The Tom Daugherty Orchestra is a Nationally Touring show and dance orchestra featuring an exciting and entertaining "Las Vegas Big Band" show style. The group performs a wide variety of music featuring the original 'Big Band' arrangements exactly as recorded of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, The Swing Era, Frank Sinatra, and The Great American Songbook. Included is a male and female vocalist as well as our vocal group The Sentimental Singers. Also available is our female vocal trio recreating The Andrews Sisters. "Swing Shift" our six piece group is also available for smaller venues. THEMED SHOWS and WEDDINGS our specialty!
What to Expect
"Live Music" what a sound! Especially when it's an exciting and authentic big band.
You and your guests will experience an event that is classy and entertaining. You will be entertained by the "best" musicians in the business. You will hear the original music arrangements performed as they were originally recorded. And best of all it will sound so new and fresh. We will "MC" your entire event. DJ services are also available for your reception or event.
What A Fabulous Sound!.........
When You Want A Class Act For Your Event.........
When You Want Only The Best For Your Event!.....................
THEMED SHOWS and WEDDINGS our specialty!
THE TOM DAUGHERTY SWINGIN' SOUNDS ORCHESTRA
is a Nationally Touring show and dance orchestra. Themed Shows and Weddings our specialty!. 1920's Great Gatsby Gangster Gala Flapper Show, Bob Hope USO Tribute, Las Vegas Nights And The Rat Pack, Hollywood Legends and Frank Sinatra, The Glenn Miller AAF Band Tribute in full WWII Uniforms, The Glenn Miller Tribute, The Tommy Dorsey Tribute, Vietnam Welcome Home, 007 Spy Tribute, An American Christmas, Happy New Year Big Band Bash, Sentimental Swing With Strings. The group performs a wide variety of music featuring the original 'Big Band' arrangements exactly as recorded of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, The Swing Era, Frank Sinatra, and The Great American Songbook. We are the "real", "authentic", Big Band recreating The Swing Era.
15 Piece 'Big Band'
15 Piece 'Big Band' with strings
6 Piece "Swing Shift" Combo, 4 Piece Combo, Trio, Duet
Male and Female Vocalists
15 Piece Army Air Force Band with full AAF Uniforms
4 Member vocal group - 'The Sentimental Singers'
3 Member female vocal group - 'The Swingin' Sweethearts' (Andrews Sisters)
The Tom Daugherty Swingin' Sounds Orchestra has performed for national venues and does travel outside of The State Of Ohio.
"Sinatra" A Tribute
"Bob Hope USO Tribute"
" Las Vegas Nights With the Rat Pack"
"Big Band Legends"
"Glenn Miller AAF Band Tribute"
"Big Band Legends"
"The Glenn Miller Tribute"
"The Tommy Dorsey Tribute"
"The Benny Goodman Tribute"
"1920's Great Gatsby Tribute",
"1920's Gangster Gala"
"007 Spy Tribute"
" Vietnam Welcome Home"
"An American Christmas"
and many more.
The group is under the direction of trombonist-arranger Tom Daugherty Pfrogner: 'The Big Band Keeper of The Flame' . He has produced several recordings, television shows, and live radio broadcasts with the orchestra. As a professional trombonist, Tom has performed with many outstanding groups and jazz artists such as Urbie Green, Maynard Ferguson, and Dizzy Gillespie. As a musical arranger, Tom has written over 800 musical arrangements and transcriptions. He arranges music for many groups throughout the country and in Europe. Recently The Tom Daugherty Swingin' Sounds Orchestra was featured in the new book 'Big Bands & Great Ballrooms' by Jack Behrens. The orchestra was also recently featured in the December issue of Leisure Group Travel magazine for their performances on tour at Virginia beach. The group has performed at famous venues such as The Greenbrier Resort, Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, Cedar Point Ballroom, The Glenn Miller Festival in Clarinda, Iowa and many other numerous locations.
'The Tom Daugherty Orchestra reputation as first class musicians brought a sell out crowd.'
Teresa Lacy Special Events Director The National Museum Of The United States Air Force.
'An Outstanding performance........... concert goers enjoyed the standards but also the 90s swing hit makers were also well received'.
Karen Durham Director Fraze Pavilion Kettering ,Ohio
'A jump-jivin good time'. Tom Hopkins Dayton Daily News
'The true keepers of the flame' Norman Leyden Conductor Oregon Pops ,Arranger with Glenn Miller's AAF Band during WWII.
'A Most impressive, wonderful band', Paul Tanner, trombonist with original Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Wedding Quote: "We Can't thank you enough for your professionalism, talent, and the beautiful presentation you made on our wedding night. In addition to the joy we and our guests felt listening and dancing to your music, the band also looked great. We recieved so many compliments for the style and beauty of the music your orchestra played that night. There is no doubt we made the right choice asking The Tom Daugherty Orchestra to play at our wedding reception. You made it a night that we and our guests will never forget, and for that we feel very lucky." Ken & Anna Brown
Wedding Quote: "Matt and I just wanted to thank you all for such a wonderful performance! We have recieved numerous compliments on the amazing band! You made everything so easy, were so friendly, and you are wonderful musicians! I'll definitely tell everyone about you! Thank you so much!" Matt & Chrissy Snyder
Past Booked Events
|May 23, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Centerville, OH AAF Glenn Miller Tribute|
|December 15, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Newport, KY An American Christmas|
|September 10, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Cincinnati OH, AAF Glenn Miller Tribute|
Most Requested Songs - Old Time Rock And Roll - Bob Dylan, Twist And Shout - Beatles, How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees, Hang On Sloopy - Ohio State, Jump' Jive' And Wail - Louie Prima, Down At The Twist And Shout, - In The Mood - Glenn Miller, And Many More,....... - American Patrol - Glenn Miller, Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin, At Last - Etta James, Blue Skies - Frank Sinatra, Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis, Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra, Evergreen - Barbara Streisand, Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra, How Deep Is Your Love? - Bee Gees, I Left My Heart In San Francisco - Tony Bennett, I'll Be Seeing You - Frank Sinatra, It Had To Be You - Harry Connick, I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra, L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole, Moon River - Andy Williams, My Funny Valentine - Frank Sinatra, My Kind Of Town - Frank Sinatra, My Way - Frank Sinatra, New York - New York, Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Seger, Opus 1 - Tommy Dorsey, Rock Around The Clock - Bill Hailey & Comets, Satin Doll - Duke Ellington, Sing'Sing'Sing - Benny Goodman, String of Pearls - Glenn Miller, Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra, Unforgettable - Nat King Cole, Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra, Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra, And Many More - of 700 songs
Please check our web site www.tomdaughertyorchestra.com for more songs and information.
|Tom Daugherty||Leader, Lead Trombone, Music Arranger, Sentimental Singers|
|Mindy Meltzer||Female Vocalist, Sentimental Singers, Swingin' Sweethearts|
|Jarrod Harrah||Male Vocalist, Sentimental Singers, Tour Manager|
|15 Talented Muscians||The "Best" Of The Professionals|
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, The Rat Pack, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and all the performers of The Big Band Era.