Jazz Orchestra Spreads ‘Big Band Fever’

Jazz Orchestra Spreads 'Big Band Fever'

Saturday - Oct. 5, 2019
2:00 pm

The Scott Center for Performing Arts
5625 Holy Trinity Drive
Melbourne, FL 32940

For more information about the Space Coast Symphony’s 2019-20 Season or the Symphony for Everyone discount ticket program, please visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or call toll-free (855) 252-7276.

“It don’t mean a thing, if it aint’ got that swing.”  The popular song lyric sums up the mindset of concert-goers to Big Band Fever, a swinging concert by the Space Coast Symphony JAZZ Orchestra, featuring Big Band music of the 1940s. Brevard will have two chances to catch Big Band Fever, first at 2:00 PM and again at 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 5 at the Scott Center for Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Suntree.  Under the direction of band leader Frank Wosar, the dynamic Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra will swing the hottest decade of Big Band hits in this entertaining performance. The audience can expect to hear Central Florida’s finest jazz musicians perform selections from the legendary bands of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington and many more. Favorite songs like “Sing, Sing, Sing” “Begin the Beguine,” “Hawaiian War Chant,” “Caravan” and “Luck be a Lady” are all on the program. To add to the excitement, four Arthur Murray dancers will perform dance numbers to the music of the 1940’s. Director of Jazz Bands at Valencia College, Frank Wosar is a four-time Down Beat Award winner for outstanding jazz solo. $25 advance tickets for adults are available through the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or at Marine Bank & Trust in Suntree.  Tickets at the door are $30. Big Band Fever is free for those aged 18 and under or with a student ID. For more information, call toll free to 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.

Space Coast Symphony JAZZ Orchestra Conductor, Frank Wosar brings together the best Central Florida musicians for Big Band Fever.

“The bios of our players read like a ‘Who’s Who’ of jazz,” said Wosar. “They have played with some of the biggest names of yesterday and today. Between the talent onstage and incredible 40’s music to draw from, this will be one swinging jazz concert.”

Jazz Orchestra Spreads 'Big Band Fever'