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The Philly POPS BIG Band Swings from Sinatra to Today

The Philly POPS BIG Band Swings from Sinatra to Today

Parx Casino, Xcite Center

2999 Street Rd.
Bensalem, PA 19020
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Mar 29, 2018
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Thu, Mar 29, 2018
7:30pm
Doors Open at 6:30pm
7:30pm
Featuring

The Philly POPS BIG Band
Tony DeSare, vocalist

The BIG Band – led by Principal Trumpet Matt Gallagher – is set to visit Xcite Center on March 29 with a complement of seventeen POPS musicians, including longtime POPS collaborator Tony DeSare, who will join in on keyboards and vocals. DeSare sings Sinatra, Buble and Connick favorites with a special blend of Beatles, Prince and Springsteen chart-toppers. Gallagher’s BIG Band swings from Count Basie to Pat Metheny and wraps around DeSare’s tunes with a magic all its own. If you’ve found something to love in American popular music, you’ll find it in this electrifying show!


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Guest Artists

The Philly POPS BIG Band

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The Philly POPS BIG Band performs throughout the Philadelphia region. Composed of 18-20 musicians – five saxophones, five trumpets, four trombones, a drum set, a piano, a guitar, and bass – the BIG Band plays swing, ragtime and jazz in the style of the Count Basie Orchestra and Harry James Band while expanding its repertoire into all kinds of popular music from Latin to funk and rock. The Philly POPS BIG Band members were chosen for their passion for popular music. Each is also a teaching artist, adept at instructing the next generation of musicians.

Tony DeSare, vocalist & piano

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Tony DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness and robust musicality. Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare has lived up to this distinction by winning critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America and abroad. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas headlining with Don Rickles and major symphony orchestras, DeSare has brought his fresh take on old school class around the globe. DeSare has three top ten Billboard jazz albums under his belt and has been featured on the CBS Early Show, NPR, A Prairie Home Companion, the Today Show and his music has been posted by social media celebrity juggernaut, George Takei.
  

See The Philly POPS BIG Band featuring Tony DeSare perform at PARX Casino's new Xcite Center!