The Tommy Wade Orchestra has been in business for four years. We play at the Aladdin Shrine Center here in columbus every two months for six to eight hundred dancers and listeners. I play solo Trumpet covering several Maynard Ferguson and Doc Severinsen charts along with many of the standards played by just about everyone. My musicians are all seasoned pros and know how to make you warm and fuzzy. Carl Wyatt and Heidi Turner are my vocalists. There are none better!
Larry Fox: Lead Trumpet
Tom Young: Split Lead Trumpet
Jeff Cumberland: Trumpet
Sam DiGiorgio: Trumpet
Ralph Kerns: Trumpet
Grant Gilbert: Trumpet
Nelson Foucht: Lead/Jazz Trombone
Doug Lear: Split Lead/Jazz Trombone
Ryan Moritz: Trombone
Julie Spangler: Trombone
Tom Allen: Bass Trombone
Tom Schwieterman: Lead/Jazz Alto
Jan Schwieterman: Alto
Stan Pomoroy: Jazz Tenor
Leo Hall: Tenor Sax
Tim Keller: Bari Sax
Wes Turner: MC and Vocalist
Heidi Turner: Female vocalist
Carl Wyatt: Male Vocalist
Larry Loeffert: Trumpet and Asst Director
Dave Haney: Drummer
Rich Barrett: Piano
Steve Bennett: Bass
David Bruns: Guitar
Aaron Jude: Synth, Sax, and vocals
I am a big band musician! I have followed Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen, Arturo Sandoval and still try to cover some of their material. Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Woody Herman, The Tonight show band, and locally the Famous Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Arts Group. I have a lot of history with Glen Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and many others as well.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 180 - 240 minutes
That our music was good for dancing or listening. I feature either a vocalist or and instrumentalist on just about every piece of music played. I have great Jazz players who perform very well on featured pieces. Great comments every time we play.
We have our own sound, stands, and lighting. We do not bring chairs. Just give us chairs and a place to plug in several electronic devices and we are good to go.
My library is over 10,000 charts which makes us very flexible for the different venues. We can play a dance, Jazz Concert, weddings, dinner music, and a combination of any of those. I will be happy to discuss the play list with you.
Past Booked Dates:
12-08-2012 — Aladdin Shrine Center
10-20-2012 — Aladdin Shrine Center
08-11-2012 — Aladdin Shrine Center
05-26-2012 — Aladdin Shrine Center
05-15-2012 — Dublin Retirement
04-21-2012 — Watkins Memorial H.S. Fund Raiser
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Casino, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Dinner Dance, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Holiday Party, Hotel, Launch Party, Reunion, Trade Show, Wedding Reception, Workshop
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