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UPCOMING EVENTS ______

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Friday, November 1, 2019 • 7 – 9 PM
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

YOUR EVENT HERE

Contact us to book the band for your event

PAST EVENTS ______

Mardi Gras Party

All Dixieland Set

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Private Event, Ann Arbor, Michigan

WCCB Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 21, 2016
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jazz Concert

Monday, May 23, 2016
Cranbrook Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jazz Picnic

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Private Event, Milan, Michigan

Washtenaw Community Concert Band's Ensemble Concert

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Thursday, June 22, 2017 • 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Chelsea, Michigan

Warner Mansion 150th Birthday Gala

Saturday, August 12, 2017 • 7 – 9 PM
Governor Warner Mansion
Farmington, Michigan

Valentine's Day Dance

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Private Event, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Washtenaw Community Concert Band's Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018 • 2:00 PM
Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Guests of Paul Keller Orchestra

Monday, June 18, 2018
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Chelsea, Michigan

Jazz Picnic

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Private Event, Milan, Michigan

Guests of Paul Keller Orchestra

ALL Dixieland Set

Monday, July 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

St. Francis Parish Picnic

Sunday, September 9, 2018 • Private Event
Ann Arbor, Michigan

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Friday, November 2, 2018 • 7 – 9 PM
Zal Gaz Grotto, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Washtenaw Community Concert Band's Ensemble Concert

All Dixieland Set

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Thursday, June 6, 2019 • 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Clocktower Gazebo • Chelsea, Michigan

ABOUT THE BAND ______

The Big Band Theory is based in Southeast Michigan.

We play a variety of music from big band standards to jazz and pop/rock.

Big Band hits including

  • In the Mood
  • April in Paris
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
  • Moten Swing

 

Jazz standards such as

  • Groovin' Hard
  • 'Round Midnight
  • Work Song

 

Classic favorites like

  • Mission Impossible
  • Moon River
  • God Bless the Child

 

Pop and rock songs

  • Selections by Gordon Goodwin
  • Soulful Strut
  • Uptown Funk

 

The Big Band Theory includes

  • Michael Vanderhoof - alto sax
  • Cherryl Vanderhoof - alto sax/flute
  • Susan Westhoff - tenor sax/clarinet/band leader
  • Jon Kennedy - tenor sax
  • Larry Salenbien - bari sax
  • Marty Kapanowski - trumpet/flugelhorn
  • Duane Wells - trumpet/flugelhorn
  • Michael Westhoff - trumpet/flugelhorn
  • Andy Perez - trumpet/flugelhorn
  • Wayne Jahnke - trombone
  • Amere Horton - trombone
  • Mark Palmieri - trombone
  • Nathan Sparks - trombone
  • Richard Ingrao - guitar
  • Rich Rickman - bass
  • Jean Wilson - piano
  • Bob Kuszynski - drums

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CONTACT US ______

If you would like more information about The Big Band Theory or would like to book the band, please send us an email.

The Big Band Theory
P: 734.355.9040
E: contact@bbtheory.com