The Pasco County, Florida based Florida Jazz Express is a professional 18-member big band consisting of highly talented and experienced musicians. Established in January 2017, the band has become Florida’s freshest and most dynamic contemporary big band. Florida Jazz Express will take you back with ”standards” and wow you with more recent renditions, all with their high-quality sound. The band has a towering repertoire of music to suit your listening and dancing needs! No matter the occasion, Florida Jazz Express can seamlessly fit your needs.
Our repertoire of arrangements includes classic big band, modern, jazz and Latin music. Our programs can be customized to suit any event. We perform danceable Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Les Brown, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman and Glenn Miller style music as well as more modern and jazz concert pieces in the styles of Buddy Rich, Doc Severinsen, Tom Kubis, Maynard Ferguson, Gordon Goodwin and Earth Wind and Fire. The Latin music of Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, Mario Bauza, Humberto Ramirez and other composers guarantees a hot and exciting event.
The band has enjoyed a 22 month residency at the Dockside Grille in New Port Richey since May 2017.
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