The 18-piece Beantown Swing Orchestra
- featuring American Idol
finalists John Stevens
and Erika Van Pelt
, semifinalist Jen Hirsh
, and jazz vocalist Laura Brunner
- represents the future of big band swing music. Specializing in the performance of vintage Swing Era and Sinatra classics as well as popular and original songs custom arranged for big band, its mission is to bring big band music back into the mainstream for future generations to enjoy.
Now in its eighth year, the Beantown Swing Orchestra is available for classy weddings
where it is important to get all ages onto the dance floor. It also performs concerts
and offers school assemblies
with the goal of engaging, entertaining, and educating audiences with this historically significant and most sophisticated form of American music ever created.
Sinatra Tribute Album
Our Sinatra tribute album, featuring John Stevens, will be released later this year. A limited number of CDs are currently available directly from the band, so order now!
Bring our big band and American Idol
singers to your school for educational assemblies, concerts,
and even dances!
Crane Estate Videos
Check out our 13 YouTube videos from an outdoor concert with 1800 people at the Crane Estate in Ipswich, Massachusetts - one of our best and most exciting performances ever.
Clang Went the Trolley
Our modern-day remake of Judy Garland's music video for "The Trolley Song" was filmed on a Boston Green Line streetcar!
Book the Band
Getting married or organizing a large classy party? See what we have to offer to help make your event as magnificent as possible.
Best First Dance Ever
Here is an amazing first dance from a
1940s-themed wedding at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.