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Jazz Alliance Big Band Dance at Wilson County Fair

The Jazz Alliance invites anyone and everyone to attend their Big Band/Jazz and Swing Dance Friday Aug. 24 at the Wilson County Fair in the Fiddlers Grove Pavilion from 7-9 p.m. There is lots of room to dance and fun will be the order of the night.  

Joe Thordsen Co-Director of the The Jazz Alliance Big Band says, “We want this to become a headline event at the Wilson County Fair so we invite everyone to come out and show support for a great classic music style.  If you are in high school or a senior citizen we invite you to be there on the 24th to enjoy all that the Fair has to offer but at 7 p.m. the party breaks out in the Fiddlers Grove Pavilion and ballroom dancing including Swing, Jive, Fox Trot, Lindy Hop, Quick Step, Cha Cha, Latin and the Waltz will be happening. Please call your friends and make this the happening place in Wilson County on a Wednesday night.  

David Diehl Co-Director adds that, “The Jazz Alliance is a non-profit 19 member community big band jazz ensemble based out of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee and is a member of The Arts Alliance. Founded in 2007, the band is made up of businessmen, teachers, doctors, and other professionals, as well as professional musicians from Nashville, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon and surrounding communities who enjoy performing big band jazz music. We perform music made famous by Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Billie Holiday, Chicago, Stevie Wonder and many others. The Jazz Alliance has classic big band instrumentation which includes five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, guitar, bass, piano, drums, Gary Rabideau and Lynn are the vocalists for a real Big Band sound that gets your toes tapping and your feet moving .”   

“Our music spans from the 1930’s to the 1970’s and beyond. We feature an eclectic repertory of instrumental and dance music which includes big band swing, bebop, Latin (including bossa nova, mambo and rumba), contemporary jazz, standards, as well as some rock n roll, fusion, funk and blues”, Mario Davidson Co-Director exclaims.  

Once again The Jazz Alliance invites everyone to come to the Wilson County Fair on  Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. for the best Big Band music, a great time and dance the night away right here in Lebanon, Tennessee. 

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