Brought back by popular demand is the Uptown Big Band. This band brought down the house during our inaugural Jazz Festival concert last September.
The Uptown Big Band is a 13-piece vintage jazz orchestra playing standards from the WWII Era, swing music from around the world, music from the Roaring 20s, the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s to the present, and Rock. Talented vocalists have stage presence, and the band lights up the event with rhythm and pizzazz. Music Influenced by: Michael Buble, Pink Martini, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Harry Connick, Jr., Sinatra, Rat Pack, and Norah Jones. Venues played: The Wrigley Mansion, the Arizona Biltmore, the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, the Phoenix Ritz Carlton, Phoenix and Scottsdale Hyatt Regency, Tucson's La Paloma and the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort.