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George Gee Swing Orchestra

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George Gee Swing Orchestra

While he was a Freshman at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, George Gee launched his Make-Believe Ballroom program (named after the vintage Martin Block show) on the college radio station - and told everyone who’d listen about his dream of leading his own big band. In an era when punk, new wave and heavy metal ruled, some first thought that George was revisiting the past. Twenty-five years later, it is delightfully clear that George was just way ahead of his time!

The only Chinese-American Swing big band leader, George Gee is unique in so many ways. The snap in his fingers, the shuffle in his step and that unbridled joy he radiates and spreads like ecstatic wildfire to all his world-class musicians make immediate and permanent impressions on audiences, musicians, and dancers - even seasoned press! It must be in his blood—since he was a kid, all George ever wanted to do was lead his own big band....
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  • Settin' the Pace

    GJazz Records
    2005
  • Buddha Boogie

    Swing 46
    2004
  • Settin' The Pace

    GJazz Records
    2004

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