Free Swing Band Concert in Mindowaskin Park

The Westfield Community Swing Band, AKA Nostalgia –The Big Band under the leadership of Sal Melillo and conducted by George Estes, returns to Mindowaskin Park on Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. 

It is a 16-piece Swing Band featuring vocalist, Bob Marino. Its members are musicians who have performed with big bands and other ensembles throughout the New York and New Jersey area. During this performance, the band takes concert goes on a nostalgic journey through time creating the sound and styles of the big band era, often performing the original scores of Count Base, Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman amongst other big band greats. Bob Marino, known for his style of sophistication and charm is often found to have tonal comparisons to Frank Sinatra. Marino, a Jersey native, and a resident of Warren Township will sing some of the selections from Dean Martins “Ain’t That A Kick In The Head,” “Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra and “Beyond the Sea” by Bobby Darin. 

Additional selections for the evening include Count Basie’s “Until I Met You,” Duke Ellington’s “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” and Artie Shaw’s “Begin the Beguine” among many other popular big band favorites.

The concert will be held in Mindowaskin Park, located next to the Westfield Municipal Building at 425 East Broad St. in Westfield. The event is free to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs. The Westfield Community Concert Band is sponsored by the Westfield Recreation Department, Bruce Kaufmann, director. For further information, call 908-789-4080 or the swing band at 908-342-2227. For more information about the band, go to www.nostalgiathebigband.com.

Contact Information
  1. Bruce Kaufmann
  2. 908-342-2227
  3. info@westfieldcommunityband.com
Thu, July 19
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 07/19/2018 7:30pm 07/19/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Free Swing Band Concert in Mindowaskin Park

The Westfield Community Swing Band, AKA Nostalgia –The Big Band under the leadership of Sal Melillo and conducted by George Estes, returns to Mindowaskin Park on Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.

It is a 16-piece Swing Band featuring vocalist, Bob Marino. Its members are musicians who have performed with big bands and other ensembles throughout the New York and New Jersey area. During this ...

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