An exciting cornucopia of some of the greatest Big Band hits of the Swing Era, featuring such songs as:
And The Angels Sing, It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Opus One, Don't Be That Way, Stompin' At The Savoy, Loch Lomond, Bugle Call Rag, Moonglow, Take The A Train, Sophisticated Lady,
Satin Doll, Sing Sing Sing, Elmers Tune, Volga Boatman, St. Louis Blues March, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Kalamazoo, Chatanooga Choo Choo, Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree, American Patrol, In The Mood, Blues In The Night, Besame Mucho, Stardust, Hello Dolly, High Society, What A Wonderful World.
Full Orchestra :
Vln.I/II - Viola - Cello - Double Bass
2 Flutes - 2 Oboes - 2 Clarinets - 2 Bassoons
4 French Horns
3 Trumpets - 3 Trombones - Tuba
Jazz Piano - Jazz Acoustic Bass - Jazz Trap Set
All arrangements by Gary Guthman
Composer, arranger, orchestrator, and trumpeter.
Gary Guthman has cooperated in concert with such renowned artists as Stan Kenton, Louis Bellson, The Dorsey Brothers Big Band, Clark Terry as well as the Bee Gees,
Tom Jones, Aretha Franklin, Paul Anka, Burt Bacharach,
Tony Bennett, Michel Legrand, Anne Murray, Neil Sedaka.
From 1999-2001 he was musical director for Michael Bublé.
"If Canada had a Las Vegas, show-trumpeter, Gary Guthman would be its Tony Bennet. He's smooth, he's got all the moves,
he sings and he plays trumpet like Gabriel on amphetamines! Musically, he's extraordinary".
- Halifax Chronicle Herald
"What a great concert last Friday! Your performance got our audience tapping, clapping, singing and shouting Bravo!"
- James M. Johnson - Executive Director /New York POPS
"Gary Guthman's virtuoso trumpet playing was astounding and he was, as always, at his best, informing and entertaining all
in a very inviting manner."
- Barry McArton - Executive Director - Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra