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Swing Orchestra

Tapping into the rich dance band traditions of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Xavier Cugat, Tommy Dorsey and other historical favorites such as Bob Wills, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, The Whole of the Moon Swing Orchestra provides the perfect musical soundtrack for parties, weddings, anniversaries, corporate functions, and other special events. The band features cream of the crop of the Los Angeles music community and is comprised of passionate and professional musicians who love to play. We are dedicated to making your event a very special occasion that everyone will enjoy. Our full orchestra ...  

Learn About Swing Music for Weddings

Live swing orchestras have become increasingly popular for wedding ceremonies and receptions in the last few years. This is due in part to the fact that many brides envision a wedding day with a touch of Old Hollywood class. Without a doubt, the best compliment to a vintage wedding is live swing music. Swing music was the most popular form of music from the mid-1930′s until well after the American involvement in World War II. It also experienced a revival in the late-1990′s with bands like the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, the Squirrel Nut Zippers and the Brian ...  
“The musicians were fantastic -- they were the toast of our entire ceremony and reception. My husband is Scottish, but we also love jazz, and the ensemble found a way for us to blend both. They played pieces for us that were not too folksy but still gave us the unique feel we were hoping for and it did not go unnoticed. Guests told us it was some of the best live music they had heard and that made our special day even more memorable.”

—Melanie & Matthew, married May 21, 2006, Historical Courthouse, Santa Barbara, CA

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