The Dave Banks Big Band- This powerhouse 17 piece swinging
big band is
based out of Akron, Ohio and is led by Ohio native and 20 year Las Vegas
veteran trumpet artist, Dave Banks.
The band boasts of having the very top
players in the Northeast Ohio area including trumpeter John English, saxophonists
Don Turoso, Bob Esterle and Dave Kana, trombonists Chas Baker, Scott Garlock and drummer Mark Gonder. Dave fronts the band
with his soaring trumpet reminding you of Doc Severinson, Harry James and Maynard Ferguson. This band will definitely make
your event sparkle. Their repertoire ranges from original compositions to standard big band favorites. Featured vocalists
have included Peggy Coyle, Shannon Eller, Marsha Newman, Barb Knight, Helen Welch, Michael Sonata, John Morton, Frederick
Davis and Paul Hoffman.
Their library of big band music includes hit songs arranged by the best writers in the business. They
have played to packed houses at the Cleveland Bop Stop, the Packard Music Hall, Carousel Dinner Theatre, The Tangier
Ballroom and The Kent Stage. They will travel the United States, Canada and Europe and are available for Cruise Ship bookings.
|Vocalist Michael Sonata as "Frank"
Our RAT PACK SHOW is
ready for YOU!!
The Dave Banks Big Band is ready to bring the RAT PACK to your event and make
it spectacular! Contact Dave to set up a date at 330-472-2512.
|Dave and members of The Rat Pack!
National Rat Pack Show Features DBBB at Fundraiser!
The Dave Banks Big Band once again showed its musical ability to back major entertainers and also help a worthy cause.
Flashes Of Hope presented Big Shots and Little Stars on October 2, 2014 at the Quicken Loans Arena. Featured on the event
was one of the National touring Rat Pack Shows. The Musical Director is one of Dave's Las Vegas buddies, Lon Bronson. All
of the Cavalier players, coaches and even owner Dan Gilbert were there lending their support as well. 1400 guests had a great
DBBB in Pit for "Guys And Dolls"
Members of The Dave Banks Big Band will be lending
their talents to the CenterStage production of "Guys and Dolls" held March 12-22, 2015 at Walsh Jesuit High School. Dave will
serve as Director and Music Director of the show.