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New York City Swing in FREE concert Monday Dec. 6 7PM Queens, NY


East Elmhurst Branch (Queens Public Library System)
95-06 Astoria Boulevard
East Elmhurst, Queens
Admission: Free

Contact: Ms. Johnnie Dent- Head Librarian

To access sample music & video clips:

Whether it’s a White House Inaugural, the Grammies after party, a U.N. Ambassador’s Ball or a Sopranos wedding (actress Jamie Lynn Sigler’s), New York City Swing has always been the band to call.

Their winning formula of top notch musicians, electrifying horn sections and incredible singers makes New York City Swing the most talked about entertainment company in the Tri State Area. Their superlative degree of musicianship, showmanship and versatility uniquely qualifies them to satisfy the most discriminating audiences, keeping the dance floor packed all night long.

As the brainchild of trumpeter Dore DeQuattro, New York City Swing was born over 15 years ago as an 18 piece swing band. Joined by Steve Shane on drums, together they molded and diversified this dynamic horn band adding all styles of music including 50s and 60’s rock and Motown, 70’s Funk and Disco, Top 40 hits and all ethnic styles. Whether in tuxedos or Zoot Suits, these dynamic, versatile performers fire up any and all audiences.

Featured in countless newspaper and magazine articles, including The New York Times and People Magazine, New York City Swing is the band of choice for corporate events, fund raisers, society parties and weddings. They have also backed up such legends as The Four Tops, Lou Rawls, Roberta Peters and Chuck Berry to name but a few.

Liz Smith raved about New York City Swing in her column. Geraldo Rivera said in his toast at a recent party, “This is beyond a doubt the best band I’ve even seen at a party…New York City Swing.”

New York City Swing beat out The Bangles, Del Fuegos and Wynton Marsalis in 1987 and 1988 for the coveted title of College Band of the year. Over the last decade, their reputation has grown and so has the organization. With the formation of Uptown Swing, 52nd St. Swing, Big City Swing, The Dream Team and The B.O.P. Band, New York City Swing is still going and growing strong.

Don’t miss New York City Swing when they perform at the East Elmhurst Library Monday December 6 at 7:00.