New York City's finest musicians relive the magic of the Jive and Lindy Hop era, when Zoot Suits were the rage and swing was King! Jesters of Jive present “Zoot Suit Boogie” a refreshing, horn driven celebration of 1940's and Revival Swing with hot vocals, killer brass, dancers, celebrity impersonators, toe tappin' grooves & a smokin' 7 piece band!
Known for her infusion of mirth into jazz music, Funny Jazz Chick, Joan Crowe has assembled some of New York's hippest jazz cats into an unforgettable ensemble. This New York City band is influenced by the jump-jive and swing bands of the 1940's including Count Basie, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and The Dorsey Brothers. The Jesters of Jive also draw repertoire from the 1990's Swing Revival bands such as Cherry Poppin Daddies, Brian Setzer, Royal Crown Review and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The show incorporates professional jazz dancers to inspire and impress, and a Louis Armstrong mimic to create an experience right out of the 1940's golden age. The band provides live entertainment for all kinds of music lovers by playing a wide range of genres including East and West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Jump-Jive, Jazz and even Salsa! Music helped a generation survive the last great depression and it is sure to work its magic once again!
Bring fun to your upcoming event or party, book the Jesters now! Jesters of Jive is the perfect musical experience for a livley and memorable party or special occasion!