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Colorado Swing

Colorado Swing Big Band performs an exciting variety of great music including classic Big Band Era and Las Vegas show standards as well as popular music arrangements from contemporary artists. We would love to entertain at your festival, fundraiser, dance, wedding, or special event. Our full-size big band creates that exciting sound you rarely hear anymore.

Colorado Swing Cats is our smaller party and dance band that is just the right size for your party, swing dance, wedding reception, Great Gatsby or Mardi Gras event This group offers the option to combine a variety music including roaring 20s, big band era swing, blues, traditional dance music, and contemporary popular music with vocals.   www.roaringtwentiesjazz.com

Colorado Swing features the area's top musical talent including great vocalists. Our arrangements feature the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Harry James, Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, Les Brown, George & Ira Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart, Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter, Buddy Rich, Brian Setzer, Gordon Goodwin, Bobby Darin, Doc Severinsen, Etta James, Nora Jones, Michael Buble, Patsy Cline, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Ella Fitzgerald as well as contemporary popular songs and artists.

We have great references from our many happy customers from our summer festival concerts, black-tie fundraisers, private parties, dances, weddings and special events. We would love to entertain at your event. We maintain an extensive list of fans and media contacts and will help promote your event.

  Call Kip Scholl at (970) 416-1414 to reserve your date.
Colorado Swing - promo sheet and band information  pdf download

Coming attractions .... 

Colorado Swing Cats
Sunday February 14th from 2 to 4 PM 
Valentine Dance 
Longmont Senior Center

910 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
This event is free and open to the public
but a reservation is required.
There are a few tickets still available.
Call (303) 651-8411
wooden dance floor
Longmont Senior Center

Colorado Swing Big Band
Thursday February 18  Swing Dance
Lory Student Center Ballroom
Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80521
6 PM CSU Swing Society dance lesson
7 to 10 PM big band dance
free admission for students with ticket
$10 admission for community members
tickets available now at

Colorado Swing Cats
Friday March 4 at  7:30 PM
Platte Valley Medical Center Foundation
tables available to foundation sponsors

Colorado Swing Cats
Saturday March 5 at  5:30 PM
New Vision Charter School Gala
tables available to sponsors
if you would like to be a sponsor contact Jen at

Colorado Swing Cats
Saturday March 19 from 7 to 11 PM 
Poudre Landmarks Foundation Time Travelers Ball
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

408 Mason Ct. Fort Collins, CO 80524
~ Have a ball while supporting local history! ~
get tickets here

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Please have your dance club or fund raising chairman contact me to have our performance boost the fun, excitement and attendance at your event. We have weddings and other private parties on our schedule, so please call as early as possible to reserve a date for your event.

Colorado Swing Big Band new CD is now available

listen to our new CD now  www.CDBaby.com

 sculpture image rights from
George Lundeen


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Our wide demand and recognition through out the Rocky Mountain region has prompted us to change our name from FortJazz Big Band to Colorado Swing Big Band in order to reflect our growing regional audience.

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esWe have great references from our many happy customers ...

4th of July at City Park Fort Collins
All American Picnic at the Fort Collins Senior Center
Associates in Family Medicine
American Cancer Society
American Vernacular Dance
Avogadro's Number
Avo's Annual JazzFest
Avalon Ballroom in Boulder
Bas Bleu Mardi Gras
Beet Street Fort Collins
Ben & Jerry's Summer Concert Series
Berthoud Day Festivities
Big Band Bash Estes Park
Brookside Gardens Event Center
Cafe Columbine
Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
City of Fort Collins
City of Loveland
Club Tico at City Park Center
Colorado State University
CSU 1870 Recognition Dinner
CSU Dining Services
CSU Lagoon Series Concerts
CSU Swing Dance Society
CSU ASAP entertainment
Columbine Health Systems
Columbine Knolls Recreation District
Dancetime in Loveland - Judy & Eldon Grimm
Englewood Sounds of Summer Concert Series
First National Bank Fort Collins
Friends of Traditional Dance
FoCoMX Fort Collins Music Experience
FortJazz Fest Jazz Festival
Fort Collins Arts Alive
Fort Collins Breakfast Optimists Club
Fort Collins Downtown Business Association
Fort Collins Jazz Experience
Fort Collins Knights of Columbus
Fort Collins Elk's Lodge
Fort Collins Lincoln Center
Fort Collins Library
Fort Collins Museum
Fort Collins Senior Center
Fort Collins Newcomers Club
Fort Collins Country Club
Front Range Community College
Good Samaritan Society Loveland Village
Goodtimes Dance Club
Greeley Friday Fest Concert Series
Harmony on the Green Concert Series
Historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park CO
Intercollegiate Swing Battle
Loveland Corn Roast Festival
Loveland Foote Lagoon Concert Series
Lutheran Family Services
NewWestFest Bohemian Nights
Palmer Properties - First Community Bank
PIIAC Conference Beaver Creek CO
Rotary International
Poudre Valley Hospital Foundation
Rigden Farms Senior Living
Saint John's Benefit Gala
SAVA Center
Sounds of Centerra Summer Concert Series
Sunset Event Center
Tennyson Center for Children
The Jumpin' JiveCats
The Rhythm Company
Town of Windsor CO
Wildfire Community Arts Center
Windsor Big Band Boogie Ball
Young Life Northern Colorado
... and many private wedd
ings and parties