Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra
30's, 40's, Standards, Swing, Jazz Big Band
The Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra plays original charts from the 1930's and 1940's, exactly as they were played by the great bands of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, etc. This 16-piece big band plays the best charts of the swing era that will make you want to get up and dance.
The Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra has performed for swing dancers from around the country who have all raved about the authentic sound and feel this band gives to each performance. With over 85 charts in the book, this band will give the crowd plenty of variety for their dancing pleasure.
The Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra is comprised of 16 professional musicians and featured singer with a combined wealth of experience. These musicians have long associations with the biggest names in the music world including Count Basie, Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Les Brown, Brian Setzer, Bob Florence, Pancho Sanchez, Doc Severinsen, and many others, and have also played on numerous movie scores and TV shows including American Idol and Dancing With The Stars.
Ladd McIntosh, orchestrator for major motion pictures (see his credits on IMDB), is the leader of this incredible swing orchestra. Ladd is dedicated to reproducing the best music from the golden era of swing.
We challenge you to find a better, more authentic, more exciting swing band in America today!