About the Band
The 18 piece Brooklyn Big Band was founded in 2006 by BUMC music director Michael Anderson and North Hennepin Community College Jazz Ensemble Director David Mantini. Originally formed to play big band jazz arrangements of Christian hymn tunes for services, the BBB has expanded to classic, standard and modern jazz music suitable for any occasion or event including weddings, parties, dances, dinners and fund raisers. Want to see and hear them? Click here!
For more information please contact: David Mantini: 763-424-6704 or Michael Anderson: 763-561-1684, ext. 118 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Performance Dates:
Our Big Band has a busy spring and summer season ahead. Mark your calendars and be sure to cheer them on while listening to great jazz.
Tuesday, May 22, Andrew Residence, 7 PM, Minneapolis
Thursday, May 24, Willy McCoy’s in Champlin, 7pm-10pm, $10 at door for fundraiser
Sunday, June 10, Crooner’s Jazz Club, 4-6, Columbia Heights
Sunday, June 17, BUMC Ice Cream Social, 10am at BUMC
Sunday, July 8, Golden Valley Lutheran Church, morning services and concert
Sunday, July 22, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Maple Grove, morning services
Tuesday, July 24, 7 PM, Brooklyn Center Band Shell
Wednesday, August 22, evening concert, Faith-Lilac Way Lutheran Church, Crystal
Saturday, September 22, time to be determined, Chanhassen United Church of Christ Festival
Sample our repertoire
Below are some sample set lists for various events. If there is something that you would like to especially include, please ask! We are constantly adding and would love to get your input!
|Jazz Charts for Worship||Christmas Time||Classic and Modern Jazz|
|A Greater Power||Go Tell It On The Mountain||25 Or 6 2 4||Here, There and Everywhere|
|Amazing Grace||Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas||Big Swing Face||I’m Getting Sentimental Over You|
|Amen||Hot Chocolate||Birdland||In The Mood|
|Beautiful One||Jingle Bells||Blue Moon||Jamie|
|How Sweet the Sound||Jolly Old St. Nicholas||Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy||Malaguena|
|I Want Jesus To Walk With Me||Let It Snow||Born To Be Wild||Never My Love|
|Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory||Nutcracker Swing||Cute||O Lady Be Good|
|Now To Him Who Is Able To Do||O Tannenbaum||Danny Boy||One O’clock Jump|
|Nutcracker Swing||The First Noel||Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me||Pennsylvania 6-5000|
|Rock Of Ages||Eager Beaver||Perdido|
|When The Saints Go Marching||Easy Does It||Shiny Stockings|
|Eli’s Coming||Slight Derangement|
|Fly Me To The Moon||Take The A Train|
|Follow My Lead||Thaditude|
|Get It On||Time For A Change|
|Zoot Suit Riot|