Microsoft Jazz Band does Zoot Suit Riot

imageThe MJB performed their first gig (of five per year) on Seattle’s Eastside at the Third Place Commons. Did I mention how much I love working at Microsoft? We usually have two practices before a gig and the roster rotates amongst a core of over 30 players for the 18 slots.

Last year we did the mostly Basie thing. This year it’s all about providing much needed support for swing dancers. The Eastside Swing Cats are some of our fav people and they will often show up with a cadre of dancers to jazz up the dance floor.

Soloist Bruce Gallagher and Director Ray Guyll

Our next gig will be at the North Bellevue Community Center where Alison and the Eastside Swing Cats will be hosting the annual Valentine Day’s Dance. Be there or be square.

About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Seattle Solid GOLD Big Band (formerly the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra) a GOLD sax quartet, and enjoy time with family and friends.
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