Oceanside CA— Back by popular demand, the City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation Division proudly presents the Big Band Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra on Sunday, August 11 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the beautiful El Corazon Senior Center, located 3302 Senior Center Drive in Oceanside. Summer is winding down – don’t miss this one! Singles, couples, dancers and music lovers are all welcome to enjoy a summer night on the patio.
Founded in the 1980’s, the Big Band Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra is an 18-piece swing band and local legend. This talented group of performers can range in age from 16 to 91! They soothe souls with classics from the Big Band/Swing era of the 1930’s & 1940’s, including original arrangements made famous by the bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, and many more. Big Band Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra regulars, sidemen and even Oceanside H.S. alum Tad Calcara (principal clarinetist of the Utah Symphony since 1999) may sit in.
Ages 21+, ID required. Admission includes two beverages and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Fairwinds Ivey Ranch. Socializing, music, dancing and fun are included! Admission is $10. Tickets are available online at http://apm.activecommunities.com/oceansiderec/Activity_Search/7369. Tickets are also available at the Oceanside Country Club Senior Center, the El Corazon Senior Center, or at the door. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Looking ahead, September, October and November monthly dances will be held at Country Club Senior Center 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please pick up the latest 2019 dance flyer at the Ssenior Centers. For general information please visit www.oceansiderec.com.