, Jazz Fables presents Bloomington’s own Janiece Jaffe, singing her Fall Jazz Fables concert with her DaVida Trio +1: feat. Peter Lerner-guitar (jazz recording guitarist from Chicago), Dave Bruker-bass, + David Miller-trumpet, flugelhorn, performing Janiece’s versions of her favorite jazz classics, great American songbook classics, Jobim’s Bossa Novas, …